Are Zemaitis guitars any good?
The Zemaitis is a ticket to greasy slide guitar heaven. The results were nearly as cool in the combined pickup position, which removes just the right amount of bridge pickup edge. In fact, my only pickup quibble is that the neck unit lacks some bite and upper midrange punch, and could have delivered deeper low-end.
Where are Zemaitis guitars made?
Zemaitis Guitar is a guitar brand owned by Japanese Kanda Shokai Corporation, which manufactures the instruments in Tokyo.
What 12 string did Jimi Hendrix use?
Jimi Hendrix’s 1960s Zemaitis 12-string Acoustic – Ground Guitar.
What guitar did prince use?
He used a number Fender stratocasters and telecasters, semi-hollow body Gibsons, a famous Hohner telecaster-style guitar, the “Prince symbol” guitar, of course, and then the famous ‘Cloud’ guitar, which was Prince’s signature instrument for nearly 20 years.
Who built Prince’s guitars?
The original Cloud guitar, which was immortalized by Prince in the film Purple Rain, was built by Minneapolis luthier Dave Rusan, and modeled after a custom bass Prince bought for his friend, André Cymone.
What guitar did Prince play in purple rain?
What string gauge does Keith Richards use?
Keith uses a rather unique combination of strings on his open G guitars – . 011, . 015, . 018 (unwound), .
What do you need to know about Zemaitis Guitars?
At Zemaitis guitars, we build our instruments to be an element of your tone, and your art. We use many different elements (wood, metal, earth) to create instruments that are the tools of your creativity. Combine our Zemaitis element with your own contributions (head, hands, and heart), and you create your version of the perfect Tone.
Is there a museum dedicated to Tony Zemaitis?
Zemaitis International has built a Zemaitis museum in Tokyo dedicated to Tony Zemaitis; it includes some rare guitars, some of Tony’s cars and other memorabilia.
What kind of sound holes did Tony Zemaitis make?
Tony produced delicate inlays around the sound holes and even on the fretboard. His guitars featured various shaped sound holes, heart shaped, Moon Shaped (for Donovan), D shaped and others.
Where was Antanus Casimere Zemaitis born and raised?
Antanus Casimere Zemaitis, or Tony as he liked to be called, was born in London in 1935. According to his sister Angela, Tony was always making things as a child – from flying airplanes to cycles. Even though he studied classics at a grammar school, his desire to create lead him to take up an apprenticeship in cabinet making.