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Composite Acoustics X Performer Guitar

What do you get when you cross a guitarist/luthier with an aerospace engineer? A guitar that reaches for the stars-and makes it. Composite Acoustics, a Louisiana-based guitar manufacturer, has been making carbon-fiber guitars since 1999 and has recently introduced the X Series Performer model. What’s revolutionary is the absence of any wood, anywhere. Jazz and … Read More “Composite Acoustics X Performer Guitar”

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Hagstrom HJ-500 Guitar

It’s been a while since the name Hagstrom was kicked around by jazz guitarists. In the ’60s, the Swedish company manufactured a Jimmy D’Aquisto-designed guitar with an oval soundhole and a floating humbucking pickup. It resembled an Epiphone Howard Roberts model, though at a more affordable price. Hagstrom is now back on the scene with … Read More “Hagstrom HJ-500 Guitar”

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