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The New Noiseless Single Coil

June 26, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Single coil pickup fans take note: In late July, Taylor will release its new SolidBody Classic SC model, marking the debut of our proprietary Style 3 noiseless single coil pickup. The Classic SC captures all that’s great about the single…

Taylor Readies Release of Liberty Tree T5

June 26, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

The final design touches are being applied to the Liberty Tree T5, the second offering of Taylor’s elite Builder’s Reserve Series. This electric guitar represents a continuation of Taylor’s heartfelt homage to a historic tree that became an enduring symbol of…

Taylor Introduces Consumer Financing

June 22, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Maybe you’ve put off buying that incredible SolidBody Standard that’s been haunting your daydreams, because the skyrocketing cost of gasoline has left your debit card gasping for breath. If you just can hold out, you’ll have your Federal tax refund…

SolidBody Review from Musicplayers.com

June 16, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Do you wish you had a Taylor SolidBody?  So do the folks at musicplayers.com.  The SolidBody scored their WIHO (Wish I Had One) Award.  Read the review.

American Songwriter reviews the T5

May 14, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

“Taylor has really created something special with the T5,” says Marshall Alexander in American Songwriter. “The true beauty of this instrument, aside from the gorgeous wood finish, is the versatility and range of its voices. There are five different pickup…

Vintage Guitar Reviews the Solidbody

May 14, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Vintage Guitar writer Bob Dragich gives Taylor’s SolidBody Series all the attention he obviously feels it deserves in an in-depth review, published in the magazine’s July 2008 issue. The article, aptly titled “Worth the Wait,” starts at the very beginning…

Performing Songwriter Solidbody Review

May 12, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Performing Songwriter’s Dave Jones experimented with a trio of SolidBody guitars and fell down the rabbit hole into a wonderland of tone. He begins his tale by relaying the developmental origins of Taylor’s humbuckers and noting their tonal distinctions. “There’s…

Win a Solidbody Classic!

May 12, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Courtesy of Guitar Player magazine, you can enter now to win a Taylor SolidBody guitar signed by multi-platinum rockers Everclear, and a copy of Everclear’s new album of the band’s favorite cover tunes, The Vegas Years. Colorful frontman and long-time…

Everclear Live From Mandalay Bay 4-20-08

April 16, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Everclear’s April 20 concert at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas will be simulcast live on the Taylor Guitars website. Expect to see colorful bandleader and multi-platinum songwriter Art Alexakis banging out tunes on his new electric guitar of…

Grind for Life and Taylor Guitars

April 4, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On March 8, Taylor Guitars hung out at Krause Family Skate Park in Clairemont, California, along with a group of legendary skateboard and BMX pros and nearly 2,000 fans, for “Clash2,” a charity event sponsored by PacSun and the Mission…

SD International Airport Honors Taylor Guitars

March 10, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On Friday, February 29, 2008, San Diego International Airport held a press conference and reception featuring Taylor Guitars co-founder and president, Bob Taylor. As part of the Airport Art Cultural Exhibits Program, Taylor Guitars was invited to curate an exhibit…

Come Celebrate Taylor Guitars with the San Diego Airport!

February 15, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

On Friday, February 29, 2008, San Diego International Airport will host a special free event featuring our own Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug. As part of the Airport Art Cultural Exhibits Program, Taylor Guitars was invited in November to curate…

Music Trades February 2008 Review

February 15, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Back in November 2007, when Tommy Shaw’s enthusiastic blogging leaked the news that Taylor was making a solid body electric,  Music Trades editor Brian Majeski was on the horn asking the obvious question: “Why would Bob Taylor introduce a solid…

Guitar Player / February 2008

February 15, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

“I know what you’re thinking,” writes Guitar Player magazine’s Matt Blackett. “Does the world need another electric guitar? Does Taylor really want to risk its stellar rep in the acoustic world by trespassing into the parallel universe of electric solidbodies?”…

Music Trade News (UK) / January 2008

February 12, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Writer Gary Cooper sets up his interview with Kurt Listug by citing the critical acclaim the new SolidBody electrics have received. Cooper wonders if, given Taylor's success with acoustics, the company's entrance into the crowded electric guitar market isn’t a…

The Birth of Builder’s Reserve

February 5, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Taylor is excited to introduce its Builder’s Reserve program, in which Bob Taylor taps into the company’s private wood reserves to design a series of extra-special, ultra-limited guitars using wood that he has been accumulating over the course of 30-plus…

Rocking the Solid at NAMM

January 31, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

With a wall of new SolidBody electrics in the Taylor room at NAMM, this year’s performance lineup tilted toward the rock end of the musical spectrum. The acts included Everclear, young, upbeat bands The Material, Future of Forestry, and The…

Showstopping!

January 31, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

The 2008 Winter NAMM show is history, but the Taylor buzz created over the course of the four-day trade show, January 17-20, at the Anaheim Convention Center continues to ring out over the guitar world like a thunderous power chord.…

Win a Taylor SolidBody

January 24, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars and Sonoma Wire Works™ have teamed up for “RiffRumble VIII,” an online song contest for RiffWorks™ recording software users. Prizes worth a total of $4,000 are being offered, including a Taylor SolidBody Standard electric guitar, a StompIO, AmpliTube…

NAMM Show Artists Announced

January 11, 2008 - by TaylorGuitarsNews - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars will present an incredible array of talent at NAMM this year, including teenage country music sensation, Taylor Swift, modern rock band, Everclear, smooth pop hit-crafter, Christopher Cross, and country crossover megaband, Lonestar. Taylor Swift is a 2007 Grammy…

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