Tonewood Talk: Breedlove’s Wood Librarian on Cocobolo as an Acoustic Guitar Tonewood
Breedlove wood librarian James Mccashen talks about working with cocobolo as a tonewood.
Jan 04, 2017, Instrument Insights
The New Concerto Featured in Premier Guitar
Breedlove Stringed Instruments is proud to unveil the Breedlove Concerto, a new body shape that delivers a higher level of guitar resonance, volume and intonation. This new handcrafted guitar shape was designed to elicit the volume of a classic dreadnought, but with more lush, complex tonal resonance and a comfortable form whether sitting or standing. The Breedlove Concerto is crafted from responsibly harvested exotic tonewoods such as myrtlewood, mahogany, rosewood, koa, cocobolo, and...
Dec 22, 2016, Latest News, New & Featured Products
Artist Ashley McMillen performs in NYC at Lincoln Center as NewSong Music Finalist
Now in its 15th year, the NewSong Music Award is one of North America's most respected and prestigious performance and songwriting showcases and competitions. NewSong Music garners thousands of submissions annually and is proud to announce that previous winners and standouts include Ingrid Michaelson, Max Hatt/Edda Glass, Meghan Trainor, Rachael Kilgour and Grace Potter. On December 10, 2016, Ashley McMillen will perform as 1 of 12 finalists at Lincoln Center in New York City. She...
Dec 14, 2016, Artist News
Artist John Tracy Releases New Holiday Album “Magical Memories”
Music For Peace – (Charlottesville) performing songwriter John Tracy releases new Holiday album and music video to help promote peace, harmony and family values. In a time when our world is seeing increasing unrest, discord and division, performing songwriter John Tracy hopes his new Christmas CD and related music video will rekindle the magic of the Season and those feelings of peace and hopefulness we seek during this time of year. John Tracy is known for expressing his raw...
Dec 08, 2016, Artist News
CITES EXPANDS THE APPENDIX II LISTINGS TO INCLUDE ALL ROSEWOOD, COCOBOLO AND BUBINGA
From Tom Bedell | Owner, Breedlove Guitars | Dec 2, 2016 182 nations have ratified the international treaty called CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species), a convention committed to protecting threatened and endangered plants and animals around the world. It allows for various levels of regulation from a complete ban, for example, on any trade in elephant ivory, to a mere reporting and tracking of vulnerable plants and animals. Enforcement happens at the border of each...
Dec 02, 2016, Latest News
To Speak of Wolves Release new record
Breedlove artist Andrew Gaultier started playing guitar when he was 13. His father played in a band his entire life and was a big inspiration. Andrew joined his first band and started touring at the age of 15 (during holidays and summer). He's currently touring with To Speak of Wolves and Gage West. Andrew recently slipped us the video below, Cant Stop Whats Coming from the EP "NEW BONES," available now on Cardigan Records - Acoustic Guitar. Produced by Andrew Reilley of SLASH. Showcases the...
Oct 28, 2016, Artist News