Veillette Guitars Announces the Lyric​

A guitar intended for jazz playing and gigging, set on a smaller profile for comfort and playability.

Veillette Guitars, based in Woodstock, NY, introduces the Lyric guitar. Veilette's vision was to embody the wonderful elements of those big jazz guitars into a smaller profile that offers extreme playability, comfort, weight, balance and perfect intonation throughout its entire neck. The single pickup is voiced to ensure a wide dynamic range and amplify every subtle nuance of the player.

Intended for jazz players as a possible replacement for their go-to gigging and recording instrument, it has received positive response from guitarists who sing, write and perform live who have declared it a wonderful accompanying guitar for when they wish to go a step beyond their typical acoustic approach.


  • Sitka Spruce Top
  • Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge
  • Compensated Zero-fret
  • 25" Scale Length
  • 14" Fingerboard Radius
  • 1-3/4" Neck Width at Nut
  • 20 Frets
  • 14” Lower Bout
  • Seymour Duncan Jazz Humbucker
  • Hipshot Tuners
  • Black & Chrome Hardware
  • $3520 MSRP

A chambered body and enhanced switching make this affordable Revstar light and loaded with tones.

Scads of cool tone combinations. Articulate pickups. Relatively light. Balanced and comfortable. Well built.

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