“The best live tone I've ever gotten was with a Mendocino through a vintage Tweed Bassman”
Barry Grzebik featured on Sharky's Treehouse Podcast.
“The Grez SR-15 oozes sophistication, warmth, and rich string definition ...and is a transformative, and an inspired creation for the discriminating guitarist.”
Rooted in the tradition of California’s guitar builders from a past generation, Grez Guitars builds R.C. Allen-designed archtops and unique semi-hollowbodies loosely influenced by P.A. Bigsby’s construction techniques as well as steel string flat top acoustics, solid body guitars and basses. Each handcrafted guitar is a singular creation, combining a unique style and approach to voicing with each musician’s personal touches.
Although I take on entirely custom commissions, most of my builds are highly customized versions of my standard models. Every aspect of the guitar is discussed and built to your specifications from string spacing and wood choices to pickups and custom headstock inlays, making every guitar a
Quotes from the Pros
“The Grez SR-15 oozes sophistication, warmth, and rich string definition ...and is a transformative, and an inspired creation for the discriminating guitarist.” Oscar Jordan, Vintage Guitar Magazine
“Loving this guitar: does 3 things better than all my other guitars: slide ala Elmore James, all things JJ Cale and all things jazzy/ bossa nova-y” Jonathan Burnside, Producer
“I love my vintage pieces but they've taken a back seat to my Grez...This is without a doubt the most versatile guitar I've ever owned!” Gary Vogensen, Artist
"You have really knocked it out of the park with the Nightingale; truly a beautiful instrument" Paul Pigat, Artist
“Greatest work horse Guitar I’ve ever owned ,best investment I’ve made in years ..I Love My Grez ...”
Roger Thoreson, Artist