On January 29, 2014 Martin Guitar officially announced professional snowboarder Danny Davis as an Ambassador. Danny became an ambassador after Burton Snowboards, Martin Guitar and Danny came together this past year to collaborate on Burton's new Winter 15 Easy Livin Snowboard, which features Martin Guitar-inspired graphics. Danny won the 2014 X Games Snowboard Superpipe and went on to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Martin Guitar was featured during "CBS Sunday Morning" on Sunday, January 21, 2014. The piece featured CEO and Chairman Chris Martin IV who CBS calls, “the great-great-great-grandson of the man who started it all more than 180 years ago.” It focused on the recently opened Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit - Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C.F. Martin.
Available in both print and digital editions, MARTIN™ - The Journal of Acoustic Guitars is published by C.F. Martin & Co. in January of each year. MARTIN™ - The Journal of Acoustic Guitars is written exclusively for acoustic guitar enthusiasts, players, dealers, owners and potential buyers. It includes new product announcements, special edition instruments, developments in the string making area, company news, technical information, and more.
In this video Senior Artist Relations Manager, Chris Thomas, gives you the details on the new editions to the Martin Road Series that include DRSGT, 000RSGT, and the D-15M Burst. The DRSGT and 000RSGT additions to Martin's affordable Road Series feature 14-fret neck to body construction with polished gloss Sitka spruce tops.
C. F. Martin & Co. continues to revisit its historic roots by further enhancing stylistic and technical innovations from some of their best vintage models from past decades including the '20s, '30s, '40s and '60s.
A Martin acoustic guitar is the beloved instrument of millions of fans and famous players worldwide. Starting with the early days in New York circa 1833, this fabled story comes to life in the long-awaited revision of the seminal Martin History book.
Most guitar collectors and historians identify the late Twenties and the Thirties as the Golden Age of Martin guitars. But in the newly released book Inventing the American Guitar—The Pre-Civil War Innovations of C.F. Martin and His Contemporaries, editor Peter Szego sheds new light on the guitar maker’s history to reveal that this period is actually the second great age of Martin innovation.
Despite its diminutive size, Martin Guitar’s new Custom Shop LX1E Ed Sheeran Signature Edition guitar comes with several plusses. First there’s the + logo on the headstock and solid sapele top, a reference to the title of the English singer-songwriter’s Platinum-selling 2011 album, which spawned the mega-hits “Lego House,” “The A Team,” “Drunk” and “Give Me Love.”