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Taylor & Gismart Partner to Giveaway an Academy Series Guitar!

June 12, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

Together again! Gismart --a music app developer based in London-- and Taylor Guitars are running a Taylor Academy Series guitar giveaway and time is running out to enter! Enter for your chance to win a Taylor Academy 10 guitar by…

Lush Limiteds: 2017 Summer Limited Edition Acoustic Guitars

June 8, 2017 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

You’ve probably had this experience: you meet someone at a party, instantly hit it off, and before you know it you’ve been talking for an hour. That’s how you’ll feel after picking up any one of our four charismatic limited…

Financing As A Guitar Buying Tool

May 22, 2017 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

Just like with other consumer goods, the holidays are a great time to score a sweet deal on an acoustic guitar, thanks to an array of financing programs. Here are a few tips to help you use financing to your…

8 Travel And Guitar Care Tips For Summer

May 19, 2017 - by Jim Kirlin - Articles

Traveling with a guitar? Whether your summer plans include a vacation or staycation, the warmer weather can impact the condition of your guitar. Here’s how to keep your guitar healthy wherever you both end up. 1. If traveling by car,…

Guitars at the Taylor Road Shows

Four Play: Exclusive New Road Show Guitars Are Here

April 5, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

A new season of Taylor Road Shows is underway, and we simply couldn’t send our Taylor crew out the door without fresh guitar inspiration in tow. Our design team has cooked up a special run of four exclusive Taylor Road…

Acoustic Guitar Innovation Spotlight: The Taylor Neck

March 13, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

Ever wonder what separates a decent acoustic guitar from a great one? One of the most important factors is the way the neck joins the body. The neck joint sets the foundation of the playing experience, and will directly impact…

American Girl and Taylor Guitars Collaboration

Taylor Guitars And American Girl® Musically Inspire Young Girls With Collaboration

February 22, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars and American Girl have teamed up to collaborate on a special edition life-size Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar that matches the doll-size version for American Girl’s newest contemporary character, Tenney Grant, a singer-songwriter from Nashville. To support the…

Academy Series Guitars

The Academy Series: The Ultimate Learning Guitars

February 17, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

Remember the first acoustic guitar you picked up? The effort it took to form those first chords? The thrill when you cleanly nailed your first progression? If you haven’t gotten there yet, don’t worry, it’s never too late to start. Especially…

Dreadnought Guitar Shape

Guitar Shape Spotlight: The Dreadnought

February 10, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

Despite an imposing name that seems fit for a legendary monster in a fantasy novel, there’s no need to fear the Dreadnought. The most traditional of acoustic guitar body shapes, it features a large body with square shoulders and bottom,…

NAMM 2017

NAMM: New Acoustic Models, Live Performances & More!

February 9, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

With another exciting Winter NAMM 2017 Show in the books, we'd like to take a brief moment to recap this year's show. The Taylor booth was a sight to be seen --full of new acoustic guitar models, a bass guitar,…

How Much Should I Spend For My First Acoustic Guitar

How Much Should I Spend For My First Acoustic Guitar?

February 9, 2017 - by Jay Parkin - Articles

It’s been said that the hardest part of any journey is the first step. Finding an appropriate acoustic guitar can seem like a complicated task for any first-time guitar buyer. There are many options, body styles, and price ranges to…

Taylor 12 String Guitar

Seven 12-Strings That Fit Perfectly Under The Tree

December 8, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Looking to add some sparkle and shimmer to your guitar collection this holiday season? There’s no better way to expand your tonal horizons than exploring the sonic possibilities a 12-string acoustic guitar will add to your tonal palette. Taylor 12…

Road Show Promo: Buy A Taylor, Get A Free Stand & Strap

October 13, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Here’s another cool reason to make it to a Taylor in-store event this fall: If you purchase a Taylor guitar in our 100 Series or higher at any Road Show or Find Your Fit event, you’ll also receive a free…

Taylor Guitars partners with music app developer Gismart

October 4, 2016 - by Jay Parkin - Taylor News

El Cajon, CA – October 4, 2016 – Taylor Guitars announced its partnership with Gismart, a music app developer based in London. Having similar customer audiences, the two companies have a chance to market their products - high-quality guitars, musical…

Guitar Shape Spotlight: The Grand Auditorium

April 26, 2016 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

The Grand Auditorium is Taylor’s most popular body shape, thanks to a design that accommodates a full range of playing styles. As a medium-size shape, it’s physically comfortable to play, and it responds with a pleasing blend of volume, clarity…

Taylor Guitars 2014 Sweepstakes Winner Announcements

April 20, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Thank you for entering Taylor Guitars' sweepstakes in 2014. Congrats to our winners! Andrew F. of Florida, winner of the 2014 Fall Limiteds Sweepstakes. He'll soon be enjoying the sweet sounds of a 510e-FLTD as well as a year's supply…

Taylor Ushers in a 12-Fret Guitar Revival with New Models across the Line

January 18, 2016 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 22, 2016 – Taylor Guitars is adding to its modern revival of the 12-fret guitar with an expanded suite of player-friendly 12-fret models for 2016. The 12-fret guitar, which claims a heritage that’s rooted in the…

Twelve String Delight: Taylor Guitars Introduces 12-String Models Across the Company’s Line of Guitars

January 18, 2016 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 21, 2016 – Taylor Guitars continues its pursuit of advancing acoustic guitar design with the launch of an expanded range of new 12-string guitars at the Winter NAMM Show. Although 12-strings have traditionally been associated with…

Grace and Chelsea Constable, James TW, Zac Brown Band Members and More to Perform on the Taylor Guitars Stage at Winter NAMM

January 15, 2016 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. - January 15, 2016 - Taylor Guitars is pleased to announce its artist lineup for the 2016 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. This year brings bluegrass and fingerstyle sensations, international singer-songwriters, and accomplished country music artists…

5 Guitar-Playing Resolutions For The New Year

January 4, 2016 - by Shawn Persinger - Taylor News

Do you want to make 2016 your best guitar-playing year ever? Here are five resolutions that you can add to your practice routine – and actually stick with long after you’ve given up all the others. 1. Practice less, but…

Benefit the East County Toy and Food Drive and Be Entered-To-Win a Taylor GS Mini

November 10, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. - November 10, 2015 - Visitors to the Taylor Guitars Factory Tour can help make a difference for nearly 10,000 families in East County San Diego this holiday season. Now through December 16, tour visitors  are encouraged to…

Using A Guitar Humidifier And Other Guitar Humidity Tips

October 19, 2015 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

Dry conditions can lead to guitar damage. A guitar humidifier will protect your Taylor and keep it playing and sounding its best. We’ve all felt the depleting effects of dry conditions on our bodies. Think of a long flight spent…

300 Series Special Editions: Shaded Edgeburst Tops, Plus 12-Fret, 12-String And Baritone Models

September 16, 2015 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

This fall we’re excited to produce a special run of vintage-look special edition models that sport a shaded edgeburst (SEB) mahogany top, featuring three distinctive guitar voices that have never been offered within the series: a Dreadnought 12-string, a Grand…

Elevate Your Sound with the Taylor 810e Sweepstakes

August 20, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – August 20, 2015 – To celebrate the anniversary of the redesign of the company’s award-winning 800 Series guitars, Taylor Guitars is giving one lucky fan the opportunity to win an 810e. The rosewood-Sitka spruce 810e brings…

Taylor Guitars Debuts Stunning Quilted Sapele, Curly Mahogany and Blackheart Sassafras Limited Edition Models

July 6, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

NASHVILLE – July 9, 2015 – At the Summer NAMM Show, Taylor Guitars is introducing a limited run of Grand Auditorium guitars featuring a trio of stunning tonewoods. Featured back and side tonewood options include quilted sapele, curly mahogany or…