The Popularity of Mahogany Guitars
Acoustic guitars made with mahogany have grown in popularity over the years. Mahogany can be used in guitars for many reasons. It provides a unique sound and feel, and is a medium-lightweight wood. Learn more about the benefits of mahogany tonewood guitars. Where it’s found The exotic tonewood of mahogany can be found in southern Mexico and throughout parts of Central America. It’s also found south through Brazil and Bolivia. Belize has actually listed Mahogany as it’s...
Jun 12, 2017, Latest News, New & Featured Products
Premier Guitar Awards Concerto Coveted Premier Gear Award
By Adam Perlmutter | May 01, 2017 The first thing I noticed about the Breedlove Premier Concerto is how eminently playable it is. The neck is shallow, in a very good way, and it’s easy to play complex chord progressions and fast single-note runs, and to bend strings. And though the nut is a wide 1.75”—the specification preferred by most fingerstyle players—it feels almost like playing a nice electric guitar. It sounds terrific, too: airy and resonant, with a cello-like...
May 02, 2017, Latest News, New & Featured Products
Introducing the Masterclass Concerto
Breedlove Guitars wanted to create a guitar that surpassed the sound of the traditional dreadnought. The new Breedlove Concerto is a 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 complex, textured tone. Cocobolo is one of those woods that, when cut to a dimension, can feel heavy and dampens quickly....
Jan 05, 2017, New & Featured Products
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
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.
Jul 06, 2016, Latest News, New & Featured Products
Product Spotlight: The Legacy 12-String
Musicians are always curious about the differences in build styles of various brands and the resulting assortment of sounds and playing experiences. Breedlove has mastered the playing dynamics and full room sound of the acoustic 12-string. It is one of Breedlove’s “Best At” instruments. How do we create a 12-string that's easier to play than most other instruments? With several unique design and construction innovations. Breedlove installs our...
May 18, 2016, New & Featured Products