In this step-by-step tutorial, Nashville guitar tech John Levan shows you how to convert a standard acoustic flattop into a high-strung guitar. He also offers valuable tips on checking neck relief and action, carving a bone string nut and filing nut slots, and carving and a bone saddle. Bonus! Want to hear a high-strung guitar in action? Check out the short demo following this how-to video.
For players who use a dynamic and generally light fingerstyle approach, the Taylor 518e is a wonderland of color, overtones, and rich, low-end throb that can make a solo composition sound massive and lend body to a spare band mix.
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Taylor booth for a demo of their Mahogany 500 Series, 2013 Spring Limited Series, and Koa Grand Orchestra guitars.
Taylor Guitars, a leading manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars, has announced a donation pledge of 300 guitars to Little Kids Rock, the leading provider of music education and free instruments to public school children in under-served communities across the United States.
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where he visits the Taylor Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of Taylor's newest acoustic body style -- the Grand Orchestra.
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Taylor Guitars is unveiling the next body shape in the evolution of the company’s guitars: the Grand Orchestra. The new model, which makes its official debut at the NAMM Show, boasts Taylor’s boldest, richest voice, one that manages to blend low-end power with surprising balance and responsiveness for a big guitar.
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