Inside NAMM 2019 | Fender

Once again, Fender has a booth chock full of gorgeous works of art that sounds fantastic too!

Fender has unveiled the legendary Jimmy Page Dragon Telecaster that is a faithful recreation of his original guitar from Led Zeppelin I! Super lightweight and comfortable, flashy and fun for the eyes, and sounds great for all your favorite tracks such as “Communication Breakdown” and “Dazed and Confused”!

Sam Ash Music was lucky enough to talk to Fender Master Builder Ron Thorn about his new Fender Tarot Tele (which will soon be available for purchase from Sam Ash Music). Ron worked with artists Fabio Listrani to develop the design for the main plate to make an incredibly intricate etching done all by hand! Even the P-90 pickups were hand-wound by Ron and he designed the “Brass Knuckle” bridge!

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Ben Ash
Ben Ash is a member of the Sam Ash Music family, both literally and figuratively. He has worked on the sales floor in both the Huntington and Forest Hills location. As Social Media Coordinator, he was integral with bringing the social media of the company to new heights and relevancy. He was also a Manager of the Northeast region. Currently, he is the Content Marketing Manager for Sam Ash Music. He received a Bachelors Degree in Music Business at Berklee College Of Music in 2012. He’s a proficient guitar player and can also play bass and ukulele. Although he grew up as a fan of classic rock and alternative, he’s now opened his mind to being a fan of many genres of music. He regularly posts his music covers on his YouTube channel and has played multiple venues in Long Island, NYC, Philadelphia and Boston.