Hotlink: Douglass Scott Rosette Tribute to Manuel Velazquez

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Fellow Vancouver Islander and luthier Douglass Scott has a nice little article about making some rosettes in tribute of Manuel Velazquez who passed away in April. Via his blog. I love his updates, he always includes some personal reflections and a few pictures. Plus his guitars are fantastic with high quality workmanship.

I wanted to do something small in homage of his contribution to the history of the classical guitar. I decided to make a series of rosettes based on a central zig-zag pattern that I’ve seen on a handful of Velazquez’s guitars dating from the early 1950s.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE: 
scottclassicalguitars.blogspot.ca/2014/07/new-rosette-small-tribute

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Bradford Werner is a guitarist and teacher living in Victoria, BC, Canada. He teaches at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, a private studio, and performs as a freelancing musician. He also plays in the Victoria Guitar Trio, a group focusing on new music commissions by Canadian composers. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Check out more Victoria posts at Classical Guitar in Victoria.

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