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Michihiro Matsuda: Master of the Blade

By Michael Watts It is no exaggeration to describe Michihiro “Michi” Matsuda as an icon of the modern acoustic guitar scene. His sense of line and form is groundbreaking, bold and instantly recognizable. Indeed, Matsuda’s work has proved hugely inspirational to a large number of the new generation of luthiers with many of his visual…

Michihiro Matsuda raises the bar in the art of Luthiery

By Steve Rider The man from Japan, Michihiro Matsuda, was born and raised on the distant archipelago nation. Guitar playing and handcrafting were always a part of his life. At age 29 he decided to venture forth into the world, moving to the United States to attend the famous Roberto Venn School of Luthiere in…