News and views about resonator and lap-style guitars and guitarists; as well as musicians in public venues, such as sidewalks and subways.
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Ground has been broken for a musical instrument museum outside of Phoenix. The museum, which is the creation of Target chairman Robert Ulrich. When completed, the museum will hold some 5,000 instruments, including several Dobros and Roy Acuff's ukelele.
My name is Matt Nozzolio. I play resonator guitar, lap-style guitar and an import squareneck tricone. I play in several acoustic bands, including The Bristol Boys, Allan Harris and Cross That River, Horizon Blue, as well as solo.
I'm part of the Music Under New York program, and the music programs at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn., and Midstate Hospital in Meriden, Conn.