Recorded live at Fretboard Summit 2022 in Chicago, Steve McCreary, GM of Collings Guitars & Mandolins, meets with Jason Verlinde, Editor of Fretboard Journal, for a candid discussion of the esteemed guitar and mandolin company.
During our session, we hear Steve’s thoughts on a variety of topics: working with Julian Lage on the Collings 470 JL and OM JL models; the work that went into the matching guitar pairs that Collings made just for the Chicago Fretboard Summit (below); and how the company has changed since the death of Bill Collings. And much more…
The Fretboard Summit took place August 25-27, 2022 at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music; We hope to bring the 2023 Summit to the old town again.
Special thanks to our Fretboard Summit 2022 sponsors: Martin Guitar, Henriksen Amplifiers, Santa Cruz Guitar Co., Yamaha, Collings, RODE, Reverb and Galloup Guitars.
This episode is sponsored by Peghead Nation (use promo code FRETBOARD and get your first month free or $20 off any annual subscription); Izotope (use coupon code FRET10 to save 10% off their plug-ins); retro fret vintage guitars; Izotope (use discount code FRET10 to save 10% on your Izotope purchase); and Calton Falls.
Photo above: Brannon Hancock