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Dave Matthews owns a Gryphon 12 string, a soprano guitar made by Joe Veillette of Veillette guitars. "It's a pretty unique sound," Matthews' guitar tech says at (4:30) in this premier guitar interview. "It's a little bit of a mandolin vibe, but you can use standard chords," he said.more
> *"Are your songs intimately connected to the instruments on which you write them?"* >"Yeah, of course...the tiny 12-string, the Veillette Gryphon that I have, those songs couldn’t exist on anything else." -Kaki King; Interview by [Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers](http://www.acousticguitar.com/Community/Profiles/Jeffrey-Pepper-Rodgers) of Acoustic Guitar Magazinemore
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