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Welcome to the preliminary Fretboard Summit schedule for 2016!

Sessions are subject to schedule changes and additions but we think we’re about 90% complete. As of October 5, 2016, we still have some rooms and tickets available if you want to sign up. Just go to fretboardsummit.com. But act fast... 
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Saturday, October 15 • 10:00am - 10:45am
PLEK Roundtable with Joe Glaser, TJ Thompson, Roger Sadowsky and Dana Bourgeois

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Letting a robot dress the frets of your guitar? You bet. We’ll have an entire panel on the PLEK. We’ll talk to a handful of PLEK fans (including some of the biggest guitar makers alive today), along with a skeptic or two. Led by Nashville’s Joe Glaser, PLEK expert and one of the country’s great guitar repairmen.



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Joe Glaser

Glaser Instruments / PLEK
When Nashville's elite musicians need to have their instruments fixed, Joe Glaser is typically the first tech they'll call. Glaser and his team see countless acoustic and electric guitars on a monthly basis and had a huge impact on saving instruments during Nashville's 2010 flood.

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Dana Bourgeois

Bourgeois Guitars
Every time we talk to Maine’s Dana Bourgeois we learn something new about guitar construction and tonewoods. Bourgeois was featured in The Fretboard Journal, but he’s also been a guest on our podcast and a frequent resource for our magazine’s editors and writers. His talk at the first Fretboard Summit was such a hit, we couldn't resist asking him to bring it back to our 2016 event. 
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Roger Sadowsky

Sadowsky Guitars
The word "legend" gets thrown around a lot, but New York's Roger Sadowsky is a legend in both bass and guitar circles. His exquisite instruments have ended up in the hands of Jim Hall, John Abercrombie, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Marcus Miller, Will Lee and many other virtuosos. The Fretboard Journal recently did an entertaining podcast with Sadowsky on the instruments he built for Prince but we can't wait to hear what other stories and... Read More →
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TJ Thompson

TJ Thompson Guitars / Pro Luthier Tools
When it comes to priceless Golden Era Martins and Gibsons, it's safe to say that TJ Thompson is one of the most trusted repairmen around. His own guitar creations - exacting reproductions of old Martins - are also some of the most coveted new instruments available. TJ has been featured on the Fretboard Journal podcast before, as well as in our magazine and on our website. At the second annual Summit, he'll be debuting his "Myth Busters" talk... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:00am - 10:45am
Vintage Vault (Aragon IIIB)

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