Comeaux Collection: The Fretted Instruments of Dr. Tommy Comeaux (Hardcover)

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By Dave Hussong, Sam Broussard (Editor), Jim France (Photographer)
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Dr. Tommy Comeaux collected some of the most beautiful and valuable instruments ever created"€"exquisite guitars inlaid with shimmering abalone and mother-of-pearl; mandolins sculpted from highly figured, exotic hardwoods; and fretted instruments painstakingly crafted by late, legendary artisans like Orville Gibson, Lloyd Loar, John D'Angelico, and James D'Aquisto.

The Lafayette, Louisiana, pathologist toured the world playing mandolin, dobro, and electric bass in the Grammy-winning, progressive Cajun group BeauSoleil. He'd been collecting instruments for 20 years when he was killed while riding his bicycle in 1997.

In this beautiful, full-color, deluxe volume, Comeaux Collection presents 126 instruments photographed in meticulous detail by Jim France with descriptions by author and accomplished musician David R. Hussong.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781946160621
ISBN-10: 1946160628
Publisher: University of Louisiana
Publication Date: August 1st, 2020
Language: English