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Adam Perlmutter, "Made to Order", Acoustic Guitar magazine, Jan. 2016
Barbara Pash, "Guitar Solo", The Baltimore Sun, April 6, 2015
Mark Segal Kemp, "What's Your Acoustic Guitar Dream?", Acoustic Guitar magazine, August 2014
Ervin Somogyi, "In Memoriam, Steve Newberry", American Lutherie quarterly, No. 119, Fall 2014
Ervin Somogyi, "A Principle of Guitar Bracing", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 62, Autumn 2014
Kathryn Marie Dudley, Guitar Makers: the Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America, University of Chicago Press, 2014
Ervin Somogyi, "Guitars as 'Emergent Systems' ", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Volume 60, Spring 2014
Doug Young, "Practical Matters", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, April 2014
Takeshi Hayakawa, "The Sakashta-Somogyi Project", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 60, Spring 2014
Ervin Somogyi, "The Guitar as an Emergent System", (Japanese) Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 59, Winter 2014
Alex De Grassi, "Flying with a Guitar", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, January 2014
Mark Segal Kemp, "What's Your Acoustic Guitar Dream?", Acoustic Guitar magazine, August 2014
Bob Frost, "Somogyi's Legacy", East Bay Express, August 7, 2013
Jack C. Clark, "Fledgling Luthier Meets Marquetry", Guitarmaker magazine issue No. 84, Summer 2013
Ervin Somogyi, "Re-cycled Brazilian rosewood", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 56, Spring 2013
Ervin Somogyi, "Wenge, the New Brazilian?", PremierGuitar magazine, February 2013
Ervin Somogyi, "Full Moon Wood", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 55, Winter 2013
Ervin Somogyi, "Stiffness and Differential Footprints of Vibrating Modes", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 53, Summer 2012
Teja Gerken, "The 2011 Woodstock Invitational", Acoustic Guitar magazine, Feb. 2012
Ervin Somogyi, "Guitar Bracing and Stiffness", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 51, Winter 2012
Ervin Somogyi, "On the Matter of Advertising Slogans", Guitarmaker magazine No. 80, Summer 2012
Teja Gerken, "Goin' to Woodstock", Acoustic Guitar magazine, February 2012
Teja Gerken, "Custom Guitar Gallery", Acoustic Guitar magazine, Aug. 2012
Ervin Somogyi, "Voicing and Top Flexibility", Japanese Acoustic guitar magazine Nol. 52, Spring 2012
Ervin Somogyi, "Tonal Frequency Analysis", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 53, Summer 2012
Ervin Somogyi, "The Dynamic Importance of the Guitar Soundhole", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 54, Autumn 2012
Takeshi Hayakawa, "The Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2011", Acoustic Guitar Book No. 34, Winter 2011
Guitarmaker magazine No. 77, Fall 2011, various photo citations.
Ervin Somogyi, "The Guitar Bridge in Relation to Internal Structure", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 48, Spring 2011
Ervin Somogyi, "Principles of Design in the Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 49, Summer 2011
Ervin Somogyi, "The Andamento Guitar", Guitarmaker magazine No. 76, Summer 2011
Adam Perlmutter, "Eye Candy: How Master Craftsmen Turn Guitars Into Visual Art", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, August 2011
Ervin Somogyi, "Maturation and Playing-in of Guitar Tonewoods", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 47, Winter 2011
Manuel Roig-Franzia, "Tony Russo . . . ", Washington Post (Style Section) June 15
Ervin Somogyi, "Michail Chemiakin", Mimi Ferzt Gallery (New York, New York) website
Ervin Somogyi, "Principles of Design in the Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 49, Summer 2011
Ervin Somogyi, "The Andamento Guitar", Guitarmaker magazine No. 76, Summer 2011
Adam Perlmutter, "Eye Candy: How Master Craftsmen Turn Guitars Into Visual Art", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, August 2011
Ervin Somogyi, "Maturation and Playing-in of Guitar Tonewoods", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 47, Winter 2011
Manuel Roig-Franzia, "Tony Russo . . . ", Washington Post (Style Section) June 15
Ervin Somogyi, "Michail Chemiakin", Mimi Ferzt Gallery website
Teja Gerken, “Matthew Montfort’s 1974 Gibson SJ Deluxe”, Acoustic Guitar magazine, issue #212, August 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "The Maturation and Settling-in of Tonewoods", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Issue 40, Autumn 2010
Brian Hollander, "Wires and Wood; Woodstock Luthier's Showcase Returns For A Third Go Around", Woodstock Times, Vol. 37, No. 42, October 21, 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "On Quality and Workmanship", Premier Guitar magazine, November 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "What Makes An Acoustic Tick?", Premier Guitar magazine, August 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "Apprentices and Apprenticeships", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, No. 45, Summer 2010
Roger Alan Skipper, "Somogyi's Books Reviewed", American Lutherie No. 102, Summer 2010
Michael Sanden, "More on Somogyi's Responsive Guitar", American Lutherie No, 102, Summer 2010
"Michael Watts at Montreal Guitar Show", (British) Acoustic Magazine, July 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "Apprenticeships", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 44, Summer 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "Taku Sakashta Memorial", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 44, Summer 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "On the Qualities of Guitar Tone", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 43, Winter 2010
Miyoshi Hideaki, "M-Factory" (Shun Komatsubara's guitars), Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 43, Winter 2010
Ervin Somogyi, "Vibrational modes and String Behaviors", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 42, Autumn 2009
Chris Burgess and Joe Coffey; 'The Montreal Guitar Show', Premier Guitar Magazine, September 2009
Barry Cleveland, 'The 2009 Montreal Guitar Show', Guitar Player Magazine, November 2009
Jack C. Clark, "The Fledgling Luthier Showcase", Guitarmaker Magazine No. 69, Fall 2009
Brian Burns, Book Review: "The Somogyi Books", Guitarmaker Magazine No. 69, Fall 2009
Ervin Somogyi, "About Tonal Projection in the Guitar, Part III", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 41, Summer 2009
Heritage Auction Galleries Music & Entertainment Catalogue, John Denver section, June 2009
Galli Films, "The Responsive Guitar", DVD
Ervin Somogyi, The Responsive Guitar, Luthiers Press, Oakland, Calif.
Ervin Somogyi, Making the Responsive Guitar, Luthiers Press, Oakland, Calif.
Ian Noyce, "Testing Musical Acoustics of Guitars", Guitarmaker magazine No. 67, Spring 2009
Ervin Somogyi, "About Tonal Projection in the Guitar, Part II", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 40, Spring 2009
Takeshi Hayakawa, "Ervin Somogyi Career Retrospective", (Japanese) Guitar Book Magazine, Fall 2009
Ervin Somogyi, "About Tonal Projection in the Guitar, Part I", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 39, Winter 2009 Ervin Somogyi, The Responsive Guitar, 2009
Ervin Somogyi, "Weight-Stiffness Data Gathering, Part 3", Guitarmaker magazine No. 66, Winter 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "On Sustain in the Acoustic Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 38, Autumn issue
Gary Lee Joyner, "Great Guitar Towns", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, December 2008
Joe Herrick, "Guitar Voicing Class With Ervin Somogyi", American Lutherie No. 95, Fall 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "Weight-Stiffness Data Gathering in Lutherie, Part 2", Guitarmaker magazine No. 65, Fall 2008
Robert Shaw, Hand Made, Hand Played; the art & craft of contemporary guitars, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co., ISBN #978-1-57990-787-7
Bill Milkowski, "The Montreal Guitar Show", Jazz Times, September 2008
Tanya Rose, "Man, You Can Really Shred On That . . .Violin?, West County Times, August 2, 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "Weight/Stiffness Data Gathering in Lutherie", Guitarmaker Magazine No. 64, Summer 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "The Montreal Guitar Show", American Lutherie No. 94, Summer 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "One American Guitar Maker's Story", The San Diego Troubadour, June 2008, Vol. 7 No. 9
Ervin Somogyi; "The Flamenco Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 36, Spring 2008 Issue
Ervin Somogyi, "Great Mistakes I've Made", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No, 35, 2008 Winter Issue
Nancy Davis Kho, "Making Music by Hand" and "Voicing Instruments Can Improve Sound", San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 26, 2008
Ervin Somogyi, "Some Thoughts on the Future of Lutherie", Guitarmaker Magazine No. 62, Winter 2007
Judy Threet, "The End of Our Golden Era?", Guitarmaker magazine No. 61, Fall 2007.
Takeshi Hayakawa, "The Luthiers of the Newport Guitar Show", (Japanese) Acoustic Guitar Book No. 25, Fall 2007
Ervin Somogyi, "New Trends in Guitar Making and Design", (Japanese) Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 33, Summer 2007
Frederique Doyon, "Un Luthier et son Maitre", Le Devoir, July 7 & 8, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ervin Somogyi, "Glues and Adhesives", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No., 32, Spring 2007
Ellen Keohane, "The Craftsman Is In", Oakland Magazine, May 2007
Art Dudley; "Tony Rice and His Holy Grail Martin", Fretboard Journal No. 5, Spring 2007
Ervin Somogyi, "Wood Storage and Treatment", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine issue No. 31, Spring 2007
Takeshi Hayakawa; "The Newport, Rhode Island, Guitar Festival", Acoustic Guitar Book 24, Winter 2006/Spring 2007
Ervin Somogyi; "Lutherie Under Glass", American Lutherie No. 88, Winter 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "The Elegance and Functions of the Peghead", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine issue No. 30, Autumn '06
Simone Solondz, "Golden Age Goodies", Acoustic Guitar magazine, December 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "Book Review", American Lutherie magazine No. 87, Fall 2006
Tim Olsen, "G.A.L. 18th National Convention Exhibition", American Lutherie No. 87, Fall 2006
Marilyn Bellemore, "The Art of the Guitar", Newport This Week, Newport, Rhode Island, Aug 2-9 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "Whence the Steel String Guitar, Part 2", Guitarmaker magazine No. 55, Summer 2006
Robert A. Edelstein, "A Review of Indoor Air Quality Health Issues", American Lutherie quarterly, No. 86, Summer 2006
"Ervin Somogyi Guitars", Acoustic Guitar Book 22, Spring 2006
Rick Davis, "Symposium Report", Guitarmaker magazine No. 52, Summer 2005
George Lauer, "Where Guitars are Stars", Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Aug. 14
Ervin Somogyi, "Whence the Steel String Guitar?, Part 2", Guitarmaker magazine No. 55, Summer 2006
Robert A. Edelstein, "A Review of Indoor Air Quality Health Issues", American Lutherie quarterly, No. 86, Summer 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "The Argument For Domed Faces", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 28, Spring 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "Whence the Steel String Guitar?, Part 1", Guitarmaker magazine No. 54, Spring 2006
Ervin Somogyi, "The Somogyi Voicing Class", Guitarmaker magazine, No. 54, Spring 2006
Michael John Simmons, "Beauregard/Matsuda tribute to Ervin Somogyi", Acoustic Guitar magazine, April 2006
Bearuregard-Matsuda Guitar for Somogyi", Acoustic Guitar Book 22, Spring 2006
Bill Piburn, "Fine Guitar Consultants", Fingerstyle Guitar magazine No. 60, Feb. 2006
Ervin Somogyi, Book Review: Guitar: An American Life; Guitarmaker Magazine No. 54, Winter 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "Domed Soundboards", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 26, Autumn 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "Martin, Gibson, and the Larson Brothers", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Issue 25, Summer 2005
"Axis Building Event Report: Somogyi Art Works", Axis magazine (Japan), August 2005
Mac Yasuda, "Ervin Somogyi: New Shop", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Book No. 21, Summer 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "The Dynamic Importance of the Soundhole", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Issue 24, Spring 2005
"Ervin Somogyi's Artistic Guitars", Memo 7 magazine (Japan), July 2005 Ervin Somogyi, "The Famiglio Project Guitars", Guitarmaker magazine, Issue 51, Spring 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "It Worked For Me", American Lutherie magazine No. 81, Spring 2005
Tim Brookes, Guitar, An American Life, Grove Press, New York, 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "The Function of the Truss Rod in the Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 23, Winter 2005
Brian Burns, "The Northern California Association of Luthiers", Guitarmaker magazine No. 50, Winter 2005
Ervin Somogyi, "Carving The Lute Rose", American Lutherie No. 80, Winter 2004
Ervin Somogyi, "Guitar Bracing and Top Stiffness", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, No. 20, Spring 2004
400 Wood Boxes; The Fine Art Of Containment & Concealment; edited by Tony Lydgate, Lark Books; New York, 2004
Ervin Somogyi, "The Functions of the Guitar Back", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 19, Winter 2004
Ervin Somogyi, "Apprenticeships, Part 3", Guitarmaker Magazine No. 47, Winter 2003
Hunter, Dave, Acoustic Guitars: the Illustrated Encyclopedia; Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, California; 2003
Ervin Somogyi, "Bases of Guitar Design", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine Vol. 18, Autumn 2003 issue.
Jane McCarthy, "Peter Dragge", The Thatcher News, The Thatcher School, Ojai, California, Fall 2002/Winter 2003
Michael Bashkin, "Prepare to Meet the Maker: Michihiro Matsuda", American Lutherie No. 72, Winter 2002
Ken Oya, "Somogyi Guitar Making Master Class", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 15, Winter 2003 Issue; also various photo citations
Acoustic Guitar magazine, Q & A, "Nylon Guitar Strings", October 2001
John Calkin, "Prepare To Meet The Maker: Ralph Novak", American Lutherie No. 70, Summer 2002
Ervin Somogyi, "Lutherie Trivia", American Lutherie No. 68, Winter 2001
Isato Nakagawa, "The Somogyi Guitar", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 12, Spring 2002
Ervin Somogyi, "French Polishing", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 12, Spring 2002
Larry Mills, "Controlling Soundboard Development", American Lutherie No. 69, Spring 2002
Ervin Somogyi, "Cutaways", Japanese Acoustic Guitar Magazine No. 11, Winter Issue, 2002
Michael Simmons,"Michihiro Matsuda", Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 111, March 2002
Teja Gerken, "Museum Pieces", Acoustic Guitar No. 111; March 2002
Cyndy Burton; "Questions", American Lutherie No. 68; Winter 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "the Physics of the Guitar Neck", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 10, Autumn 2001
Takeshi Hayakawa, "Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2001", Acoustic Guitar Book 14, Spring 2002
Shun Komatsubara, "Somogyi Modified Dreadnought", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine No. 10, Autumn 2001
Glenn Fuentes, "Keeping the Music Going", Oakland Tribune, Dec. 30, 2001
Steve Hancoff, Duke Ellington for Fingerstyle Guitar, Warner Bros. Publications, 2001
Guitarmaker magazine, Summer 2001, No. 43, "Response to Ervin Somogyi"
American Lutherie No. 67, Fall 2001; various photo citations
Guitarmaker magazine, Summer 2001, No. 43, "Ask Dr. Dovetail"
Shun Komatsubara, "Interview", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Vol. 9, Summer 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "Guitar Quality and Tone in Handmade Guitars", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, Vol. 9, Summer 2001
Jonathon Peterson, "Interview with Taku Sakashta', American Lutherie magazine, Vol. 66, Summer 2001
Interview with Shun Komatsubara, Acoustic Guitar Book 13 (Japan), Summer 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "The State Of The Guitar, Part 4", Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine, August 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "The State of the Contemporary Guitar, Part 3", Fingerstyle Guitar No. 42, April- May 2001
Jon Peterson, "Taku Sakashta", American Lutherie, No. 66, Summer 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "Handmade Vs. Factory Made", Acoustic Guitar Magazine (Japan) No. 8, Spring 2001
Shun Komatsubara, Dear + 2, Clip Records Publications, Tokyo, Japan, 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "The State of the Contemporary Guitar, Part 2", Fingerstyle Guitar No.41, March 2001
Ervin Somogyi, "On The Problem of Intonations", Acoustic Guitar Magazine (Japan) No. 7, Winter 2001
Norman Beberman, "The Art Of The Rosette", Guitar Digest, October-November 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "Hanging Out Your Shingle", Guitarmaker No. 42, Fall 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "Apprenticeships, Part II", Guitarmaker No. 42, Fall 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "The State of the Contemporary Guitar", Fingerstyle Guitar No. 40, December 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "12-fret vs. 14-fret guitar design", Acoustic Guitar Magazine (Japan), Issue 6, Atumn 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "Functions of the 'X' Brace", Acoustic Guitar Magazine (Japan) , Vol. 3, Winter 2000
Taku Sakashta, "Interview With Ervin Somogyi", Acoustic Guitar Magazine, (Japan) Vol. 3, Winter 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "Acoustics and Dynamics of the Guitar"; and: Staff, "Pat Donohue", Acoustic Guitar Magazine (Japan), Autumn 1999, vol. 2
Staff, "The California Guitar Trio", Guitar Player magazine, January 2000
Ervin Somogyi, "On the Selection and Treatment of Brace Woods", American Lutherie No. 60, Winter, l999
Ervin Somogyi, "Basic Guitar Design", Japanese Acoustic Guitar magazine, August, l999
Ervin Somogyi, "Some Thoughts on Apprenticeships", Guitarmaker No. 38, Summer l999
Hands Grand Prix Book, Vol. l6, Tokyo, Japan.
Acoustic Guitar Book 8, "Mitsuhiro Uchida", Tokyo, Japan, l999
Ervin Somogyi, "Why Lutherie?", American Lutherie No. 58, Summer l999
Playback Magazine, "Musical Entertainers Set to Bring on the Night", Dec. 1998, p. 11
John Collinge, "The Zen of Acoustic Guitar", Progression, No. 28, Summer/Fall l998
Guild of American Luthiers, Lutherie Woods, l998
Ervin Somogyi, "Response to Michael Dresdner", Guitarmaker, Summer l998
Stringletter Press, San Rafael Music Festival Exhibitor Catalogue, August, l998
Minoru Tanaka, "Ervin Somogyi", Player Magazine, Tokyo, February l998
East Bay Monthly, "Shop Talk", Dec. l997
Stringletter Press, Healdsburg Guitar Makers' Catalogue, August, l997
Ervin Somogyi, "A Creative Repair", Guitarmaker, No. 33, Fall l996
James Jensen, "The New Oracle", Acoustic Guitar, March l997
Ervin Somogyi, "The Guitar Neck: Its Design and Physics", American Lutherie #48, Winter l996
Bronwen Morgan, "A Gathering of Guitar Makers", Acoustic Guitar, Dec. l996
Ed Gerhard, "Acoustic Guitar Miking Techniques", EQ magazine, February, l996
Acoustic Guitar, Healdsburg Guitar Festival Pictorial, April l996
Jonathon Peterson, "California Meetin'", American Lutherie, Fall l996, Vol. 47
Stringletter Press, Healdsburg Guitar Makers' Festival Catalogue, Aug. l996
The Economist, "Holistic Music", October l9, l996
Tony Lydgate, The Art of Making Elegant Jewelry Boxes, Sterling Publishing Co., N.Y., l996
Nicholas Von Robison, "Romanillos Workshop", Woodworker West, Sept.-Oct. l995
Ervin Somogyi, "N.C.A.L. Awards", and misc. citations, American Lutherie, Fall l995, Vol. 43
Acoustic Guitar, "What They Play", October l995
Acoustic Guitar, "Somogyi Seven String", May-June l995
Ervin Somogyi, "Ethics in Lutherie", American Lutherie, Spring l995, Vol. 41
William Sampson, "Talking Shop", Woodshop Business, Oct. Nov. l995
Tony Lydgate, Award Winning Wood Boxes, Sterling Publishing Co., N.Y., l995
"Boxes You'd Like to Strum," Fine Woodworking, back cover, Vol. lll, April l995
Ervin Somogyi, "Book Review", Guitarmaker, Spring l995
Terry Novak D.C., "Health and Body Care for Woodworkers", American Lutherie #44, Winter l995
Acoustic Guitar, "Endorsements", December l994
Woodworker's Network, listings, December l994
Fine Woodworking, review: "Making Master Guitars", Dec. l994, Vol. l09
Woodwork, "Gallery of Woodwork", December l994
Woodworker's Network, Nov. l994, Vol. l5, citations
David L. Miller, "Sound for Art's Sake", Nikon World, Spring l994, Vol. 5, Issue 2
Woodworker's Network, October l994, Issue l4, citations
The Wenatchee World, "Gallery '76 Shows Woodworker's Art", Sept. l5, l994
Kraus-Sikes, The Guild l994
l994 East Bay Open Studios map, June l994
John Jordan, citation in Guitarmaker, Vol. 24, May l994
San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Section, Mar. 6, l994, p. l8
Jolene Thym, "The Guitar Man", The Argus, Mar. 5, l994
Jolene Thym, The Daily Review, "The Guitar Man", Mar. 5, l994
North Valley Art League Program Roster of Artists, "l0th Annual Juried Art Show", Feb. 2-27, l994
Staff, Acoustic Guitar Trade Guide l994, "The Inner Circle", Jan. l994
Jolene Thym, The Oakland Tribune, Mar. 5, l994, "The Guitar Man"
The Music and Sound Retailer, "The Inner Circle", Jan. l5, l994
L.A.Weekly magazine, "Korean Cultural Center", Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, l994
Los Angeles Times Calendar, Jan. 28, l994
Los Angeles Times Calendar, Jan. 23, l994
Los Angeles Times/City Times, "Organized Nature", Jan. 30, l994
Barbara Hass, "Keeping the Arts and Crafts Alive", San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 26, l994
Staff, The Korean Cultural Daily, Jan. 27, l994
Ron Goldman, Woodworker West, March-April l994, "The Crafts Emergency Relief Fund"
"Visions of Light" poster, Richmond Art Center Holiday Arts Festival and Annual Art Auction
Staff, American Craft, Aug./Sept. l993, Gallery Review section
Krauss-Sikes, Inc., The Guild l993
Colin Kaminski,"Prepare To Meet The Maker", American Lutherie, Vol. 36, Winter l993
Ervin Somogyi, "Principles of Guitar Dynamics and Design", American Lutherie, Vol. 36, Winter l993
Ervin Somogyi, "The Crafts Emergency Relief Fund", American Lutherie, Vol. 34, Summer l993
San Francisco Chronicle Entertainment Section, Gallery Shows, Dec. 26, l993, p.ll
San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, museum shows, Sept. 26, l993, p. l0
Strawberry Festival Program, Camp Mather, California, Fall l993
Sean Holstege, East Bay Phoenix Journal, "Fire survivors Fight Public Adjuster Fraud", Dec. 20, l993
Ervin Somogyi, Guitarmaker, No. 21, Winter l993, "C.E.R.F."
Colin Kaminski, "It Worked For Me", American Lutherie, Vol. 34, Summer l993
People magazine, Nov. 29, l993, p. ll8, photo reference
Carolyn Younger, The Montclarion, "The Art and Soul of Wood", Oct. 22, l993
Carolyn Younger, The Montclarion, Oct 22, l993, "Rebuilding Lives"
Bill Schmidt, The Apprentice Owner's Manual, l993
Michele French, "Juried Show Featured at l078 Gallery", Chico Enterprise-Record, Jan. 24, l993
North Valley Art League, Juried Art Show Program, Redding, Calif., Feb. 23-28, l993
Graham Blackburn, "Ervin Somogyi: a Luthier's Rosettes Become Artwork in Their Own Right, Woodwork magazine, July-August l993
Peder Liljequist, "Eclectic Mastery: Countdown 2000", Chico News and Review, Jan. 28, l993
Northern California Jewish Bulletin, "Hebrew Free Loan Association News", Apr. 2, l993
Jon Peterson and staff, American Lutherie, Winter l992, various citations
Jay Hostetler, Stewart Macdonald Catalogue, "G.A.L. Convention l992", Spring l992
Harriet Swift, David Gere and Diana Ketcham, Oakland Tribune Sunday Magazine, "Victims Moving on With Their Art and Lives", April l9, l992
George Winston solo piano concert Summer l992 series program, name citation
Dan Erlewine, Stewart Macdonald Catalogue, "Help Needed", Winter l992
Phil Hood, Guitar Player, "Fire On The Mountain", February l992
Scott Landis, Fine Woodworking, "Luthier Fire Victim Needs Help", February l992
Phil Hood, Acoustic Guitar, Letter to the Editor, Jan.-Feb. l992
The Luthier's Mercantile catalogue l992, photographic citations
David Becker, TriValley Herald, "Starting Over", Jan. l5, l992
Guitarmaker, "Tragic Oakland Fire for Guitarmaker Ervin Somogyi", January l992
Carolyn Younger, The Montclarion, "Guitarmaker Loses Life Work in Fire", Nov. 22, l99l
Dale Miller, Acoustic Guitar, "Equipment Picks", Sept.-Oct. l99l
American Lutherie, "Using Your Work Space" and various citations, Fall, l99l
Fort Mason Center Calendar, l99l, photographic citation
Tim Olsen and Cindy Burton, eds., Lutherie Tools, G.A.L. publishers, l990
American Lutherie, Fall l990, various citations
Ervin Somogyi, The String Instrument Craftsman, "The Toxics in Your Workshop", Mar.-Apr. l989
Journal of Experimental Musical Instruments, "Recent Articles in Other Periodicals", June l989
Ervin Somogyi, American Lutherie, "Flattening Rosewood Potato Chips", Summer l988
Matthew Lee, Oakland Tribune, "Courtship of Strings and Wood", August l7, l988
Dan Forte, New Age Musicians, "Alex de Grassi", March/April l988
Jim Hatlo, The String Instrument Craftsman, "Sales to Stars", Jan.-Feb. l988
Ervin Somogyi and others. American Lutherie, "The Steel String Guitar Today", Fall l987
Ervin Somogyi, Bluegrass Unlimited, "Getting More Sound Out Of Your Guitar", April l987
Sunset magazine, "Western Mountains and Bluegrass Music", photo citation, June l987
Ervin Somogyi, Frets magazine, "Designing an 8-String Guitar", May l987
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Cutaway Conversions", May l987
Larry Etscovitz, Arts and Entertainment Weekly, "Inspirational Guitar", April l987
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "On Ideology in Lutherie", January l987
Scott Landis, The Workbench Book, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT., l987
Ervin Somogyi, American Lutherie, "Two Little Triumphs", Winter l986
The Luthier's Mercantile catalogue, l985, photo citations
Frets, October l986, photo citations
Ervin Somogyi, American Lutherie, "Continental Plank Fest", Spring l986
Ervin Somogyi, American Lutherie, "Two Spruces", Spring l986
Frets, "l985 Reader's Poll Awards", December l985
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Teaching Yourself", September l985
Jim D'Andrea, San Francisco Examiner, "Guitar Maker's Slow Ballad", May 22, l985
Ervin Somogyi, American Lutherie, "The Right Stone", March l985
Charles Harris, Popular Woodworker, "Ervin Somogyi, Luthier", Oct.-Nov. l984
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Neck Resetting", September l984
Frets magazine, "Frets Fourth Reader's Poll", January l984
Frets, "Frets Looks at . . . Somogyi Dreadnought Guitar", January l984
Steward Brand and Joe Kane, San Francisco Chronicle, "Making Your Own Musical Instruments", July 27, l983
Stewart Brand and Joe Kane; San Francisco Chronicle, "Northern California's Master Instrument Makers", July 20, l983
Frets, August l983, cover photo of guitar
Frets, "Frets Reader's Poll Awards, December l982
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Dust Hazards", August l982
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Dust Hazards", July l982
Maurizio Angeletti, American Guitar, Gammalibri, Milano, l982
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Regluing Guitar Backs", May l982
Ervin Somogyi, Frets, "Removing Guitar Backs, April l982
Frets, "Frets Looks At . . . Somogyi Dreadnought", February l982
Roger Siminoff, Frets, "Five Luthiers on Bridges", June l981
Jon Sievert, Guitar Player, "Mark O'Connor: Young Flatpicking Champion", April l981
Frets, "Frets Reader's Poll Awards", December l980
John Brosh, Frets, "Jazz/Folk Fusion, Fingerstyle: Alex de Grassi", July, l980
Frets, "Frets Looks At . . . The Somogyi Dreadnought Cutaway", February l980
Jim Schwartz, Guitar Player, "The Harmonious Craft: The Smithsonian's Musical Instrument Exhibit", November l979
Paul Hertelendy, Oakland Tribune, "Luthier Makes Strings Sing", Aug. 5, l979
John Eckhouse, The Berkeley Independent and Gazette, "The Luthier's Trade", July 26, l979
Nick Engler, Pickin', "The Harmonious Craft: Pickin' Visits the Renwick", June, l979
"The Harmonious Craft: American Musical Instruments", catalogue from the exhibit at the Smithsonian, Sept. l978 - Aug. l979
Dea Rackley, Louise Carrasco and Phillip Schaeffer, California Contemporary Craftsmen, Vol. 2, pub. by California Contemporary Craftsmen, Carmel, Calif., l979
Ervin Somogyi, Guitar Player, "Lute Construction", March l976
Richard Ramella, Berkeley Daily Gazette, "It's Music To His Ears", March l2, l974
Staff, San Francisco Chronicle Sunday pink section, p. ll, July 4, l972
Humberto Morey Alejo, El Eco de Iquitos, "Apuntes Sobre Una Exposicion de Artesania", April l0, l968
"Laurels", San Diego Evening Tribune, Feb. 13, 1961


DISCOGRAPHY:
From l980 on, my guitars have been played and cited on many records, CDs and tapes. Among these are:

Shun Komatsubara, "Dear", Abend Compact Disc; "Naturally", "Scene", "Crayons", Clip Records
Masaaki Kishibe, "Secret"
Maurizio Angeletti, "Go Fly a Kite", Moondance Records
Pat Donohue, "Manhattan to Memphis", Red House Records; "Life Stories", "Back Roads", BlueSky Records
Steve Erquiaga, "Erkiology", Winham Hill records; "Cafe Paradiso", Imaginary Road Records
Edward Gerhard, "Night Birds", Reckless Records; "Luna" and "Christmas", VirtueRecords
Mark O"Connor, "Live with Stephane Grapelli and David Grisman", "False Dawn" and "Stone From Which the Arch Was Made", Warner Brothers Records
Brother Andrew, "Flying Guitars", AMB productions
Alex de Grassi, "Southern Exposure", "Slow Circle"; Windham Hill Records
Will Ackerman, "Past Light", Windham Hill Records
Greg Gumbel, "California Republic", Meticulous Records, Inc.
Steve Hancoff, "Steel String Guitar", "New Orleans Guitar Solos", "Duke Ellington for Solo Guitar", Out of Time . . . Music Co.
Daniel Hecht, "Willow", Windham Hill Records
Maggie Sansone, "Dulcimer and Guitar"
Alan Tower, "The Understory - Messages of Intimacy From the Thinking Earth", Geomantic Music
Michael Hedges, "Breakfast In The Field", Windham Hill Records
8th Avenue String Band, "On Stage", 8th Ave. String Band Music
The Natives, "East of the Equator", Meticulous Records, Inc.
The California Guitar Trio, "Pathways", "Rocks the West", Discipline (GM);
Isato Nakagawa, "Wind From the Sun", Naniwa Records; "It's Time For Tea", CBS/Sony Group
Peta, "Majin No Mizuumi", "Powder Snow", Sailing Ice Music

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