""Approximate" is definitely the right word. All the things one does to "approximate" the real sound of a baritone guitar are half-measures, and the final solution is a half-measured sound - fine for a song or two in a larger set,…"
"a few steps? ;) 3 steps! No i haven't but i have played an S6 cedar in D-standard and double-dropped-C tunings for over 16 years, without changing gauge. So I'm guessing going to medium strings would allow me to get to B-standard."
"In the matter of spending, it is possible to get a less expensive baritone like I did. If you prefer to pay in full and would like a baritone with rosewood back and sides, you can look up a Washburn Lakeside Baritone for about $650. If you want to…"
"It was a lovely place. Unfortunatly the café has been closed since the beginning of the year, but the little guitar shop from upstairs moved in - and changed little. Some guitars replaced tables and chairs. There are still venues and a weekly…"
well, most tunes I have recorded recently are Gypsyswing pieces, but you can listen/ watch to some Latin pieces here. Some samples are played with my Prototype guitar, which was fine already, but, well, "only" the prototype.…"
"Personnally I own an Esteve Model 3, with solid spruce top and sapelli back and sides. I changed the default nut and saddle to custom bone ones handmade by a luthier. And I'm thinking of changing the tuners soons as well. But for the moment it…"
It might be fun to see what guitars everyone owns or plays.I play a guitar built by Francisco Navarro Garcia, of Mexico. It is from the "Special Grand Concert Series" and is known as the "Smallman" model. This guitar was built with an armrest to help protect the finish, and, I believe, to prevent the forearm from damping the sound board.For Latin-flavored music, it is far better than any guitar I have ever owned. It makes me sound better than I actually am. My hope is to eventually develop…See More
Guitarists interested in the diverse guitar music of Latin America including Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay and Venezuela. All music styles: classical, son, bossa nova, tango, milonga, guarjira, mariachi,...
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"I am very close to placing my order for a new GA3-12! Plays "like butter" and sounds like church chimes! I tried a bunch of brands at the <$1,200 pruce point and the Taylor just blew them all away. I plan to keep mine at…"
Welcome to the Acoustic Newb group. I'm a little confused about how long you've been playing ("Less than 1 year, More than 30years"?, but it doesn't really matter as we have people from all skill levels in the group and we learn from each other. As I like to say, there's no deep end to our pool, so jump in wherever you like.