Guitar Connoisseur - The Gibbons Issue - Spring 2016 (Paperback)
Interview with Billy Gibbons about his four decade career and how ZZ Top came to be. Jimmie Vaughan talks about his friendship with Gibbons and how they first met. Award winning journalist and former Editor of Guitar Player Jas Obrecht gives us a timeline from moving sidewalks to the early years of ZZ Top. Author Robert Shaw writes about Billy Gibbons legendary pearly gates guitar. Review of Billy Gibbons first solo record "Perfectamundo" and Photographer Derek Brads photo collage of Billy Gibbons.
Kelcey Alonzo is a New York City based guitar collector and player. Prior to establishing a small exclusive boutique instrument business; leading into the publishing of Guitar Connoisseur, Alonzo worked full time in the print media industry, specializing in photo retouching for leading fashion magazines. Channeling this expertise into the creation of a sophisticated periodical, celebrating contemporary craft luthiery is the realization of a dream.