From The Top of the Fret

A collaborative effort between Stephen Housden and Jim Malatesta, CEO of Vision 4 Music to document the history of Rock N' Roll's most prominent instrument, the electric guitar. The preliminary shoot featured twelve distinguished guitar players demonstrating techniques, musical styles and discussing their inspirations.

AVIO Productions engineered a two-camera shoot to cover the interviews and playing demonstrations. Provided editing services and facilities, and designed the DVD jacket covers.


Muriel Anderson
Thom Bresh
James Burton
Steve Cropper
Duane Eddy
Phil Keaggy
Bob Margolin
Scotty Moore
Brent Mason
Fred Newell
Jack Pearson
P.F. Sloan
Reggie Young