New Gibson "Nobody Famous" Signature Model Archtop?
Open Letter to the Gibson Guitar Corporation:
"I just want to publicly let the Gibson Guitar Corporation know that I am available to endorse a Mark Starlin "Nobody Famous" signature model L-5. Sure you already have Wes Montgomery and Lee Ritenour signature model L-5s. But just imagine the outpouring of positive publicity Gibson would get if you built a signature model L-5 for a non-famous jazz guy named Mark Starlin (me) who could never afford one, and who would write about the guitar repeatedly on his website, and brag about it on gigs. I am also available to visit the Gibson custom shop and watch it being built, which you could use for the obligatory YouTube videos which would, no doubt, get tens of millions of hits - thus recovering the cost of the guitar ten fold. It's a win-win situation for everyone. Really. Thank you." - Mark Starlin