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Peterborough man fixes guitars belonging to music stars

A Peterborough man has been chatting about his amazing job as a guitar technician to the stars.
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A man from Peterborough has revealed he has one of the best jobs around – he fixes guitars for some of the biggest music stars around. Matt Gleeson, 30, is a specialist guitar technician who has worked his magic fingers over the [music instruments](http://www.gear4music.com) belonging to Pete Townshend from The Who, Noel Gallagher, the Stereophonics, Jarvis Cocker and, surprisingly, Tina Turner. Mr Gleeson acknowledged that he was lucky to be in a position where he absolutely loved his job, reported the Evening Telegraph. Speaking to the newspaper, Mr Gleeson said: "Guitar repair is a bit like being a hairdresser – you find one you like and then you stick with them. "Music has always been my passion and I am fortunate enough to have made a living out of it. He added that he was lucky to have started his career under the wing of Charlie Chandler, who he cited as one of the greatest guitar technicians around. Speaking of celebrities and guitars, the actor Robert Pattinson recently bought a homeless man in LA an [acoustic guitar](http://www.gear4music.com/Acoustic_Guitars.html). [Buy Acoustic Guitars Now](http://www.gear4music.com/Acoustic_Guitars.html)  ADNFCR-2133-ID-800720090-ADNFCR
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 17:00 to category : Instruments News

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