I've just received this comment and thought it worthy of posting up.
"Hi Flat Eric, Some info on Reeve guitars - bear with me it's a bit of a
First, I bought a Mex Tele (I'm a 6 stringer by the way) that
needed a set up.
My bassist at the time suggested I take to a mate of
his, one Jez Reeve in Luton. This we did and Jez did a splendid job for
really no money and whilst I was there I took a shine to one of Jez's
creations, a Tele shaped beast with stunning looks and magic action that
I nicked from him for £300 (his asking price) - the hardware alone is
worth twice that! My abiding memory is how utterly charming, generous
and talented Jez was and what a lovely wife he had.
Sadly I heard about a
year later that Jez had passed away and that makes my Reeve Tele so
much more special.
The world of music is a much poorer place for not
having Jez around but I am privileged to have a fine example of his
artistry. One other piece of info: in conversation Jez mentioned that in
his early days he was associated in some way with the old Alligator
I do have the name of the person but won't post it up.
Please, please get in touch - more and more Reeve are coming out of
the woodwork, all with similar tales of how pleasant the two of them were.
Contact me here