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Get the first look at the latest new instruments, works-in-progress, artist updates, and other Veillette news!
The Avantes are available - USA and UK!
August 20, 2014
Avante Gryphons are now in stock and available across the US, as well as in the UK, at the following Veillette dealers!
-Truetone Music, Santa Monica CA
-Paramount Guitars, Watertown WI
-Matt Umanov Guitars, New York NY
-Gryphon Stringed Instruments, San Francisco CA
The Avantes are here!!!
August 4, 2014
At last! The long-awaited first production run of Avante Gryphons has arrived, and they are really spectacular!
The tone, playability, woods, and build quality of these instruments have all exceeded our expectations - we are very pleased, and very proud of the results.
The included custom-designed Veillette case is also a real beauty.
We are shipping our pre-orders and stocking our dealers' inventories, so this first batch is moving fast...
Call us for more info. on how to get your hands on an Avante!
A "Nouveau" look at our Paris bass...
June 18, 2014
What's this? Well, it's the newest revision of our Paris bass!
Tentatively called the "Paris Nouveau", this bass has been tweaked to dramatically improve the balance and ergonomics.
The Spring 2014 Newsletter is here!
May 9, 2014
It's been over a year since our last Newsletter - and we've got a lot of things to report!
New models, new details, new players and the big, exciting Avante project - it's all there, with plenty of photos and videos to tell the whole story!
Premier Guitar features Veillette Guitars!
April 24, 2014
We're excited to be the featured shop in the upcoming issue of Premier Guitar magazine!
Premier Guitar is known for having some of the best-written and most diverse content of almost any guitar magazine, and we are proud to the the focus of such an in-depth article - it covers everything from Joe's early history building acoustics, right up through to the current Avante project. It really captures the vibe of who we are and what we do. Thanks so much to Thomas Scott McKenzie and everyone at Premier Guitar for such a great piece, and to Mike Bloom for the killer photography!
A very cool custom Flyer with a jazz vibe...
April 2, 2014
Here's a cool new piece that just came off the bench, and we're really pleased with how it came out!
This is a custom Flyer 13" with a distinctly "jazzy" personality -
Custom features include:
-Dimarzio PAF magnetic pickup
-Tune-o-matic height-adjustable bridge (with interchangeable wooden upper bridge for a more acoustic-like tone).
The client specified an instrument with good feedback resistance and sustain, so we designed a thicker-than-usual top and some special bracing.
The result is a perky, responsive, and authentic "jazz box" tone in an extremely comfy and portable package, with none of the clunkiness, fragility or feedback of a typical "L"-style guitar.
Most amazing of all, this instrument fits in our "baby"-sized Gryphon case, making it the largest-seeming small guitar we've ever come across!
Videos coming in a few days of this super-cool axe!
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