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...
Jan 13, 2017, Latest News
CITIES wood update from Breedlove
The Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) held their annual meeting September 24 - October 4 in South Africa. In this session, they changed regulations on ALL species of rosewood under the genus Dalbergia and three bubinga species. These are now listed under CITES Appendix II, effective January 2, 2017. Knowing that Indian rosewood, and rosewoods in general, are a highly traditional tonewood used in guitars, many people are concerned...
Jan 12, 2017, Latest News
Introducing the Masterclass Concerto
Breedlove Guitars wanted to create a guitar that surpassed the sound of the traditional dreadnought. Through our Sound Profiling technology, we designed the new Concerto body shape. The new Breedlove Concerto is a scientifically designed new body shape that increases the size of the air chamber in the lower bout, reduces the size of the soundhole for more air compression, and maintains a defined waist for more comfort. The result is a bigger, louder, richer sounding guitar with...
Jan 05, 2017, Instrument Insights
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