Guitar Facts: Fender Telecaster (Video)

Introduced as the Broadcaster in 1950, the Telecaster got a new name the following year after a trademark dispute with Gretsch, a competing manufacturer. The Telecaster’s name was inspired by America’s hottest new pastime of the era — the television. The Telecaster’s...

Iconic Guitars: the CF Martin OM

For the next installment in our ongoing series delving into the history of iconic guitar models, we spoke with Marty Lanham, owner of Nashville Guitar Company and an instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, about the CF Martin OM. Could you talk about the history...

Guitar Showcase: Craig Standridge (Video)

Now a teacher’s assistant, Craig started out in both the acoustic and electric programs. Watch as he discusses the creative choices behind his acoustic guitar...

Student Profile: Brad King

Brad King’s journey to Guitar Craft Academy Nashville started with his dad’s car radio. “My dad would listen to the radio and knew every song, everybody in the bands, all the instruments they played — it was like a history lesson,” he said. “To me, that was the...