Michael Gee Cedar Top Classical Guitar NEW IN!
Michael Gee Cedar Top Classical Guitar JUST ARRIVED THIS WEEK!
Michaels' Latest Construction
Really an excellent guitar and we have been waiting a while but it's here.
Beautiful tone but clarity you wouldnt expect from a cedar and the volume to match.
Hauser style with cedar layered top.
Cedar Layered Top
V Joint Cedar Neck
Rosewood Back And Sides(40 year South American Rosewood)
Rosette Made From Maple Rosewood And Mahogany
Hiscox Hard Case Included
At the age of 11, Michael watched a film on guitar making at his school guitar club, on that day he decided he was going to be a maker of Spanish guitars.
In 1974 he became the youngest student ever to be accepted on the full-time Instrument Making Course at the London College of Furniture where he spent three years under the tutorage of the late, great Herbert Schwarz. Some six years later, he returned to the college as a visiting tutor himself, mentoring some of today’s most well-known makers.
Michael set up his first, small workshop in Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire which was built by his father in 1977. One of his first customers was Richard Cobby from Northampton Guitar Studio and Hampton Music Publishers. This brought him to the attention of Robin Pearson at the Nottingham Guitar Centre who commissioned and sold many early Gee guitars throughout the United Kingdom. Around this time, he also collaborated with the renowned Luthier Martin Fleeson.
After marrying Andrea in 1981, Michael moved his workshop to Earls Barton were he continued to craft many fine instruments. Over the next 35 years, his work became revered by many exceptional players from around the world, many of which have signed his visitors' book. Over 600 guitars were made in the Earls Barton workshop.
In 2016, Michael and Andrea bought a former public house in Reedham on the Norfolk Broads and have been slowly completing renovations to the property now known as The Old Tavern. Michael’s workshop is in the heart of the house in what was originally known as the 'Ladies Bar'.
Michael continues to send his much sought after guitars to accomplished players and avid collectors worldwide.
Some of the many players that owned, played, recorded with a Michael Gee Guitar include;
Robert Brightmore, David Russell, Gordon Crosskey, Stanley Yates, Allan Neave, Tino Andersen, Paulo Amorim, Graham Devine, Stepan Rak, Hubert Kappel, Mario Ulloa Sean Shibe, Tomasz Zawierucha, Lars Rosvoll, Vickers Bovey Duo - Julian Vickers - Daniel Bovey, Mela Guitar Quartet - Matthew Robinson - George Tarlton - Jiva Houston - Daniel Bovey, Housden-Tarlton Duo, Selina Madeley, Xue Fei Yang, Jens Franke, Jorgen Skogmo, George Tarlton, Jose Luis Gonzalez, William Lovelady, Domenico Del Giudice, Leif Wiklund, Marie Madeline Bobet, Gerard Verba, John Arran, Matthew White, Jarl Stromdal, Didier Pratt, Robert Mackillop, Simon Dinnigan, John Feeley, Vassilis Tigirides, Phillip Thorne MBE, Seigfried Hogenmüller, Frederick Lawton, Tiago Da Neta,
Delivery charges within the UK
Delivery is free on orders over £25.00 within the mainland UK. A surcharge of £1.50 will be applied to orders under £25.
Orders received from the channel islands are free of VAT.
Delivery charges outside the UK
If not in the UK please contact us via email or by telephone on +44 207 493 1157 for delivery charges. We will not take payment from you until you have confirmed the order. We are here 7 days a week to answer any questions. Alternatively if using the secure checkout we will notify you automatically of the charges.
If you are not entirely happy with your goods you may return them for a refund or exchange by notifying us within seven days of delivery. This does not apply to overseas deliveries.
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