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très bonne et belle guitare

idéale pour le jazz, on a l'impression de la connaître depuis toujours, peu de réglages à faire, vraiment facile à prendre en main, action basse, beau sustain, ne pas hésiter à l'acquérir..

Comparable to the xxx priced over $7,000

Robert, thanks for the time you spent with my new guitar. I really like what you played, and the introduction to the instrument is really appreciated. The guitar arrived today and it is simply beautiful. Fit and finish outstanding. It really sounds good and plays amazing. Tone through my Fishman Loudbox 100 with all EQ at 12:00 is classic, and with a very nice slight edge. The combination of design and sonic engineering on the tail piece is genius on both counts. A beautiful instrument. My mandolin and 000 model guitar are lifetime instruments, and out of the box the Conti immediately earned the same designation. I’ll be leaving this to a child or grandchild.

I think a comparison to xxx and xxx is certain to find the Conti on top. I think it is very favorably comparable to the xxx priced over $7,000. My very nice L5 copy is going on the market soon. I doubt I’ll play it again except on the way out the door. Thanks for everything. My wife likes the tone and noticed the tailpiece.

And yes, Beverly listened to it and was highly complimentary. She also noticed and commented on the tailpiece. We have been married 35 years, and she has put up with a lot. I’m a lucky guy.

In summary, “Wow. Just Wow.”

*xxx=Loar, Eastman, Collings

-David Martin – Santa Fe, New Mexico

P.S. I am working with the Chord Melody Assembly Line course and like what I see. With the meds and back recovery, it’s a bit hard to practice more than 10 minutes at a time, but the logic of the approach is appealing.

By far the easiest and most enjoyable to play

Review Translated From French to English:

Guitar delivered to Var, France, in just one week after ordering, without any damage or unpleasant surprises.

It only took a few days for me to get used to it. I adjusted it to my liking, removed the pickguard for aesthetic reasons since I play without a pick, and put on flat wound strings that I am accustomed to using.

I own several guitars, and this one is by far the easiest and most enjoyable to play, especially for jazz. Very low action, fast neck, surprising sustain, beautiful aesthetics, and lightweight - you can play it at home without an amplifier.

The exclusivity of the marketing made me apprehensive about buying a guitar online from the USA without trying it, but I am convinced that I made a good choice and hope to keep it for a long time.

The guitar was accompanied by a very informative video from Mr. Conti. If you want a beautiful guitar, don't hesitate to do as I did (I want to emphasize that this comment is free from any commercial interest on my part.)

Entrada Archtop Guitar
Peppino Bianco - Chicago, IL
Finest guitar I’ve played in all the years…

My Conti Entrada archtop will most likely be the finest guitar I’ve played in all the years I’ve been playing. Left handed guitars are a scarce commodity; I’ve had my Gibsons, D’Angelicos, Epiphones, etc etc,… but NONE play better than my Robert Conti Entrada right out of the box, I’ve never set it up – it’s “perfect” as it is. No need to get technical, I’m just enjoying to play it.

Grazii mille mille signore Conti! Ottima chitarra questa è! (Thank you very much Mr. Conti! This is a great guitar!)

Comin' On Strong! (1990)
Rod Fernandez - Newcastle, Australia
Not only an awesome player, but a great teacher!

I had the luck of coming across a video of Robert playing at one of the NAMM events which instantly got my attention. His speed, agility and great note choices. I started searching for anything I could find about him and first found the Conti line of guitars, beautiful! That led me to his instructional materials; I looked all through them and started watching the preview videos and realised - this guy speaks my language. I bought The Jazz Lines which instantly opened a bunch of musical doors that I thought I’d never be able to walk through as I’m also an auto-didact. Everything started to become clear with his “nuts and bolts” method of communicating. This purchase was followed by Chord Melody Assembly Line, The Formula and The Just Jazz Guitar arrangements.
Thanks to what I’m learning from Robert Conti, I’m preparing to start doing solo Jazz Guitar gigs, something I never would’ve dreamed of doing previously despite my 30+ years of playing professionally.
I want to thank Robert for putting me on the path to realise my dream of becoming a Hard Bop player.
Rod Fernandez

Custom made guitar with your tailpiece

My brother and I each bought one of these gold finger tailpieces from you recently. This is a custom made guitar and I’m proud of it with your tailpiece; they are really hardware!

High level instruction, low level apprentice.

Have a big debt with Mr. Conti and his methods. After 35 years I find a method that has exactly what I want, the way I think it is adequate for me. Unfortunately, I don't find it earlier and now with my age, all things look more difficult. But I persevere and I'm sure it will give the result I want.. Thank you Mr. Conti.

Carol Kaye Endorsement

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"I highly also recommend Robert Conti, as the best in teaching improv and chordal playing for standards and Jazz"

Text From Carol Kaye’s Facebook Post (shown below):

“I highly recommend the fine Steve Bryant, excellent lifelong teacher, and top studio bass player in Nashville for all lessons online…..he’s taken over my students and is doing a great job. For guitarists, I highly also recommend Robert Conti, as the best in teaching improv and chordal playing for standards and Jazz.……you can also buy my books and courses, but wanted to stress these fine teachers when you’re ready, Thank-you, Carol Kaye Please note, this is an older pic, I don’t use that gear anymore.”

A Very Special Thank You To Carol Kaye From Robert Conti

Those outside of the music business may not recognize her name. However, if you’ve listened to popular music on radio or recordings, or you’ve watched successful TV series and major motion pictures since the 1960’s, you may be assured that you’ve heard her stellar performing skills on all of those sound tracks on the radio or on numerous motion pictures. As well documented, Carol’s creative skills, i.e. (signature bass lines, intros etc.) caused her to dominate the great super player rhythm sections of the Hollywood Recording Studios in the 1960’s, as the first call session bassist of the ’60s. As a minute sampling, Carol’s in demand skill, is heard on major productions from luminaries such as: Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini, Lalo Schifrin, Michel LeGrand, Barbra Streisand, Lou Rawls, Glen Campbell, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, The Beach Boys, Ray Charles et al. Indeed, her credits could fill a Los Angeles telephone directory, as documented, her recording credits are well in excess of Ten Thousand globally released productions. A complete listing of her credentials may be reviewed at:

Carol Kaye clearly commands respect as a giant of a musician, along with her entrepreneurial business skills via her publishing company – in essence, this wonderful woman is a living legend and institution of knowledge. It is with my utmost respect for her major accomplishments and significant lasting contributions to the music industry, that I extend a humble and sincere thank you to Carol Kaye, for her endorsement as to the credibility of my educational work.

Robert Conti

Carol Kaye's Response to Robert's Comment:

Carol Kaye comment about Robert Conti for jazz guitar
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Robert – you’re more than amazing as a gracious fantastic musician-educator. I’m overwhelmed and thank-you sooo much for your nice post. Remember when we first played together at the trade show, and we talked? (that was FUN!) I knew you knew from all your great experiences as a great guitar player and knowledgeable super-intelligent top pro musician you’d know…..the chordal ways and am soooo thrilled to be saying this again to you…..You’re so great and such a fine educator and world-traveler in music, I’m more than thrilled to only tell the real truth: YOU DESERVE THE BEST, because…YOU’RE THE BEST! Thanks my friend, wish we lived closer, so happy you’re making such a big difference in spreading the joy of great music education….I humbly appreciate your nice words….Love you and stay well! In appreciation your Friend, Carol Kaye ♥ xxxxx Everyone is so lucky, we have you to spread the good stuff for guitarists!

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