From a MusicRadar interview dated November 14, 2011, Noel Gallagher talks about the Martin D-28 he plays: MR: "Acoustic-wise, you've been known to play an [Epiphone EJ-200](http://equipboard.com/items/epiphone-ej-200) and a [Gibson J-200](http://equipboard.com/items/gibson-j-200-standard-acoustic-electric-guitar), but you're using a Martin on stage now, right?" NG: "That's right. It's a D-28, and I bought it brand-new in a shop, just straight off the peg. It's fucking incredible. It's got a new Baggs pickup system in it, which is pretty amazing." This guitar is also used for acoustic NGHFB performances, as well as Gallagher performs with it all by himself. This guitar is also [visible in this performance of Wonderwall for Virgin Radio.](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyyMwnwAee8). He also used this guitar for NGHFB performances, especially for ["Supersonic".](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67zX4oiXqqY)more
"Thompson keeps it single-coil simple with two stock vintage Teles and two ’50s Martins—a D-28 and a D-18. When he needs an angrier tone, he relies on the P-90 in his cherry 1963 Gibson SG Jr.," [this](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/20360-rig-rundown-pixies) Premier Guitar rig rundown states.more
"Gilmour used a prototype Martin D-28 with a cutaway for the Bonus Tracks from January 2002. The electronics are the same as the other acoustics except for a Seymour Duncan sound-hole pickup, which ran through the Cornish board for electric guitar tones. A 1956 Fender tweed Twin amp was used for the additional shows. This setup was used for 'Dominoes.'" via [Spare Bricks](http://sparebricks.fika.org/sbzine15/ggg.html)more
"1970 Martin D-28. First year using Indian Rosewood. This guitar was my main acoustic guitar for the early part of my career. You can really hear it on the Studio Verion of 'India,'" says Joe Bonomassa, on his [website](http://jbonamassa.com/joes-guitar-of-the-week/guitar-of-the-week-15-1970-martin-d-28/).more
In this video source, you can see Marcus Mumford with a Martin D-28. He was also mentioned on the [Martin Guitar Ambassador page](http://www.martinguitar.com/players/martin-ambassadors.html). The July edition of Guitar Buyer has an article on Marcus' guitars and setup and includes two Martin D-28s are called "Mary-Kate" and "Ashley".more
"For his touring acoustics, Young has been relying on a trio of Martins, all equipped with Cragg’s stereo FRAP (Flat Audio Response Pickup) transducers: the 1968 D-45 used to record much of 1972’s Harvest; “Hank,” an early Forties D-28 formerly owned by Hank Williams; and a second D-28 that Cragg tunes to what Young calls “A# modal” [low to high: A# F A# D# G A#]," reads [this article](http://www.guitarworld.com/node/2561).more
In this photo, Ragnhildur can be seen playing a D-28, which is confirmed on Martin Guitar's [website](http://www.martinguitar.com/players/martin-ambassadors.html),which states, "Of Monsters and Men's preferred Martin acoustic guitars: D-28 Marquis Sunburst Lefty, 000-15M."more
"It's hard to think of a single guitar that I would save. The guitar with the most sentimental value for me is my 1953 Martin D-28. It belonged to my father and he gave it to me. I've played it on every record I've ever made - probably the most notable song I played it on is She Talks To Angels."more
"I used many different acoustic guitars some belonging to me. I used the Martin D-28, a baby Taylor, and my regular Taylor that I use live onstage. I [also] used a lot of guitars that belong to Jamie Rosenberg, the engineer who did the guitars and vocals in Aspen. He has an extensive guitar collection. I didn't use a lot of effects. I used a Marshall amp on the lead guitar solo in the heavy part of Color of Love."more
Mitchell can be seen in a photo in this Rolling Stone article playing a Martin D 28. The backstory of how she got that guitar is briefly explained in Unique Guitar blog : "The first professional instrument she owned was acquired back in 1966 when she received a 1956 Martin D-28 from a Marine captain. The captain was in Vietnam when his tent was hit with shrapnel, injuring him. The captain had two guitars inside his tent at the time. Joni claimed this Martin to be her best guitar ever. She wondered if the explosion did something to the modules in the wood, since the guitars sound was incredible. She used this guitar on all of her early albums. But by the time she recorded Court and Spark; the guitar had been damaged by an airline carrier and soon after was stolen from a luggage carousel." This guitar was played on Joni's highlight ; including famous Isle of Wight festival, back in 1970.more
His acoustic guitar makes another appearance on "Don't Tell Me," with very different results. "This was a demo that I recorded in my own studio," he says. "I recorded it to my ADAT using a Martin D-28 guitar that I borrowed from a friend. I ran a Neumann KM84 into the preamp of the 02R. I deliberately played it poorly, and then I chopped it up to make it stutter. I made it for myself, just as a demo. I had a melody over it, but when Madonna heard it, she came up with her own."more
"After that, I got into Martins. In 2004, I was on Craig’s List and there was a guy who lives near me who was selling quite a few Martins. I went to meet him, and it was Dave Casper, the former wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders. Being a major Raider fan, it was not only great to meet him and see all the memorabilia around his office, but to see all these beautiful guitars. I ended up buying two D-45s from him an ’86 and a ’92 – and two Brazilian D-28s, a ’68, and the other one I think was a ’67."more
In [this article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Interview_James_Williamson_Return_to_the_Raw), on the making of the Stooges' album *Raw Power*, Williamson's gear at the time of recording is detailed as such: "Armed with a 1969 Gibson Les Paul Custom driving a Vox AC30, as well as a Martin D-28 acoustic—the latter two of which he borrowed from the studio—Williamson dove headfirst into the recording process."more
For guitarist, Nershi mainly uses a Collings I-35, a Santa Cruz D-Nershi Signature Model, a ’70s Martin D-28 ("FrankenMartin"), a 1955 Martin D-18, and a Ton Nershi T-Style Guitar. When it comes to amps, Nershi goes with his tried-and-true Fender formula involves a Blues Deluxe and a Blues DeVille. The handful of stomps that he relies on includes: Fulltone OCD, Fulltone Fat-Boost, Ernie Ball Volume Pedal, Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner, Fulltone Full-Drive 2, Pro Co RAT, Maxon Rotary Phaser, Dunlop Crybaby Wah, Line 6 Echo Park, TC Electronic G-Force. And for strings, picks, and accessories, he currently jams D'Addario EX115 (.010-.049), Rocktron MIDI Mate, Whirlwind Selector A/B, Sunrise acoustic pickup, K&K Pure Classic acoustic pickup, and Avalon U5.more
I fucking love this guitar. I bought it two years back and it is everything I wanted in an acoustic tone. It is a stunningly crafted instrument, I find myself staring at it when I'm not playing it. In all honesty not the easiest acoustic to play. It punishes you for bad fretting precision (but that just teaches you to play better in my opinion). But the tone...oh god the tone. I always wanted a big tone that wasn't super bright and this guitar delivers in spades. I stuck a Baggs Anthem pickup on this guitar and it sounds awesome even through my Orange. Best of all I feel like this guitar has made me into a better player.
With the new 2017 D-28 Model released,I paid more attention to the new & old comparing. I surely like my 2016 D-28 better, I've changed the EJ16 strings and found a more balanced voice than MSP7100, which sounds deeper and more bass in it.