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"1972 Gibson Howard Roberts. A very unique guitar and part of the 1960?s thru 70?s signature model series that saw models go to Trini Lopez, Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow among others. This is a jazz guitar tried and true. The single neck pickup yields a mellow tone ideal for most music you find in the 88.1 to 89.3 range on your radio dial. Later on in the 1970?s Gibson made a Howard Roberts fusion that was smaller and had two pickups. This was most likely a response to the fusion craze that swept the music business at that time. A rare find in cherry red this guitar is certain conversation piece on any guitar geek night and jazz guitarist work horse," says Joe Bonamassa, on his [website](http://jbonamassa.com/joes-guitar-of-the-week/guitar-of-the-week-32-1972-gibson-howard-roberts/).more
"I have a 1963 ES-335 that I got a long time ago, and I recently got a 1962 ES-330 that I really like. I’ve got an old Fender Telecaster, the guitar I bought in high school that somebody resold me about 10 years ago, and I have some Custom Shop Fenders. I have a nice old Gibson Howard Roberts as well. But I mainly play those Ibanez guitars because I’m used to them, and I really like the way they sound and feel."more
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