Vale Sid West

Well known industry identity Sid West has passed away after a long illness on April 15, 2018. He was 71 years old. This is a sad loss to his family, friends and our industry.

Many will remember Sid, was a passionate guitar man, and who, from 1988 – 91 played an important sales role contributing to the growth of Maton Guitars. And Sid also worked on pick up development at Maton too. Prior to that Sid and his brother John distributed Takamine in Australia for many years.

The AMA extends its condolences to Sid’s family and friends.