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Russ Lewark (Koaguitarman)'s Blog – November 2009 Archive (1)

The Sound of Koa

Here is my 2 cent version:

The beauty of a Koa top, all Koa guitar, can be misleading; the tonality can really vary having nothing to do with the grain configuration, flameyness (new word?), or color. In other words, an AAAAA quality Koa might not sound as good as an AA quality Koa. Concerning the tone, compared to a Spruce top where the notes rise and jump out quickly, Koa is not as powerful as Spruce and the sustain tends to be a more even sustain. I would describe the sound to be a… Continue

Added by Russ Lewark (Koaguitarman) on November 16, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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