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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…

Taylor Guitars Announces the Ultimate Custom Taylor Sweepstakes

April 15, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – April 16, 2014 – To celebrate 40 years of crafting exceptional guitars, Taylor Guitars has teamed with Ultimate Ears, the leader in custom in-ear monitors used by musicians around the globe, to offer one lucky fan…

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Declares “Taylor Guitars Day”

April 15, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – April 15, 2014 – At the San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting earlier today, Taylor Guitars co-founders Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug were presented with an official proclamation from Supervisor Dianne Jacob declaring today as…

Road Shows Return with New 800 Series, T5z and More

March 25, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – March 27, 2014 – The Taylor Guitars Road Show has returned with a new season of in-store events, promising to enthrall fans with the company’s latest developments, including the redesigned 800 Series and the new T5z,…

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…

New 800 Series Wins a M.I.P.A.

March 19, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

The new 800 Series was honored with a Musikmesse International Press Award (M.I.P.A.) for Best Acoustic Guitar during the 2014 Musikmesse trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, held March 12-15. The M.I.P.A. winners were announced at a special awards ceremony on…

Taylor Guitars Adds 12-string 150e to its 100 Series

March 13, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

FRANKFURT – March 13, 2014 – Taylor Guitars has added to its popular 100 Series with the 150e, a 12-string Dreadnought guitar. Exclusive to the EU market, the guitar is making its debut at the Musikmesse trade show held in…

Spring Sings with a Baritone Dreadnought and 400 Series Limited Editions

March 12, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

FRANKFURT – March 12, 2014 – Taylor Guitars has unveiled its 2014 Spring Limited Editions, offering players a fresh acoustic voice and premium appointments. This year’s collection features a sumptuous baritone Dreadnought, the 320e-Baritone SLTD, and a suite of upgraded,…

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…

Taylor Guitars Honored with the Award for Corporate Excellence from U.S. State Department

January 31, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

At a ceremony on Wednesday, January 29, held at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Bob Taylor, president of Taylor Guitars, was presented with the Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) to honor the company’s transformative work in the ebony…

The 200 Deluxe Series Joins the 2014 Taylor Guitars Line

January 21, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. - January 25, 2014 - Taylor Guitars is debuting new additions to its popular 200 Series for 2014, the 200 Series Deluxe. The new guitars are loaded with high-end looks and stage-ready performance appeal, all at an attractive price point. The…

Taylor Guitars Introduces the Compact T5z to its Award-Winning T5 Series

January 21, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. - January 24, 2014 - Taylor Guitars is expanding its groundbreaking electric/acoustic hollowbody T5 Series with a sleek new sibling, the compact T5z. Like the original T5, the T5z boasts incredible tonal versatility, enabling players to shift from…

Taylor Guitars Celebrates 40th Anniversary Year with New 800 Series Rollout

January 21, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars - Taylor News

ANAHEIM, Calif. - January 23, 2014 - To celebrate four decades of designing and building some of the world's most beloved acoustic instruments, one might not expect Taylor Guitars to "go back to the drawing board" on its flagship guitar series. But…

Jason Mraz, Vicci Martinez, Johnnyswim, Jack Tempchin and More to Perform on the Taylor Guitars Stage at NAMM

January 15, 2014 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – January 15, 2014 – Taylor Guitars is pleased to announce its artist lineup for the 2014 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. This year brings a mix of notable songwriters, a Grammy Award-winning act, emerging artists,…

Taylor Releases Fresh Inspiration for Fall in Figured Mahogany and Rosewood/Cedar Limited Guitars

September 16, 2013 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars has released its popular Fall Limited Editions for 2013, delivering a fresh wave of sonic inspiration. This year's collection features rare, figured mahogany paired with European spruce, rosewood/cedar 400 Series models, and a stage-friendly upgrade to the 200…

Road Shows Return for Fall with Domestic and International Stops

September 4, 2013 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. – September 4, 2013 – From California to Malaysia, New Zealand and Norway, Taylor’s team of factory experts and product specialists is circling the globe as part of the fan-favorite Road Show series. The Road Show will…

Taylor Guitars At The London Acoustic Guitar Show

August 22, 2013 - by Jim Kirlin - Taylor News

Taylor Guitars will be among the exhibitors at the upcoming London Acoustic Guitar Show (LAGS), which takes place on September 7 and 8 at London’s Olympia Conference Centre. The event is being presented in association with the UK’s Acoustic magazine…

Taylor Guitars Announces the Ultimate Tony Iommi Fan Sweepstakes

August 12, 2013 - by chalise.zolezzi - Taylor News

EL CAJON, Calif. - August 14, 2013 - In celebration of Black Sabbath’s nineteenth studio album,13, Taylor Guitars is giving one lucky fan the opportunity to celebrate with an ultimate sweepstakes. One winner and a guest will fly from the…

Tony Iommi’s Acoustic Side

July 29, 2013 - by Jim Kirlin - Artists

Taylor Director of Artist Relations Tim Godwin recently spent time with the godfather of heavy metal guitar, Black Sabbath co-founder Tony Iommi, at a rehearsal studio in Los Angeles, as the legendary band geared up for a string of tour…

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…

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