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Mark Wood of Wood Violins unveiled two new electric violins at the NAMM Show: the Katana and the Nashville.
Wood demonstrates the range of the five-string Katana with a “Fire ‘n Ice” medley. Violinist Martie Maguire, who is currently touring with the Dixie Chicks, plays the Nashville, which is a solid body electric with a pickup built into the bridge, and perfection pegs for fine tuning.