Greg Olwell

Greg Olwell

Greg Olwell is Acoustic Guitar's editor-at-large. He plays upright bass in several bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and also enjoys playing ukulele and guitar.

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Martin D-45 Modern Deluxe guitar

2022: The Year in Gear

Despite uncertain times, makers unveil guitars, guitars, and more guitars. There have been many new gear releases in the past 12 months - in this story, we explore the year's highlights and trends.

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Martin Guitar CEO Thomas Ripsam works on scalloped bracing.

Martin Guitars Names New CEO

Thomas Ripsam brings an impressive business pedigree to Nazareth. He has a long career in finance and is also an avid musician who has built acoustic guitars.

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Circa74 amplifier from Taylor Guitars photographed with a modern blue-green background
2-in-1 acoustic and vocal amp.
Rich, warm sound. Intuitive controls.
Simply stylish.