David Lusterman

David Lusterman

I am a publisher by profession and a lifelong musician. I launched Acoustic Guitar magazine in 1990. I now enjoy the bonus of working closely with my two children, Lyzy and Joey. Due to a healthy lifestyle, a happy marriage, and a passion for my work, I have not aged physically since this picture was taken in 1975.

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Place Your Bid on Our Custom Collings D41

By DAVID LUSTERMAN Like all 12 custom guitars in Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection, for many years we displayed our Collings D41 on an office wall. I called it ‘Il Cannone’ – The Cannon – the nickname Nicolò Paganini…

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Bob Dylan Couldn’t Have It. But You Can.

OK, he’s got the Presidential Medal of Freedom, ten Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, an Oscar, a special Pulitzer, and the Nobel Prize for Literature. But when Bob Dylan saw a photo of the “photonegative” Martin HD-28V owned by Acoustic…

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10th Anniversary Guitar Collection Back from the Shop

It turns out you can fit 12 hard guitar cases in the back of a Volvo XC70 and still see out the rearview mirror! I’m just back from Sonoma Guitarworks in bucolic Petaluma, California, where owner Geoff Luttrell and guitar…

Adam Perlmutter Named Editor of Acoustic Guitar

Adam Perlmutter, long-time contributor to Acoustic Guitar magazine, has been named Editor, succeeding the magazine’s founder, David Lusterman, effective immediately. Adam has been a regular contributor to Acoustic Guitar since 2008 and became the magazine’s full-time Music Editor in 2014;…

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