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Taylor Travels October 2010: The GS Mini Goes to China

October 28, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars participates in festivals, conferences and trade shows all over the world. In an average year we can be found at 20-30 of these types of events. In mid-October, Taylor trade show coordinator David Kaye and I traveled to…

Ask Bob: How about a Monkey Pod Grand Auditorium Guitar?

October 28, 2010 - by Bob Taylor - Articles

Question: I know Taylor has done really well with the Koa [Series] and was wondering why you haven’t started doing some other Hawaiian tonewood guitars. Monkey pod is just as, if not more, beautiful than koa. It also makes good…

Taylor and Elixir Crank Up “Test Drive Electric”

October 26, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars and Elixir Strings are giving emerging artists the unique opportunity to kick their careers and guitar rigs into high gear with Test Drive Electric 2010. Together with the band-promoting website Sonicbids.com, Taylor and Elixir are bringing back the…

Special “Stories & Songs” Benefit Event in Indianapolis

October 19, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On Sunday, October 24, Bob Taylor, co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars, along with Jon Foreman, lead singer and guitarist of the band Switchfoot, will hold a one-night-only acoustic performance and storytelling event at East 91st Street Christian Church in…

Special “Stories & Songs” Benefit Event in Indianapolis

October 19, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On Sunday, October 24, Bob Taylor, co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars, along with Jon Foreman, lead singer and guitarist of the band Switchfoot, will hold a one-night-only acoustic performance and storytelling event at East 91st Street Christian Church in…

Taylor Announces Steven Curtis Chapman Signature Model

October 12, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

With five Grammys, an American Music Award, and more Dove Awards than any other artist in the history of the Gospel Music Association, Steven Curtis Chapman (815c Brazilian, 814c, 714ce, 712ce, 512-M, 510) has amassed a hit-studded musical catalog and…

0% Interest Financing Extended Through Holidays

September 28, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Planning to purchase a Taylor guitar for your favorite player this holiday season? To make it a little easier on the wallet, Taylor Guitars is extending its 0% interest financing offer. Now through the end of the year and on…

Taylor’s 2010 Fall Limiteds

September 23, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On par with many of fall's familiar traditions, Taylor Guitars is readying one of its own - the release of its anticipated Fall Limited Edition models. This year's Limiteds embody the extraordinary on several fronts: premium tonewoods led by figured…

An Evening with Steel Magnolia

September 22, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

On Friday, September 17 we caught up with CMA-nominated country rockers on-the-rise Steel Magnolia, led by the duo of Meghan Linsey (vocals) and Joshua Scott Jones (810ce, 914ce, 610ce, T5). Along with lead guitarist Dominic McManus (six SolidBody Classics, T3/B,…

Ask Bob: Should I re-wet a humidifier while it is still wet?

September 22, 2010 - by Bob Taylor - Articles

Question: Regarding humidification it has been suggesting that one should not re-wet a humidifier while it is still wet. Can you please explain the reasoning? We live in an area that is extremely cold and dry in winter, and keep…

Andy Brown Wins Acoustic Test Drive Contest

September 21, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Contemporary folk-rocker Andy Brown has been voted the Grand Prize winner of Acoustic Test Drive 2010, a contest hosted by Taylor, Sonicbids.com and Elixir Strings® to support emerging artists. Brown was one of five semi-finalists that also included soulful singer-songwriter…

GS Mini Now Shipping in Limited Quantities

September 1, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Buzz for the new GS Mini™ has been swelling up this summer in anticipation of the guitar’s arrival in stores. The good news is that the Mini has begun shipping in limited quantities. Due to the overwhelming demand, the first…

Acoustic Test Drive 2010: Vote for the Five Finalists

August 18, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

In cooperation with Elixir® Strings, Elixir® Cables and SonicBids.com, Taylor Guitars has announced the five finalists of the Acoustic Test Drive 2010 contest. Selected by popular vote and a panel of judges, the five acts include soulful singer-songwriter Anamieke Quinn,…

Everclear in the Morning

August 13, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

While in San Diego earlier this week, Art Alexakis of Everclear stopped by the studios of KUSI for an acoustic performance with his Taylor GS6. You can check out upcoming tour dates and Art’s blog by visiting the band’s website…

The Cowboy’s Back in Town

August 11, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

For country music fans, the headlining duo of Trace Adkins (615ce) and Toby Keith is a match made in country heaven. On August 7, we caught up with Trace in San Diego, right before a show at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater…

Acoustic Test Drive 2010

August 8, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Here at Taylor Guitars, we’ve joined forces with Elixir® Strings, Elixir® Cables and SonicBids.com to find some very talented emerging artists. Selected by popular vote and a panel of judges, five finalists have been chosen,  including soulful singer-songwriter Anamieke Quinn,…

A Day at Hurley

August 1, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

I was invited up to Hurley’s international headquarters in Newport Beach by my friend Peter King, so I asked Jonathan Forstot our Director of Brand Marketing to come along. We made the drive and met up with Peter, who promptly…

Comics, Coheed, Kris Allen and Barenaked Ladies in San Diego

July 27, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

It was a busy weekend for our artist relations staff: From the halls of Comic-Con to the shores of San Diego Bay, Taylor artists were high on the bill to perform at a variety of events. Among them was Claudio…

Taylor Artists Showcase GS Mini

July 23, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Artists

Since its debut at the Summer NAMM show, the Taylor GS Mini™ has been widely heralded with descriptions like “small but mighty” and “full of sound.” The scaled-down guitar, which boasts a bold voice and amplifying accessories, has made its…

SolidBody Classic Earns a WIHO Award

July 21, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

In their recent review of a customized SolidBody Classic on MusicPlayers.com, writers Scott Kahn and John Quigley were impressed with the guitar’s playability and sound, prompting them to honor the model with the website’s WIHO (“Wish I Had One”) award.…

“On My Deathbed” Contest Ends

July 20, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

 “What ten albums couldn’t you live without?” was the question posed to readers of American Songwriter magazine in the publication’s “On My Deathbed” contest in the May/June edition. Readers were encouraged to submit their top ten albums in the hope of…

“On My Deathbed” Contest Ends

July 20, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

“What ten albums couldn’t you live without?” was the question posed to readers of American Songwriter magazine in the publication’s “On My Deathbed” contest in the May/June edition. Readers were encouraged to submit their top ten albums in the hope…

Italia Blog – Tre

July 14, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

Sarzana is a town located near the coast of northwestern Italy. With a population of about 22,000, it is home of the 13th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting. The gathering is a classy three-day festival that celebrates the acoustic guitar.…

0% Interest Financing is Back

July 13, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Getting that Taylor you’ve had your eye on just got a little easier this summer. Now through September 30, 2010 Taylor Guitars is offering 0% interest financing for 12 months* on select guitar models. In partnership with GE Money, purchase…

The Night Ranger Guitar Giveaway

July 2, 2010 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Legendary hard rock band Night Ranger, Guitar World magazine, and Taylor Guitars are giving one lucky person the chance to win an ultimate Night Ranger prize pack, which includes a custom SolidBody Classic autographed by members of the band and…