Michael Simmons

Michael Simmons is a co-founder of the Fretboard Journal and the author of several articles and books about vintage guitars and other fretted instruments. He began his career at Gryphon Guitars in Palo Alto, where he caught the bug for the history of the instruments. Over the years he has interviewed hundreds of performers and luthiers and has become an expert on the subject.  Through it all, Michael enjoys most the pursuit of documenting the history of fretted instruments, something we have all benefitted from.

Interview Date:
June 10, 2016
Job Title:
Fretboard Journal

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