Mari Strings Endorsing Artists

Get the flamenco guitar strings used by Sabicas and Mario Escudero - Daniel Mari Flamenco Guitar Strings. Highest quality classical guitar strings. Arabic and Turkish oud strings. Handmade cejillas. Wristies fingerless gloves. Mari Acoustic and Electric Guitar Strings. Nail care supplies. Shubb capos and string winders. Planet Waves Metronomes and tuners.

Mari Strings, suppliers of strings to Sabicas, Mario Escudero, and other legendary players of thepast, is happy to introduce you to some great players using Mari strings today.

All the Best,
Bill Ostrie II

flamenco guitarist Ben Woods

Benjamin Woods

is one of the most talented and sought after flamenco guitarists in the United States today. His music is played all around the world and he has performed with some of the world's best musicians and today's most revered flamenco artists from Spain. He is also an international recording star with albums in the top charts in Japan and Europe with his Flamenco/Metal band FLAMETAL.

Benjamin uses Mari #200ph Professional Classical Strings on his Godin and Cordoba guitars. Find out where he is playing next on his myspace. Check out his solo and metal-fusion projects at

Jimmy Patton - Mari Guitar Strings artist

Jimmy Patton

Nationally acclaimed guitarist Jimmy Patton is renowned for his ability to make any tune his own, and to play two guitars at the same time, playing both melody and accompaniment parts simultaneously. He performs his own arrangements of popular and jazz tunes, as well as original compositions.

Patton has shared the stage with Grammy award-winning Stanley Jordan, Laurence Juber of Paul McCartney's "Wings," Adrian Legg, Preston Reed, virtuoso rock guitarist Tony Macalpine, as well as keyboardist Derek Sherinian of "Dream Theater." He studied under Fred Benedetti of Benedetti & Svoboda master guitar duo.

Jimmy uses Mari #300 Flamenco Strings and #200ph Professional Classical Strings on his nylon string guitars, and Mari Spiral 2000 Electric Guitar Strings in various gauges on his electric guitars.

Check out Jimmy's unique and soulful style of playing. Jimmy Patton tapping on two guitars.

Rowland Schultz - Vikingo de Jerez - flamenco

Rowland Schultz "Vikingo De Jerez"

Vikingo De Jerez, AKA Rowland Schultz, is inspired for his all original compositions by the Gipsy Flamenco artists of Andalucia Spain. Also being an accomplished oud player, this Australian artist has infused the sound of the oud within his flamenco guitar technique, along with fast runs and choppy breaks. This unique sound and drive in his compositions has attracted attention and some collaboration interest from leading World Musicians and Flamenco Artists. You can learn more here:

Rowland plays Mari Flamenco Strings in normal tension, light tension, and extra-light tension on his various guitars.

Michael Laughbaum rock and blues guitarist

Michael Laughbaum

is known for his masterful guitar work for the San Diego blues and rock bands Nude Blues and Be Natural. A guitarists' guitarist, Mike is recognized both for his chops and for his powerful interpretive skills.

Mike chooses Mari #4000-SL strings for his electric guitars, and #7000-PL Mari Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Strings.

You can check out some of Mike's other projects and get in touch with him through Laughing Tree Productions.

Vincent Zorn - flamenco guitarist

Vincent Zorn

Santa Barbara guitarist Vincent Zorn is recognized for his authentic gypsy sound and his original compositions. He has a special touch for crafting and playing pieces that combine a lighter, upbeat sound with deep feeling.

Vincent chooses #200ph Mari Professional Classical strings in hard tension

Check out Vincent's solo projects
and his guitar/violin duo!

MIchael Bianco - flamenco guitarist

Michael Bianco

Michael's playing combines great musicality with technical virtuosity and a joy in experimenting with different instruments and styles.

His work spans rock, jazz, classical music, spanish guitar, electronic music, and music for relaxation and meditation. His songs build on his ability to bring a surprising range of sounds and emotions out of a guitar.

He prefers #300XL Mari Flamenco strings in extra-light tension for his amplified nylon string guitars.

Check out Michael's 14-string guitar playing and original spanish guitar work:

Customer Comments & Reviews:

"I use Mari 200 strings as original equipment on my custom flamenco and classical guitars"
- Ashton Taylor, Luthier -

"I recommend your site to my students and to all website guitar sale customers. Thanks"

"I just received the strings a few days ago. Thank you very much.
It's always a pleasure to work with you :)" - Reda A., Paris, France

"Have bought from you before and was very happy with both the service and the quality of the strings. Thanks, Mansel D., Edmonton, Canada"

"Hi Bill, Received everything, thanks a lot. I will definitely recommend your store! Cheers, Farzad" - Farzad A., Australia

"Thank you for your reply; I went ahead a bought the guitar strings directly from your website. It's great that you offer the option to buy bass sets & D strings, you are obviously a guitar player. Also, your prices are very reasonable. Thank you again for everything!"
- Dan F., Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA

"Got the dozen strings... thanks. You are the best!" - George W., Lexington, Kentucky, USA

"I received the strings. Thank you for the prompt service. I hope I will like your strings as much as I liked dealing with you."
- Fahad A., Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

"Thanks Bill! Its refreshing to be able to deal with such a professional and efficient business.". Kind Regards,
- Trevor O., UK

"Thank you Bill! I have ordered these strings from you before and they were amazing. My local music stores do not carry these Daniel Mari strings at all and would have to be ordered, but everytime I order anything from the closest music store to me they never call when they really recieve my order and it becomes a big frustration. When I ordered from you on the other hand I recieved them very fast and the strings were better than I imagined. Thanks again Bill and I will from now on be getting my strings through you!"
- Eric M., Lakewood, Colorado, USA

"Thank you very much for the quick delivery of the oud strings I have purchased, i love your strings, they now make my cheap oud sound like a professional one. I will sure let my friends know these strings."
- Abdulkadir S., Brisbane, Australia

"The strings arrived in todays post, (isn’t it always the way) Well worth waiting for, very responsive. Thanks for the excellent customer service…………..consider me a future regular customer."
- John D., Joodalup, Australia

"I just purchased a 6 set of Mari 100 strings for Classical Guitar. I love those strings and am so glad you sell them."
- Danny B., Austin, Texas, USA

"Dear Sir, best string you make "
- Ming T., Honghe City, Taiwan

"Thanks Bill for letting me know. My oud is ready, repaired and waiting for the new strings. I really appreciate you kept me in the loop of what was going on, Great service!"
- Maria T., New York, New York, USA

"I must say, it is a very large pleasure to work with a gentleman of integrity. Thanks again"
- Dan'l L., Danville, Kentucky, USA

"I have just received my strings! Wonderful. Thank you very much your great responsivity."
- Philippe N., Villecresnes, France

"Some days ago, the strings arrived, and today I tried it for the first time. And, so........THEY ARE VERRRRRY GOOD! Great strings! I believe yours is the best of the world. so I will promote it here in Japan from now! Will order again in the near future."
- Minoru F., Zushi-shi, Japan

"Thanks Bill, they're great strings, full of music. I want to make what I do a matter of choice, and not a matter of chance, that is why I use Daniel MARI strings. ~ Paul K., Surrey, UK

"I have just received my stuff with the morning post. Everything is ok and the capo works fine ! Thanks for the nice follow-up." - Christian V., Gent, Belgium

"There are few possessions I treasure in life as much as I do my Daniel Mari Flamenco Strings." - Bob B., USA

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