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Breedlove Musician Isaac Turner Releases a Song a Week

In the past few years, Breedlove artist Isaac Turner has been playing lots of shows, gaining fans and selling a few CD’s here and there. Things were good, but he wanted to get music out to a larger audience than the local scene he has had success in. The plan for 2017 was to release the new album, “Give You Love,” and do a west coast tour at a minimum.   However, while he was out playing shows, he was watching how other singers and bands were getting their music out. Many...

Breedlove Guitars Craftsman Evan Manthei talks Cocobolo

Breedlove Guitars Craftsman Evan Manthei talks Cocobolo

Evan Manthei has been a craftsman with Bedell and Breedlove since 2010.  Originally working for Bedell Guitars in Spirit Lake, Iowa, when Tom Bedell purchased Breedlove in 2011, Evan made a move to Bend, Oregon and joined the team here.  Originally from Minnesota, he became a fan of stringed instruments at the age of six when he started playing the violin.  At 14 Evan switched to playing the guitar.  He was one of the only craftsmen to come over from Spirit Lake, IA when Tom...

Custom Instrument Feature: “Brown Trout” Concerto Acoustic Guitar

Custom Instrument Feature: “Brown Trout” Concerto Acoustic Guitar

The Breedlove acoustic guitar craftsmen just completed a new and stunning custom guitar designed for our dealer Music Village. This instrument features our new Concerto acoustic guitar body shape without a cutaway, and constructed with Sitka spruce for the top tonewood and exotic myrtlewood from the Breedlove acoustic guitar custom stack. The top, back and sides are finished the high gloss and the body and fingerboard are bound in koa. One of the most unique aspects of this instrument is the...

Sound Profiling Breedlove Guitar’s Cocobolo Instruments

Breedlove Guitars is always searching the world over for unique and incredible exotic tonewoods.  It has been a journey, but we have found an honorable supplier in of cocobolo in Nicaragua. Cocobolo is a fascinating tree. It is in the dalbergia family – the same as Brazilian and other rosewoods. But cocobolo is the densest of them all. For example, cocobolo has a specific gravity of 1.1 which means it is the only tonewood we use that actually sinks in water. Up until now, guitars...

Musician Brett Perkins: New Year. New Music.

Musician Brett Perkins: New Year. New Music.

With a new year brings about new music, and with new music brings new sounds. Ring in 2017 with the new music from Nashville based worship artist / song writer, Brett Perkins. The Cross Made a Way, releasing January 13,is a fusion mix of indie, alternative rock, and electronic vibes ensuring a fresh approach to the honest and revealing message of grace, redemption, and hope. The Cross Made a Way - EP was a response to a conviction Brett had to tell a story with his music. There is something...

New for NAMM 2017

The Breedlove Guitars team is excited to attened the 2017 NAMM show in January.  We have a large collection of exciting new models and are eager to share them with the music industry! Breedlove Offers Concerto Acoustic Guitar Body in New Guitar Models Comfortable guitar body shape now available in eight models, offering the volume of a dreadnought and complex tonal resonance via Sound Profiling technology  Breedlove Guitars announces new guitar models featuring the Breedlove...

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