Grammy-winning guitar legend to appear on Saturday 12 September in association with LR Baggs and Ernie Ball in support of his new album Highwayman
The go-to session master talks to Acoustic about his playing on some of the world’s greatest albums, his enviable guitar collection, and taking calls from Eric Clapton.
‘The beginning of this is back before email. I walked to the mailbox one day and there was an envelope on which the return address was E. Clapton, London, England.’ So begins the remarkable story of a beautiful instrument in the hands of one of the most celebrated players on the planet and its occasionally bumpy rite of passage over the last 35 years…
Arguably the first British guitarist to achieve A-list megastardom, Eric Clapton has notched up an unbelievable 50 years in the music industry – and with the reissue of the Unplugged DVD, plus three new C.F. Martin & Co. signature Editions, there’s plenty to celebrate!
32-page music appreciation title launches on February 12 and will be given to all Acoustic magazine readers free-of-charge
New models will include third in Custom Shop collaborative series with Martin signature artist Eric Clapton C. F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) has unveiled two new Custom Shop models, the Eric Clapton OM-ECHF Navy Blues Model and the CS-00S-14, at the Winter NAMM show…