Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “The Art of Making Custom Guitars

  • November 5, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    There is actually a lady luthier who has been around for quite a long time now, who builds wonderful guitars, and amongst her biggest fans is Canadian folk rock artist Stephen Fearing. His acoustic guitars, built by her, have a stereo output on them. Her name is escaping me right now, but I’m sure many local musicians know of her, and I first encountered her when she had a booth set up at the CNE one year, where she was actually building guitars on the spot. Her last name is Manzer, I’m pretty sure


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