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Collings Guitars Introduces a Pete Huttlinger Model at NAMM

On Saturday at the NAMM show in Anaheim, Collings Guitars unveiled the 2nd Pete Huttlinger Signature model. It's absolutely beautiful and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Pete Huttlinger Fund for Adult Congenital Cardiac Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Here's the press release:

Famed guitarist Pete Huttlinger loved fly fishing almost as much as he loved playing guitar.  Now, Collings Guitars has blended Pete’s two loves into one beautiful 2nd Limited Edition OM1 Cutaway, a replica of Huttlinger’s favorite guitar that he used for touring and numerous recordings. Huttlinger, who passed away ...

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NAMM "Milestone" Award for Homespun

At their annual convention in Anaheim California, the National Association of Music Merchants gave Homespun its "Milestone Award" for our 50 years in the music business. Jane and I humbly accepted this honor at a special breakfast ceremony on Saturday, January 21. 

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How to Send a Homespun Gift Download

If you are considering giving the gift of one or more Homespun lessons to an aspiring musician in your life, using our Instant Access catalog makes it fast and easy to send a download. Simply go to our shop and search for the lesson(s) you'd like to send, then click "Give As Gift" and follow the simple instructions. This will be a great way to send a present that will last long after the holiday decorations are taken down.

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"Licks-Ercises:" - Powerful Fretboard Exercises Become an Arsenal of Licks!

This new DVD features dozens of fretboard drills that double as phrases for blues, country, swing and boogie-woogie guitar tunes. Do the exercises, then apply the licks in real-life musical situations. This "encyclopedia of exercises disguised as licks” might be the coolest, most user-friendly DVD lesson you’ve ever worked with. Get It Now!

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