Andy Babiuk is a musician, writer, producer, founding member of the Chesterfield Kings, and owner of the boutique guitar shop Andy Babiuk's Fab Gear.
He has been a professional in the music industry for more than thirty years and is a consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and to major auction houses in London and New York.
Babiuk is a respected expert on vintage guitars and the foremost authority on the equipment used by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. His critically acclaimed book Beatles Gear (2001) manages to be both a historical document and an entertaining read.
His new book Rolling Stones Gear release date is Tuesday February 4th, 2014. He is also the author of The Story of Paul Bigsby: Father of the Modern Electric Solidbody Guitar (2009).
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Dr. BioDun Ogandayo
Dr. BioDun Ogundayo, Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature, is fluent in Yoruba (his native tongue), French, English and Hausa, and holds written fluency knowledge of Spanish, Italian, and some Ghanaian languages.