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"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."



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January 20, 2013 | Classifieds find: Rigel Oval Hole Jethro

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We ran across another unique Rigel "Jethro" mandolin over on the Cafe Classifieds, this one a unique. one of only two ever made. Actually there weren't that many of the Jethros built at all. Named for the legendary player, Jethro Burns, these were crafted out of premium tonewoods (eastern Rock maple back, sides and neck and Adirondack red spruce top) and were unlike most of the rounded curved back and sides of the rest of the line. We played a few of them and they were stellar.

Price is quite reasonable!

Seller's ad: Oval Hole Jethro Mandolin

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Seller's specs:
"Nice, warm tobacco-brown sunburst. Bound front and sound hole. Adjustable Ebony bridge, bound faux tortoise pickguard. Gold hardware throughout. Original gold Rigel tailpiece. Striking 2-piece back, also bound. Absolutely no belt buckle rash. Understated peghead ornamentation with Mother-of-pearl logo on a black peghead overlay), bound and with a nice sunburst on the sides of the peghead, gold Grover tuners that work perfectly. Comfortable neck with a mild radius and a nice thick Ebony fretboard also bound. MOP block inlays, scooped fretboard extension. 13 7/8 inch scale, 1 3/16 inch nut width."

$3500 shipped

We requested more pictures for our archives. Click for closeup:

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One sweet ride!

Posted by Ted at January 20, 2013 6:52 AM


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