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KNA Acoustic Pickups:
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We believe creativity should flow unencumbered. KNA makes it easy for musicians to amplify their instruments with minimal modification. Our pickups are crafted by hand with the finest electronics available, always encased in well-finished tone wood, distinguishing themselves with superior fit, finish and sonic response.
Sleeper Bill is a French singer, songwriter, and guitar player from Rennes. He discovered music at 5 years old, playing the piano, then heads for guitar as a teenager, influenced by guitar heroes like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Angus Young or Brian Setzer. Very soon, he decided to write his own songs, practicing different instruments and vocals until he was able to play his first gigs. He improved his culture and his writing by studying music at the university. Meanwhile, between lessons and concerts, he worked in a music store, as a true instruments passionate. A few times later, he had the opportunity to live with his music. Therefore, after 3 albums and a hundred of gigs in Europe, the multi-instrumentalist decided to join his passions to create his Youtube channel, speaking of music, gear and most of all, guitar.
Argentinian guitarist, teacher and composer from Buenos Aires. He graduated from the Universidad Nacional de las Artes (U.N.A.) with a degree in Musical Arts in classical guitar. His curiosity for the guitar started when he was a child and his passion for the instrument has led him to play different musical genres such as Tango, Folklore and Jazz combined with Latin American music. He has published two solo guitar albums "De Arrabal" and "Milongueado" available on all digital platforms. With a lot of dedication on his YouTube channel he creates content for guitarists (interviews, classes, reviews).
A contemporary sound of the 7-string guitar, marked by nuances, swing and improvisation is what guitarist and composer Victor Ribeiro explores. Born in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, the musician mixes the diversity of Brazilian guitar with influences from jazz, rock, flamenco and classical guitar. His first solo album, Ronda da Capivara (2019), features compositions that focus on encouraging yourself and being who you are. A member of the modern jazz quartet Relógio de Dalí - with Yuri Villar (sax), Pablo Arruda (double bass) and Lourenço Vasconcellos (drums) - and of the guitar duo 7 Pra Cigano - with Israeli guitarist Yuval Ben Lior -, Victor has already collaborated with artists such as Hermeto Pascoal, Vanessa da Mata, Malía, Gabriel Grossi, Paula Santoro, Ed Mota, Julie Wein, Alice Caymmi, Fattu Djakité, Tuim, among others.
JORGE LECHUGA AMELCO
Jorge Lechuga Amelco is a young talented mexican musician who has mastered the art of playing acoustic and steel-string guitar. He studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico city. He has been pursuing a solo career making album recordings of Mexican and international composers around over the world. He loves also making videos combining nature landscapes and music he plays.
A Native of Northern California foothills, Jessica Malone forged her life path to a soundtrack of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raitt. Jessica's self-devised picking and smooth vocals combine for a one-of-a-kind California folk sound that takes you back while relevant, heartfelt lyrics keep you rooted in the present. Jessica's first full length album "Miles Left to Walk" landed early 2017. In the fall of 2020, Jessica joined Dutch Records as an artist on their label and the release of her new album is just around the bend.