Echopark Guitars Owner Gabriel Currie Learned the Art of Making Guitars from Leo Fender – Part 1

Gabriel Currie tells the story of being a teenager, being mentored by Leo Fender and the guitar template he found that became the prototype for the guitars he would make

Essential Music host, Ann Delisi, talks with Gabriel Currie about his company, his thoughts about Detroit and why he moved Echopark Guitars to the Motor City.


  • Ann Delisi

    Ann Delisi hosts Essential Music, the Essential Conversations podcast series and the Essential Cooking broadcast and podcast. Born and raised in the Motor City, Ann is a broadcaster, interviewer, producer, music host, storyteller and proud Detroiter.