|Daley Fine Hand Crafted Guitars and Mandolins
For over a decade Sim Daley has worked on some of the finest instruments for some of the finest musicians. The knowledge gained from working with such players as
Adam Steffey, Dan Tyminski,
Sam Bush, Ronnie McCoury,
Roland White, Aubrey Haynie, not to mention considerable time spent studying the Loar period F-5's, led Sim to open his own shop and build the
finest gutars and mandolins available today!
Brad Davis Endorses Daley Guitars
|Daley Mandolins are now solely distributed
through Morgan Music of Lebanon, MO.
Contact Alvin Deskins (800) 869-5559 www.morganmusic.com
Guitars are still available through Daley Insturments.
For Sale Daley distresed Classic F Built in honor of "Hoss", Sam Bush's 1930's Gibson F-5 mandolin.
Sim will be featured in the upcoming “Porchlight Sessions” documentary which investigates American music culture with a fresh perspective through musicians, radio and impromptu conversations with artists and the fans that follow them. Sim is feathered in his role as a Luthier, instrument repairman & musician. He tells how he came to the US & became a world renown mandolin builder and one of the “go to” repairmen in Nashville, TN.
The documentary is reported to be airing to 26 million people & is sponsored by the documentary channel. There are plans to debut the documentary at the Cannes International film festival as well as the Sundance film festival.
We’ll keep you all posted as to when it hit the stores!
Sim Fulfills a Life Long Dream... To play The Grand Ole Opry!
Sim holds down the mandolin duties with
The Mike Snider Band on the Stage of The Grand Ole Opry!
Wait... wrong band, and wrong instrument, Sim. Oh well, you made it just the same!
13-time Grammy winner Dan Tyminski plays a Daley F-5 Classic.
Dan stepped ever more deeply into the popular conscience as the singing voice of George Clooney in the Coen Brothers’ Odyssean farce,
"O Brother, Where Art Thou?".
We are proud that Dan chose A Daley Mandolin!
Check out the New Tina Adair Band
After a three year break, Tina Adair is back, and back with a vengeance. The new sound and configuration of “The Tina Adair Band” is NOT to be missed! The new line up features Tim Dishman - Bass, Jamie Clifton - Guitar and Sim Daley - Banjo. The band is very excited about the new sound & material that will be coming to a venue near you very soon!