Carmine Street Guitars
Director: Ron Mann Run Time: 80 min. Release Year: 2019
Starring: Bill Frisell, Christine Bougie, Dallas Good, Dave Hill, Eleanor Friedberger, Eszter Balint, Jamie Hince, Kirk Douglas, Nels Cline, Travis Good
Nestled in Greenwich Village, Carmine Street Guitars is a showcase for Rick Kelly’s custom instruments—and heaven on earth for music fans. Repurposing wood from storied New York establishments, Kelly crafts stunning Telecasters that double as lightning rods for musical luminaries. Ron Mann’s documentary invites us into this singular establishment where the esteemed likes of Bill Frisell, Nels Cline, Elanor Friedberger, Jim Jarmusch and Charlie Sexton stop by to sample the wares and share some songs.