Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Archtop guitar-maker Bob Benedetto is profiled in this documentary produced to explore the innovative craftsman's remarkable creations by speaking with the family, friends, and musicians who know him best. A look at Benedetto's enduring relationships with Fender Musical Instruments and the renowned Benedetto Players offer musicians and fans an excellent opportunity to get up close and personal with the man behind their favorite instruments, with additional, never-before-seen concert footage and a peek at one of Benedetto's famed living room "jam sessions" offering an intimate look at a side of the musician rarely seen by fans. Additional DVD-ROM materials allow fans the opportunity of taking a virtual tour through Benedetto's Pennsylvania workshop and peruse the very log book documenting nearly 500 of the tireless artisan's remarkable creations.
craftsmanship, guitar, musical-instrument, string-instruments