Taylor's 2019 Custom Grand Concert 12 Fret Ebony/Eurospruce, Catch #18 NAMM Exclusive is a blend of innovation, craftsmanship, and the legacy that defines Taylor guitars. Crafted with precision and topped with intricate details, this acoustic beauty emerged as a one-off custom creation for the prestigious 2020 NAMM show in Anaheim, as part of Taylor's exclusive "Catch" event.
The body of this guitar pays homage to the elegance of West African Ebony for the back and sides, creating a visually striking picture with a European Spruce Top. The book-matched Ebony and tight-grained Spruce come together with bloodwood binding, wrapping the entirety of this guitar, adding a touch of sophistication. The beveled bloodwood armrest elevates the guitar's comfort and serves as an exclamation point on the instrument's meticulous design.
The Neo-Tropical Mahogany neck, combined with the West African Ebony fingerboard, offers a smooth, comfortable playing experience, while the Standard Carve neck profile makes for a natural feel in the player's hands. With a 15" fingerboard radius and 12 frets, this Grand Concert body shape allows for effortless navigation across the fretboard. Paua pearl inlays further the instrument's aesthetic appeal.
Equipped with the Taylor ES2 electronics, this guitar offers a simple transition from intimate acoustic, to amplified brilliance. The Volume, Treble, and Bass controls provide precision in shaping sound, making that every note resonates with clarity and precision. All finished in a natural hue, the guitar's incredible woodgrain is able to be showcased.
- Striking West African Ebony and Euro Spruce composition.
- Unique bloodwood binding and beveled armrest for aesthetics.
- Grand Concert body with 12 frets, ideal for fingerstyle.
- Neo-Tropical Mahogany neck with a Standard Carve profile.
- Taylor ES2 electronics for precision in amplified performance.
- Natural finish, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and wood grain.
- Paua pearl inlays, a visual testament to high-quality detailing.
- One-off NAMM Exclusive, a collector's dream with a legacy.
|Top Material:||European Spruce|
|Back/Sides Material:||West African Ebony|
|Neck Material:||Neo-Tropical Mahogany|
|Fingerboard Material:||West African Ebony|
|Body Shape:||Grand Concert, 12 Fret|
|Neck Profile:||Standard Carve|
|Scale Length:||24 7/8"|
|Bracing:||V-Class, Sitka Spruce|
|Controls:||Volume, Treble, Bass|
|Bridge:||West African Ebony|
|Case:||Original Hardshell Case|