This Alvarez Artist Series AD60 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is a best-selling dreadnought and a truly exciting instrument to play. The AD60 is a member of the Alvarez Artist ’60 Series. Alvarez worked tirelessly to get the construction just right to allow this series to sing, and deliver a player experience that’s down right exceptional.
The term “solid top” of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated. However, just because the top is solid, it doesn’t necessarily mean the sound automatically benefits from this feature. The tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to really release the energy a solid soundboard can generate. The Artist Series is built to do exactly this.
Each model is designed to get the best out if its components, and for them to work together to produce a tone and player experience, rarely found in affordable instruments.
The sound is warm, open and powerful, and both the treble and bass registers are clearly present and balanced in relation to each other. These guitars feel right and are exciting to play and responsive.
The solid A grade Sitka spruce tops are hand-selected from quartersawn wood. This ensures consistent quality, and its no secret better guitars are made from better wood. These tops not only look great but they are stiff and strong and finely grained. This allows them to be cut just that tiny bit thinner, which lets them vibrate a little more and produce a lot more beautiful music.
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Top Wood: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Back & Sides Wood: Mahogany
- Shape: Dreadnought
- Neck: Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Bracing: FST2M – Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Fingerboard: Rosewood/12th Fret Inlay
- headstock plate: Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
- Case sold separately
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