How do you practice?

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by Wildwood Guitars Blog Correspondent: Greg Koch People have inquired as to how much I practice. They ask about what I practice and so on. I am always flattered when folks inquire but I’m also a little perplexed. The reason for my confusion is that in my opinion, in order to be at a level of […]

Wildwood Guitars Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Our 30th anniversary is a reminder to me that there is no substitute for hard work, perseverance and a great team.  I was a 9 year old kid when this photo was taken.  My parents have worked so hard to build Wildwood into what it now is.  I remember when my Dad taught guitar lessons […]

12 Vintage Les Pauls on display in one room

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An absolutely EPIC photo from our friend Mike Slubowski, of his Vintage Les Pauls.     Takes our collective breath away!   We are most grateful to Mike for this inspiring photo.  Mike has allowed us to play each and every one of these soulful guitars, we are not worthy.  We look forward to Mike’s semi-frequent visits […]

Greg Koch Europe Tour Blog 2013 – “Tour Recap #1″

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Europe Tour Recap #1… I am finally getting around to recapping my Greg Koch Band tour of Europe that consisted of 19 gigs in 21 days and logged in just a hair under 10,000 km or 6213 miles. We trekked across Germany, Austria, Italy then went back up through Germany to Denmark only to go […]

Greg Koch Europe Tour Blog 2013… “The Nitty and the Gritty”

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As I prepare to embark on what will be somewhere in the neighborhood of my tenth band tour of Europe, I thought it might be insightful to explain how I go about things for those interested in transcontinental musical exploits. Folks often inquire as to how I books these tours, some think I’m like David […]

My New Taylor 314ce Acoustic Guitar

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Recently I decided to “up the ante” as it were and pick up a better acoustic guitar. I have always loved my Taylor 100 Series; it will remain one of my favorite instruments of all time. Mostly because of the memories it has helped me create. All the same, I have been playing guitar for […]

Top New Live Music Picks From Northwest String Summit 2013

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When you stream music on the web, you have the choice of many platforms. Pandora, Spotify, Groove Shark and others all have their merits. You can choose to use one, or you can use all of them in conjunction with one another. I figure that Pandora helps me to learn about NEW bands. When I […]

LA Studio Great Tim Pierce And His Beloved Wildwood Spec Les Paul

A while back we released a blog piece about LA Studio monster Tim Pierce and his glowing review of the Wildwood 10 Telecaster from the Fender Custom Shop.  Now Tim’s back again, this time with “the best Les Paul he has ever owned”, the venerable Wildwood Spec Les Paul.  We are humbled and honored that […]

Phil Brown is a gentleman and a legend, and he really loves the Wildwood 10 Strat

Phil Brown is one of the most talented, passionate musicians we have ever come across.  And one of the nicest people as well.  Phil’s list of musical accomplishments and accolades is almost frightening – and something we certainly respect.  But his generous heart overshadows even his biography and discography.  A short excerpt from his website […]

Shem Uses Wildwood Spec Les Paul To Track Guitars for Upcoming CD By THE APEX

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It’s hard to describe Shem Von Schroeck…  one of the most magnificent singers we’ve ever heard, a top notch studio musician as a bassist, drummer, guitarist and arranger/producer.  A composer of both pop vocal music and classically inspired scores for film… and believe it or not, a world class opera singer.  He is the kind […]