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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…

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…

Acoustic Guitar Terms

20 Acoustic Guitar Terms You Need To Know

December 7, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Talking about acoustic guitar tone can leave you feeling a bit foggy if you’re not familiar with the acoustic guitar terms most commonly used to describe it. That’s why we’ve compiled this quick, handy guide for some of the top terms…

Guitar Body Shape

An Introduction To Taylor Acoustic Guitar Body Shapes

November 22, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

With so many great acoustic guitar choices out there, we thought we’d keep it simple. The Taylor line is made up of five distinctive guitar body shape and styles. Here is a quick reference guide to our shapes. A guitar’s body…

Define your Guitar Playing Profile

10 Questions To Help You Find Your Guitar Player Profile

November 21, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

What’s Your Guitar Player Profile? It’s all about you. The guitar you choose should respond well to your playing style and other aesthetic preferences, both in terms of sound and looks. If you’re a beginner and haven’t defined your playing…

Find The Best Acoustic Guitar For You

How To Find The Best Acoustic Guitar For You?

November 17, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Whether you’re looking to invest in your first acoustic guitar, add to your Taylor toolbox, or simply learn more about the Taylor Guitars line, we’re here to help. With a broad range of body shape and tonewood combinations available, an…

The Ultimate Help Guide For Buying An Acoustic Guitar

November 15, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Buying an acoustic guitar is exciting. It’s also no small task. Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned player, or somewhere in between, the sheer array of choices can be overwhelming. Acoustics come in many different body shapes and tonewood pairings,…

A Guide To Taylor Acoustic Guitar Model Numbers

November 14, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

If you’re new to the Taylor Guitars acoustic guitar line, you might need a little help decoding our model numbering system. We’ve got you covered. The Taylor acoustic guitar model numbers are organized by series, and each series is defined by particular…

Choosing an Acoustic Guitars

8 Tips for Trying Out and Choosing an Acoustic Guitar

November 11, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

For some people, going to a music store can be intimidating. Whether it’s a vast selection of instruments, the cacophony of acoustic and electric guitars being played in a crowded store, or just a touch of I’m Not Worthy syndrome as…

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 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…

Guitar Shopping Online

Online Guitar Shopping – 4 Things To Remember

November 18, 2015 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

For most online guitar shopping isn't as comfortable as buying an acoustic guitar from a brick-and-mortar music store, which is often ideal for many customers for a simple reason: It lets them play, feel and compare actual models. That tangible playing…

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…

Remembering Pete Davies Jr.

December 18, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Ed. Note:  In the early morning hours of Saturday, December 6, Taylor lost a talented former designer, Pete Davies Jr. Pete’s inlay artwork graces some of our most notable guitars, including the Living Jewels and Liberty Tree models. As a…

Taylor Guitars Factory Closed For The Holidays

December 17, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

In celebration of the holidays, the Taylor Guitars Factory in El Cajon, California, will be closed Monday, December 21 through Friday, January 2. Our Visitor Center and free factory tours will resume on Monday, January 5, at 1:00 p.m. Until…

Take A Factory Tour And Benefit The East County Toy And Food Drive

November 19, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Tour visitors can help make a difference for nearly 10,000 families in East County San Diego this holiday season. Now through December 17, visitors to the Taylor Guitars factory are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or an unwrapped…

The 814ce Named Best In Show At Summer NAMM

July 22, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

On Saturday, July 19 at Summer NAMM, the popular “Best in Show” Saturday morning breakfast panel was held. Led by Music Inc. magazine Editor Frank Alkyer, dealers from across the nation highlighted the best products, services and companies at Summer…

Celebrating Music In Our Schools

March 24, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

March is Music in Our Schools Month, and throughout the country, schools and music education advocates come together to celebrate richly diverse and rewarding music education programs. It’s also a time to highlight the growing need to keep music education…

FAQ: String Types And Gauges

February 28, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

Q: What strings does Taylor install on its guitars? Does the gauge matter, or should I use whatever feels best to me? A: Strings are very important — they can alter the playability and tone of your guitar. Since June 1,…

Grand Orchestra Wins 2013 Best Acoustic Guitar

February 14, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

In 2013, the Grand Orchestra debuted to rave reviews from media, players and the industry, and has been on an award-winning streak ever since. Most recently, at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Grand Orchestra took home the award for…

Ruben H. Fleet Center To Welcome Andy Powers For A “Meet The Maker” Presentation

February 11, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars Master Builder Andy Powers will give a special presentation at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center on Tuesday, February 18 at 7:00 p.m., as part of the Fleet’s “Meet the Maker” series. Join Andy as he sheds light…

New 800 Series Debuts To Rave Reviews From Media

February 6, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Following the launch of Taylor’s new 800 Series at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the accolades have begun pouring in from the likes of Premier Guitar, Guitar World and Acoustic Guitar magazines. In fact, the new 800 Series is an…

Silent Comedy Performs During San Diego Comic-Con

July 26, 2013 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

Taylor’s digital marketing partner, Digitaria, recently hosted an exclusive invite-only music event during San Diego’s Comic-Con International convention, held July 18-21. The late-night soiree featured a performance from members of the local act The Silent Comedy and took place atop…

FAQ: Why Does My ES Go Hum?

July 23, 2013 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

A constant hum is usually a sign that there is a not a solid ground connection at the amplifier or audio device the guitar is plugged in to. If touching the metal end of the cable or the jack itself…

Cover The Goo Goo Dolls, Win A 214ce

July 15, 2013 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

If you’re a fan of the Goo Goo Dolls and like to cover their songs, here’s your chance to win a new Taylor 214ce guitar, along with a signed copy of the band’s latest release, Magnetic. All you have to…