In the studio Joan plays her 1962 Martin 00-21NY, 1967 Guild f-312, or 1983 Guild D55.

Her main performance guitar is a 1953 Martin 00-18 with a Baggs M1Active pick-up. Recently she’s also been playing a 1998 Martin 00-16 DBR which also has a Baggs M1Active pick-up.

For travel and playing on the beach, Joan purchased a 2010 Voyage Air VAOM-04BK. In 2012 she had a Baggs pick-up installed and now uses this for performances when she has to fly to the destination.

Her teaching guitar is a 2008 Guild GAD 30R.

Her strings are D’Addario EJ15s for the six strings and DR Rare Phosphor Bronze Light for her twelve string.

Joan goes to John and Scott at
John’s Music on Hilton Head for all accessories and tech work. (There’s also an open jam every Saturday from 1-5 at John’s, 23 New Orleans Rd, HHI call for information 843-842-5225)

Randy Wood at
Randy Wood Guitars in Bloomingdale, GA does any necessary repair.