Veillette Avante Guitars
Handcrafted under exclusive license to our exacting standards, Avante instruments provide tonalities and possibilities that set them apart and inspire new approaches to making music.

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Lee Ritenour with a Gryphon 12 string
February 3, 2017

Here is Lee working up material for an upcoming recording project.  Having fun in Gryphon world ...

Colin Hay with his new Veillette Aero
January 20, 2017

 The new Veillette Aero! Here is a video of Colin Hay performing Overkill on his new Aero 6 string! 

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Steve Miller playing his Gryphon 12 string
January 3, 2017

Steve Miller playing "the Joker" on his Gryphon 12 string, at Lincoln Center in NYC on Dec 9 2016


Kaki King performs at the 2016 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase
November 10, 2016

We are thrilled that Kaki King took time out of her busy schedule to join us at the 2016 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase. Kaki performed a brilliant set featuring her Veillette Gryphon. We are very proud and grateful.

Check out the cool video below.

Joe Gore on his Avante Gryphon - Magic Fairy Dust
September 22, 2016

Here's a really beautiful Bach prelude played beautifully by Joe Gore


Jimmy Vivino, John Sebastian stop by...
June 21, 2016

Jimmy and John (you never know who'll drop in) having some fun in the shop. Jimmy on his brand new Avante Gryphon.