Instrumental Innovators: Episode 1 Paul Reed Smith composed by Paul Reed Smith. For Guitar (Electric). Boxed, Concert/Documentary. Instrumental Innovators. All Styles. DVD. Duration 65 minutes. Published by WBA Productions (MB.21610DVD).
Paul Reed Smith is one of the world's premier luthiers and the founder and owner of PRS Guitars. His electric guitars are played by the likes of Alex Lifeson, Carlos Santana, Al Di Meola, Dave Navarro, Mark Tremonti, Mikael Akerfeldt, Peter Lindgren, Steven Wilson, Tim Mahoney, Marcus Curiel, and Larry Lalonde. PRS's innovations in scale length, construction methods, trem refinements, pickup design and esthetics have helped to redefine the electric guitar. This is his story. The DVD includes a 30 minute interview with Paul Reed Smith, a 35 minute factory tour of PRS Guitars, including rough cut, neck, finish and final assembly departments.