YOU SO MUCH FOR THE NICE HOLIDAY NOTE
I want you to know that I have
been sharing the beautiful tenor that Amistar built me with folks all over the
West Coast - at Camps (I'm Executive Director of RiverTunes - Roots Music Music
and Creativity Camp and Co-Director of The Wintergrass Youth Academy) and
approx. 10 different Music Festivals. I hope some of those folks have been
inspired enough to be in touch with your retailers about an
Again, my deepest gratitude to you and Amistar for making such a great
instrument for me. It is truly one of my cherished possessions! Sincerely and
all the best to you and Amistar for a great 2012 ahead! Joe Craven,
AMISTAR WOODEN SQUARENECK MODEL
- Mahogany Neck
- Satin Nitro Finish
- Spider System
- Amistar Duotone
- Vintage Metal Parts
NICKEL new Amistar revolutionary finish
on Stager Tenor, Duotone
AMISTAR SUPERSONIC "ELF"
- Maple Neck
- Alder Solid Body
Bell-Brass Custom Engraved Top
- Duotone System
- Vintage "Used" Look
AMISTAR TRICONE STYLE 1 "BARITONE"
- Bell - Brass Body
- Root Headstock
- Baritone Scale
- Open C - tune
- Ph. Bronze
015 / .019 / .028w / .040w / .053w / .065w
- Vintage Finish
GUITARS MAGAZINE 4/2011 Prag war seit jeher ein Ort für Künstler,
Musiker, Literaten – aber auch Schauplatz kriegerischer Auseinandersetzungen.
die Samtene Revolution in der damaligen Tschechoslowakei das Ende
des sozialistischen Regimes einläutete, sollte sich jedoch einiges verändern.
Für den kunst- und musikbegeisterten Frantisek Javurek (kurz „Franta“) bedeutete
dies einen Schritt, der seine künstlerische Schulausbildung in neue Bahnen
lenkte ... more.
RESO FRIENDS I would like to thank you all honestly for your
participation at our 1st Amistar Resofest in Kladno City! You all were really
great and gave us a taste of your great music! I hope that you all were
satisfied and enjoyed that festival time with us. I have to apologize that I
didn't have a lot of time to talk to all of you a longer time, but you know, as
the organizer I was very busy with many things to do to make you happy! If you
would have any critical comments, please, feel free to let me know. Thank you!
Our goal for the next year is to do it better if possible. Thanks again and stay
in touch! Yours, Franta Javurek & all festival staff.
HELPS JAPAN! Amistar organized the "Benefit
concert for Japan" on March 23, 2011 at the Kladno City
Theatre.The profit from this concert was sent to the Japanese RedCross. There
performed Amistar Swing
Quartet and many more.
PIEDFORD FROM BELGIUM „I just wanted to let you know that the "Piet
Van den Heuvel Band" Belgian´s tour is half of the way and
going great! We're playing cultural theatres, clubs and small festivals are
coming up once the spring kicks in! The Amistar Delta Queen gets featured a lot
in the show and sounds and looks fantastic every time“. (David)
NEW ALBUM After two year's since the successful live recording at Mirov
prison: “Bena & Ptaszek v kriminále", a Slovak Amistar guitar player Lubos Bena
and Czech singer and harp player Matej Ptaszek to announce a new studio album
entitled "Music of the Mississippi River". This album will be out in February
under label Stormy Monday Records in Germany
DOBROMAN is a nickname for the Belgian Amistar player Gunther Lens.
We just want to thank him and his band Swamp Boys for great representation of
Amistar resophonic guitar during the
Swing Wespelaar festival in Belgium. (Amistar
AMISTAR RESOPHONIC MANDOLIN IN VINTAGE
- Bell - brass body
- Ivory headstock
- Amistar 6" cone
- Vintage finish
FRANTA. "Great to hear from you. Wonderful New Year to You and Amistar
crew & Company ! Sorry, but I cannot attend Int'l Amistar Resofest as I will be
busy. Maybe next year, hope to visit Amistar sometime. Best to you always. You are a True Reso - Master." -Don Young,
President of the National Co.
P.S. "Fantastic instruments on your website
! Keep up the great work."
UKE Amistar finished the next new wooden Uke model Amistar Reso-uke for
- Rosewood body
- Mahogany neck
- Tenor scale
- Vintage parts
ENGRAVING Amistar just finished the unique custom made engraving on the
Style O, Vintage "Style 4 Chrysanthemum" and "Twin Radio Towers Atop The
Hemispheres". Unique 1929 special pattern made by the pre-war National Co. just
on the mandolin.