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"Artists In Residence" by John Solberg is a fine art photo book featuring several artists from my hood in Rochester NY, called The Neighborhood of the Arts. HERE is a link to a digital version, hard copies available from John. Support your arts!

City Paper, April 2 - 8 2014, by Frank DeBlaise
Wood, Wire, and Soul - five local guitar makers discuss their craft.
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Precision Instruments, 55+ Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014. Ernst LaMothe Jr.
A nicely written article about craftsmanship and art in Upstate New York.
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The Music Show #78. "The Bernie Lehmann Program"
An hour long program filmed for TV with some music and a visit to my shop where I show you how easy it is to build a guitar.

Acoustic Guitar Magazine, February 2012.
Goin' to Woodstock, by Teja Gekin
A review of this years Guitar Show featuring a photo of LEHMANN GUITARS

Acoustic Guitar Magazine, March 2010.
"Multi-Talented Luthiers" by Andy Volk
Features Lehmann and 4 other luthiers who make many kinds of instruments.

Rochester Business Journal Spotlights the Legato Luthier
Small Business Highlights Lehmann Guitars
May 29, 2009, by Will Astor

Hand Made, Hand Played - The art and craft of contemporary guitars, by Robert Shaw. A fine coffee table book published by Lark Books in 2008 featuring photos of works by many fine builders - Bernie has a page on his MODEL 2000, and two on his TRAVEL GUITAR and CLOSE-UP. (photos by Geoff Tesch)

WXXI, Public Television in Rochester, March, 2009
"Homework Hotline" features a video interview with
the Groovy Guitar Guru of Elton St.

Guitar Player Magazine, October, 2008
Review of the Montreal Guitar Show by Barry Cleveland
Photo and caption explaining ribbed back Model 2000!

Montreal Guitar Show - Here's a link to a slide show opening with
the Legato Luthier himself! http://www.salondeguitaredemontreal.ca/accueil_en.aspx

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, May 11, 2008
"A Blend of Music and Art" Business Life Section
by Diana Louise Carter
ARTICLE & VIDEO "Life as a Luthier" by Annette Lein

Acoustic Guitar Magazine, May, 2006
The Lehmann TRAVEL GUITAR is featured on p.79 in an article by Shawn Hammond appropriately entitled "Travel Guitars".

ROCHESTER Magazine, Nov. Dec. 2005
Featured in a section called "Made In Rochester"

City Newspaper, APRIL 7, 2004
From Start To Twang: Bernie Lehmann and the art of the custom guitar
Cover story on Lehmann Instruments in the April 7, 2004 issue of
CITY NEWSPAPER written by music critic Frand DeBlase.

Just Jazz Magazine, Luthiers Corner by Bernie Lehmann
February, 2006 - "The String Thing"
November, 2005 - "Set-up for Your Style"
February, 2005 - "Arch Top Bridges"

Just Jazz Magazine, "A Visit to the Shop of Luthier Bernie Lehmann"
by Rick Peters, November, 2003

Guitarmaker Magazine, "The Selmer - Maccaferri Guitar in the 21st Century"
by Bernie Lehmann, Fall, 2002

Acoustic Guitar Magazine- "Archtop Architecture" by Teja Gerkin, March, 2004 Issue.
Innovative ideas from seven top arch top guitar luthiers about redesigning the vaunted archtop.

Here's a few things we've found that we figured you might like too!

Music featured on my site:
Steve Greene
is a great jazz player in Rochester. www.SteveGreene.com
Kinloch Nelson fingerstyle player extraordinaire. http://kinlochnelson.com/
Laurence Sugarman the "Mighty Munjo Maniac". www.laurencesugarman.com

Geoff Tesch is my photographer extraordinaire. All the really good fotos on my site and in my ads are from him. Check him out: TheFotoFarm.net

Diamond Strings has the COOLEST ECLECTIC ELECTRICS on the face of the planet.
Check Bruce's site out if you are bored with the ordinary fare, or just need
a little entertainment. Located in Rochester, NY. www.diamondstrings.com

The BIRD OF PARADISE CAPO is the coolest unit flying under the Sun!  Check out their web site and get one at your local store. www.BirdCapo.com

Mike Voelkel does extraordinary custom made instrument portraits. How 'bout getting your "Lehmann" done? Contact: MJVNDA@RIT.EDU

Rochester Art Club is the largest and oldest art club in Rochester. It's members hail from several surrounding counties and feature the best in art. www.Rochesterartclub.org

Original Oil Paintings By Bernard Lehmann.
From time to time, Bernie likes to take a break and work on oil painting. Below is just a small selection of a few of his recent paintings. Although in high demand the world over, Bernie does have a small selection of paintings available for purchase so please feel free to contact him with any questions. The following link will send you to another page of paintings. www.lehmannstrings.com/art/art.html

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Marianne Diez Lehmann (1922-1984) artist

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