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Gabe Cummins Joins the Artist Program

Gabe Cummins Joins the Artist Program

We are excited to announce that artist Gabe Cummings has joined the Breedlove family! We recently had an opportunity to catch up with Gabe at the Summer NAMM show in Nashville, TN. Gabe joined the Breedlove media team for a photo jam session and to test out some of the new Pursuit Exotic Series instruments. A native of Solon, NY, Gabe has been immersed in the music industry since the age of 13.  An honors graduate of Berklee College of Music (B.F.A. in Performance) and NYU (M.A. in...

A reflection on Summer NAMM 2017

A reflection on Summer NAMM 2017

We did it, survived another National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) tradeshow. Maybe survived is a little dramatic. While it is certainly a lot of hard work for our trade show team, it is also one of the highlights of our year. Each summer, a small group of our Breedlove staff gets the opportunity to pack up the “best of the best” of our instruments, take them to Nashville, and show them off to the music industry. It’s an honor we don’t take lightly. For our...

USA Concert Daylight E Review

USA Concert Daylight E Review

About the USA Series: We crafted the most textured big sound in a Breedlove Concert acoustic guitar ever... in the lightest guitar body possible. Meet the Breedlove USA Series, handcrafted in Bend, Oregon. Sound frequencies travel most efficiently through lighter materials. With this in mind, Breedlove designers sought a solution for the USA Series that would reduce weight and bring the acoustic guitar to life in a player’s hands. Through this search, we achieved the thinnest finish...

Musician John Tracy Releases New Video

John Tracy just released a new music video and we think you are going to really enojy it! It’s clear that John Tracy is an artist who serves as an inspiration for all walks of life, offering a perspective in his songwriting that is different than most and much more relatable to a wider audience. He has studied the craft of songwriting with some of the industry’s best including Don Henry, Ellis Paul and Steve Seskin. It has earned him the reputation as a lyricist who...

The Blood Diamond of Music Wood Rosewood Dalbergia

A Perspective in the Economic, Cultural, Governmental, and Sustainability Roles In Saving The World’s Rosewood Forests. (Newswire.net -- June 20, 2017) Bend, Oregon -- Understanding the Importance of the Lacey Act Amendments of 2008 and the inclusion of Dalbergia spp. in Appendix II of CITES. Wherever Mother Nature has given a place and its people a natural resource that is coveted by humankind, incentives for over-exploitation and corruption have unfortunately often followed....

Acoustic Guitar Tonewoods: What they bring to your sound

There are endless kinds of tonewoods that are great for building guitars with. Some are preferred, and have different benefits for different purposes. Some tonewoods lend themselves well to strumming or flatpicking, and give out a better sound. We choose a smattering of tonewoods that we use to create Breedlove Guitars, and broke down their benefits. Brazilian Rosewood Any type of rosewood is rare and heavily regulated. Most species were ruled as endangered, with Brazilian Rosewood designated...

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