On our recent trip to the Martin factory in Nazareth, Pa., the Musician's Friend Private Reserve Guitars team sat down with two of Martin's most influential leaders: Fred Greene, vice president/general manger of guitars, and Jeff Allen, general manager of the Martin Custom Shop.
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With the birthdays of two monsters of the fretboard happening this month, we thought it fitting to revisit a monumental meeting when Chet Atkins (June 20) and Les Paul (June 9) got together to cut their 1976 LP collaboration, Chester & Lester. A knockout collection of jazz and Tin Pan Alley favorites, the pair’s twining leads and supportive rhythm work offer a master class in guitar wizardry.
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