Skip to Content

Selecting the Right Acoustic Guitar Case: Gig Bag vs. Hard Case

Many musicians and guitar players dream of traveling and performing in different cities, states and countries around the world. Road trips and traveling can be fun and exciting, but it’s important to consider how traveling will impact your instrument. Most importantly, it’s wise to think about the protection and safety of your instrument as it relates to your guitar case. Unfortunately, not every musician can travel with the most robust and heavy cases on the market. Therefore, it is...

Premier Guitar Reviews Breedlove’s Oregon Concert Bourbon and Manzanita

In this short instrument review video, the folks at Premier Guitar Magazine review the Oregon Concert Bourbon and Manzanita. Two new product offerings from Breedlove at Summer NAMM 2016.

Tonewood Feature: Brazilian Rosewood

Tonewood Feature: Brazilian Rosewood

Long heralded as the world's finest guitar body tonewood, Brazilian rosewood instruments are tough to find and expensive. In fact, the Brazilian rosewood tree was declared almost extinct, and international trade in any product containing Brazilian rosewood harvested or imported after 1992 was prohibited. So how does Breedlove offer the extraordinary Breedlove Journey and Breedlove Journey FS limited editions for under $5,000? And, how is it permitted for these guitars to travel...

Special Look: Breedlove Legacy Dreadnought

It is amazing what a serious guitar company like Breedlove endures to create a very special, powerful dreadnought. We decided the ideal tonewood would be a cocobolo body with a salvaged Sitka spruce top. Why cocobolo?  Dalbergia retusa – cocobolo – is close to Brazilian rosewood in tonal dynamics. It is dense,reflecting the bass tones efficiently while delivering great tonal balance…and it is stunning in it’s visual character and beauty. It...

Selecting an Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

Selecting an Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

Playing the guitar is a fantastic activity for people of all ages. The beauty of playing guitar is that it’s a skill anyone can learn and enjoy for a lifetime.  It’s also something that can be done socially, or alone. The advantage of playing an acoustic guitar versus an electric guitar lies in the simplicity. Unlike an electric guitar which requires amplification and a source of electricity, an acoustic guitar can be played just about anywhere you wish. Also,...

Tips for Beginners | Learn to Play the Guitar

Tips for Beginners | Learn to Play the Guitar

The guitar is a commonly used musical instrument, played by a wide variety of musicians worldwide. The guitar is used in most popular music played and performed today, and is an important instrument in almost every type of genre from blues to folk and jazz. The guitar is categorized in the group of string instruments. The number of strings can vary between 4 and 18, but the most common guitars have 6 steel strings. The two major types of guitars are electric and acoustic guitars. The...

Page 1Page 2Page 3