Linda Manzer is a Canadian luthier renowned for her archtop and flat-top acoustic guitars.She received her training from Jean Larrivee between 1974 and 1978 and later with Jimmy D'Aquisto in New York. Her greatest claim to fame is that she has and still does build many custom guitars for renowned jazz musician Pat Metheny including the Pikasso which has 42 strings and three necks. Carlos Santana, Stephen Fearing, Julian Lage, Henrik Andersen, Liona Boyd, Heather Bishop, Bruce Cockburn, Mike Francis (Pepe), Marie Lynn Hammond, Sherry Shute, John McGale and Gordon Lightfoot have to be mentioned as special customers too.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pat Metheny, Carlos Santana, Bruce Cockburn, Susan Crowe, Doug Macaskill, Stephen Fearing, Scott Chinery
The Manzer, Cowpoke, Baritone, Twelve String, Classical, Absynthe, Au Naturel, Blue Note, JazzCAT, The Studio