Category Archives: Artists & Endorsers

Carvin Artists & Endosers

New Jason Becker Tribute JB100 Standard Guitar

Kiesel Guitars is excited to team up with our friend Jason Becker to offer the new Jason Becker Tribute JB100 electric guitar, which is modeled after one of the Carvin guitars Jason played in the late 1980s. The JB100 is … Continue reading

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Chris Letchford Joins Kiesel Guitars

Kiesel Guitars is very excited to welcome noted instrumental progressive guitarist Chris Letchford to our family of endorsers and artists. Chris is well known in guitar circles, having attended both Berklee College of Music, as well as Musicians Institute in … Continue reading

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Kiesel Guitars Supports the Jason Becker Special Needs Trust

Did you know that a portion of the proceeds from every Kiesel/Carvin Jason Becker Tribute instrument goes to the Jason Becker Special Needs Trust? This trust was established to help Jason with his significant medical and living expenses, and Kiesel … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Jason Becker Vader JBV6

To kick off Kiesel Guitars’ 1st Anniversary, as well as the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Kiesel/Carvin Guitars, we’ve taken two of our most acclaimed models, and put them together in one unique, limited edition guitar that’s sure to … Continue reading

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New Roy Vogt Signature RV69K Vanquish Series Bass

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop is excited to team up with noted bassist Roy Vogt to offer the Roy Vogt RV69K 6-string signature bass, part of the Vanquish Series bolt-neck basses. Roy has been playing Custom Shop … Continue reading

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Limitied Edition Kiesel-Designed Neil Zaza NZ624KD

The Custom Shop is excited to team up with renown melodic virtuoso guitarist Neil Zaza to offer something special: the Kiesel Designed Limited Edition Neil Zaza Signature Carved Top Guitar. The NZ624KD takes all the features of our popular NZ624 … Continue reading

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Craig Chaquico Wows Lake Tahoe

World renown and respected guitarist and Carvin Guitars artist Craig Chaquico performed recently at the Lake Tahoe Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, treating fans to music spanning decades of his prolific career. Craig holds the distinction of being Carvin Guitars longest-running … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes With the Jason Becker Tribute JB24 from Carvin Guitars

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop has created a detailed video showing the craftsmanship that goes into building the JB24 Jason Becker Tribute Guitar. You can see for yourself how the Custom Shop shapes the body and neck, … Continue reading

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Shane Gibson, 1979 – 2014

It is with deepest sadness that we announce that guitarist and Carvin artist Shane Paul Gibson passed away at 5:45 AM on April 15th, 2014 in the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama as a result of complications from a blood … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie Adds the AC40 Bass

Carvin recently built a custom AC40 acoustic-electric bass for renowned bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac. John visited Carvin’s Hollywood showroom looking for a new A/E bass, and was impressed with tone and playability of the AC40, so the Custom … Continue reading

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