November 2020

Grand Auditorium

ARTICLES

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Walden B1E Baritone Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Dig into this demo of a throaty new bari with a pair of non-traditional soundholes.
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Furch Yellow Master’s Choice Gc-CR Review

October 21, 2019
A Czech builder with a tradition of resourcefulness and individual designs crafts a luxurious and balanced grand auditorium that handles strumming and fingerstyle with equal aplomb.
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SNAMM '18 - Taylor Guitars V-Class Expansion Demos

July 11, 2018
Andy Powers shows off four new upper-end acoustics now graced with his innovative V-Class bracing system.
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Taylor Builder’s Edition K14ce Review

June 11, 2018
This Grand Auditorium-sized flattop boasts a new bracing system with instantly perceptible sonic consequences.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Turnstone Guitars TG & TS Demos

May 30, 2018
British luthier Rosie Heydenrych demos a pair of lovely flattops that use uniquely figured English woods exclusively.
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First Look: Taylor Guitars K14ce V-Class Builder's Edition

March 12, 2018
The Review Demo master pulls up a chair and has a session with the new Grand Auditorium model that features the company's new V-Class bracing, updated electronics, and a beveled armrest.
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SNAMM '16 - Washburn AG20CEK Demo

July 19, 2016
Get introduced to this budget-friendly grand auditorium made with a spruce top and rosewood back and sides.
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D’Angelico Gramercy SG200 Grand Auditorium Review

November 16, 2015
D’Angelico’s foray into flattops yields a stylish grand auditorium model.
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Lâg Tramontane Special Edition TSE701ACE Review

July 3, 2015
An extroverted Grand Auditorium—and a smooth-playing fingerstyle machine.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Seagull Guitars Excursion Series Natural SG, Folk, and Grand Demos

August 13, 2013
Hear demos of Seagull's newest acoustic models from the brand's Excursion Series --Natural SG, Folk, & Grand.
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Cole Clark Angel AN2A3BB Acoustic Guitar Review

Cole Clark Angel AN2A3BB Acoustic Guitar Review

June 22, 2013
A smart, modern acoustic-electric grand auditorium that’s beautifully built and supremely playable.
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Taylor 518E Acoustic Guitar Review

Taylor 518E Acoustic Guitar Review

May 11, 2013
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.
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Taylor Guitars Mahogany 500 Series, 2013 Spring Limited Series, and Koa Grand Orchestra Demos

April 23, 2013
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.
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Musikmesse '13 - Martin Guitars GPCPA5 Black Performing Artist

April 22, 2013

PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Martin Guitars booth for a demo of their GPCPA5 Black Performing Artist acoustic guitar.


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Jasmine Guitars Introduces New Lineup

Jasmine Guitars Introduces New Lineup

April 8, 2013
Jasmine JD-39 CE Scottsdale, AZ (April 8, 2013) -- Jasmine is proud to introduce its re-engineered line of quality acoustic guitars that combine premium features and exceptional value. With
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Walden G700CE Acoustic Guitar Review

Walden G700CE Acoustic Guitar Review

August 10, 2012
Walden''s G700ce Grand Auditorium from their Natura line is comfortable, playable, attractive, and stage-ready with B-Band electronics, all for about $650.
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Martin Style Types

Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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LTD Xtone EW-Z Zebra Wood Acoustic Guitar Review

LTD Xtone EW-Z Zebra Wood Acoustic Guitar Review

August 24, 2011
The Zebra wood LTD acoustic is attractive, comfortable, plays great and sounds terrific plugged in.
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Taylor Guitars Doyle Deluxe Acoustic Guitar Review

Taylor Guitars Doyle Deluxe Acoustic Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
An acoustic/electric with a solid spruce top and laminated maple back and sides, and a slick, fast feel that will make any aspiring Doyle feel ready to roll.
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Martin GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic Guitar Review

Martin GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
A Grand Performance from Martin''s Performing Artist series with live performance friendly features such as the Fishman Aura F1 system
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