Justin's Maton Court Jester 'Custom Shop' Acoustic Guitar
This video introduces "Jessie" my Maton Custom Shop acoustic called "The Court Jester". I ordered this guitar just before the Katie Melua tour in 2007 and it arrived about halfway through the UK leg... I really like this guitar and play it more than any other.
It's a lovely guitar, a sweet very bright sound, and I love it for fingerstyle stuff... I thought it was a one off, but someone posted a comment on the original video that I had up and they had noticed that the picture on the Maton Web Site os the twin of my guitar, exactly the opposite woods. Cool. Wonder who owns that one? (link below)
The song I play is one of my own compositions called "From Katie's Window" that I wrote for my sister (not Melua as some people assume). For those interested it is in double drop D tuning. There is a better recording on Myspace if you wanna listen. This performance was a little sloppy too, I normally play it tighter than that, but this was a bit off the cuff, I didn't actually plan to play that tune, it just happened!
Sorry about the name confusion of the song... In the first go at uploading the video I had mistakenly called the song Broken Roses which I had been playing before I started editing the vid... and then I just had it in my mind and wrote it wrong. The song Broken Roses has had it's name shortened too, now it's just called Broken, so I screwed up lots all at once ;)
Anyhow, hope you dig it.