04-28-2013 04-29-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2648B Boston
April 28, 2013 12:00 PMCalender
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American Guitar, John D'Angelico, New York, 1962, Style Excel

 
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2648B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 28, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

American Guitar, John D'Angelico, New York, 1962, Style Excel, stamped 1213 to the inside back, (listed as 2113 in the D'Angelico ledger), width of lower bout 17 in., with original case.
Provenance: From the Collection of Don DeMarco.
Estimate $30,000-40,000

Excellent, with replacement guard by Mirabella guitars.

Don DeMarco (b.1945)

Best known for his long association with superlative singer Vic Damone, guitarist and bandleader Don DeMarco has also performed with Mel Torme, Rosemary Clooney, Diahann Carroll, Liza Minnelli, Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson and many others. He has appeared in diverse venues including Carnegie Hall, The Newport Jazz Festival, and the Houston and St. Louis Symphonies.

Throughout a career of countless recording sessions and concert dates as accompanist and music director, Mr. DeMarco kept this guitar for his private use as the prize jewel of his collection. It has received meticulous care and remains in extremely fine condition.




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Keywords

Don DeMarco, John D'Angelico, replacement guard, Joe Williams, guitarist, Liza Minnelli, Mel Torme, Nancy Wilson, Rosemary Clooney, Vic Damone, superlative singer, Diahann Carroll, Houston, Carnegie Hall, The Newport Jazz Festival, accompanist and music director