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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…

Taylor Guitars Releases Special Edition 300 Series Models with Shaded Edgeburst

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

NASHVILLE – July 9, 2015 – At the Summer NAMM Show, Taylor Guitars is introducing the 300 Series Shaded Edgeburst (SEB) editions, a limited run of 300 Series models featuring three popular Taylor guitar shapes, as well as Baritone and…

Taylor Guitars Announces a Special Evening with Andy Powers

May 12, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – May 12, 2015 –  Taylor Guitars is pleased to announce a special evening with the company’s Master Guitar Designer, Andy Powers. In this two night, two country event, Powers will be on hand to share his…

Taylor Guitars Announces the Gig Ready Sweepstakes

April 22, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – April 22, 2015 – Now through July 6, 2015, Taylor Guitars is accepting entries for its Gig Ready Sweepstakes, which will score one lucky guitarist a Taylor 300 Series guitar and an array of gear to…

Taylor Guitars 600 Series Takes Home a M.I.P.A.

April 16, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

FRANKFURT – April 17, 2015 – The new 600 Series from Taylor Guitars was honored with a  Musikmesse International Press Award (M.I.P.A.) for Best Acoustic Guitar at last night’s M.I.P.A. award show, held at the Musikmesse Trade Show. The annual…

Maple’s Musical Revival Continues with the Release of Two Grand Concert Models

April 15, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

FRANKFURT – April 15, 2015 – After unveiling a transformative redesign of its maple 600 Series acoustic guitars earlier this year at the Winter NAMM Show, Taylor Guitars is expanding the rollout this spring. The new 600s, which were revoiced…

Taylor Guitars Kicks Off 2015 Road Shows

March 18, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – March 18, 2015 – The award-winning Taylor Guitars Road Show is back and making its way around the globe at Taylor Guitars dealers. The fun and informative in-store event gives fans the opportunity to connect with…

Taylor Guitars Sweeps Awards at the Winter NAMM Show

February 3, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – February 3, 2015 – At the Winter NAMM Show, five of the top musical instrument industry magazines presented Taylor Guitars with several prestigious honors for the company’s line of guitars, including Taylor’s new maple/spruce 600 Series,…

The Expression System Baby Pickup with Onboard Tuner Joins the Baby Taylor Series

January 23, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 23, 2015 – For the ultimate on-the-go, plug-and-play experience, Taylor Guitars is announcing the addition of the Expression System Baby™ pickup to its line of popular travel guitars, the Baby Taylor Series. The Expression System Baby, or the…

Maple’s Musical Revival: Taylor Guitars Introduces the Inspired New 600 Series

January 19, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 22, 2015 – Taylor Guitars is known for advancing the design of the acoustic guitar, setting a modern course for playability, tone and style. In 2014, the company unveiled a comprehensive redesign of its flagship rosewood/spruce 800 Series…

Chase Bryant, Vintage Trouble, Boyce Avenue and Others to Perform in the Taylor Guitars Showcase Room at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show

January 12, 2015 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – January 14, 2015 – Taylor Guitars is pleased to announce its artist lineup for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, January 22-24. This year brings a mix of notable songwriters, emerging artists, and an invitation…

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…

Taylor Guitars Appoints Music Link Australia as Distributor

December 4, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – December 4, 2014 – Taylor Guitars has appointed Music Link as its new distributor in Australia to service new and existing dealers, effective January 1, 2015. The new relationship comes as Taylor Guitars is enjoying a…

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…

Taylor Guitars Opens Artist Showroom at Legendary Soundcheck Nashville

November 11, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

NASHVILLE – November 13, 2014 – On Tuesday, November 4, Taylor Guitars celebrated the opening of its new Nashville offices with an industry- and artist-filled open house. The new offices are located in the legendary Soundcheck facility, the industry’s go-to…

6 Guitar Care Tips For Fall

November 10, 2014 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

With the weather getting progressively cooler in many regions during the fall months, it’s important to maintain a healthy relative humidity (RH) level for your guitar(s). The ideal humidity range for an acoustic guitar is 45-55 percent. Keep in mind…

Taylor Guitars Announces the 2014 Fall Limiteds Sweepstakes

November 10, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif – November 10, 2014 - Taylor Guitars is celebrating the release of its Fall Limited Edition guitars with the 2014 Fall Limiteds Sweepstakes. One lucky grand prize winner will be randomly selected to receive a stunning Dreadnought…

10 Key Taylor Innovations

October 7, 2014 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

From Day 1, Taylor’s innovative spirit has been a driving force behind our efforts to improve the guitar-playing experience. From our ultra-playable necks to high-tech finish application, here are 10 game-changing Taylor innovations. For a longer list of 40, see…

Gear Pioneers with Bob Taylor and Andy Powers

September 25, 2014 - by shane.roeschlein - Taylor News

Our partner's at Musician’s Friend Private Reserve Guitars recently spoke with Taylor Guitars co-founder Bob Taylor and master luthier Andy Powers.  Check out the Q&A-style interview at http://thehub.musiciansfriend.com/gear-pioneers/the-makers-bob-taylor-and-andy-powers-of-taylor-guitars

Taylor Introduces Stunning Sassafras, Blackwood and Koa Limited Edition Guitars

September 22, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON – September 23, 2014 – Taylor Guitars is celebrating fall with the release of its Fall Limited Edition collection. This year brings a trio of exotic tonewoods: blackheart sassafras, blackwood and koa. Each delivers a truly unique sonic…

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Taylor

July 29, 2014 - by Jim Kirlin - Articles

1. Know your airline policy. In the U.S., the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) permits you to bring your guitar as a carry-on or checked luggage. Here’s a link to the TSA website’s musical instrument page for more details. You…

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