Maestro (effects)

Parent brand: 

product types: 

  • fuzz effects
  • guitar synths
  • modulation effects
  • octave and pitch effects
  • phase shifter effects
  • wah and filter effects


Maestro was a brand name of Chicago Musical Instrument Company (CMI).  In 1944, CMI took a controlling interest in Gibson. In 1969, ECL, a South American company, acquired a majority of CMI shares, and the two companies merged to form a new company called Norlin Corp. who owned Gibson until 1983.


Maestro, division of C.M.I. Lincolnwood , IL
United States
Illinois US