The latest issue of Gi is now available and features Journey founder Neal Schon gracing the front cover alongside Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi. Issue 19 also includes interviews with Manuel Rodriguez and Misha Mansoor plus Gi's newest tutor Sam Bell brings to you an exclusive Tosin Masterclass plus the first instalment of his brand new series in 8-string guitar techniques.
You may think you’ve seen it before - but you haven’t! Fret-King’s new Esprit III
wraps a hugely capable guitar in a familiar Rock ‘n Roll form.
Rick Graham is intrigued...
Trev Wilkinson, the driving force behind Fret-King, is a name that I’m pretty sure most
players will already be familiar with. Having started out doing custom paint jobs on his
friends’ guitars in his spare time, it didn’t take long before he gained an intricate knowledge of
the construction of the instruments, due mainly to the countless hours he spent taking them
apart and putting them back together for painting. One thing quickly lead to another and in
the early ‘80s, Wilkinson made the decision to start constructing guitars on a full time basis. It
didn’t stop there though: a gifted engineering designer, Wilkinson developed the revolutionary
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Fret-King Esprit III