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Rediscovered Harmony

Founded in 1892, Harmony is remembered by many musicians as the maker of their first guitar. Among past Harmony players are Elvis, Keith Richards, Brittany Howard, and St. Vincent.  Harmony has returned to the market through BandLab Technologies with Silhouette, Rebel, and Jupiter guitars, as well as a line of amps, inspired by the past with modern updates. The guitars feature custom-voiced gold foil pickups, high-quality tonewoods, bolt-on construction, and beautiful body contours.


Gretsch G6228 Players Edition

The Gretsch G6228 Players Edition Jet BT

Gretsch G6228 Players EditionThe Gretsch G6228 Players Edition Jet BT with V Stoptail displays the same strong, punchy response that made Jet famous. It has a 1.85-inch chambered mahogany body with maple top, full-access rolled cutaway mahogany neck, 12-inch radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, and aged perloid Big Block inlays. It features anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, Gretsch “V” stoptail tailpiece, and Gotoh locking tuning keys. Broad’Tron BT 65 pickups meticulously capture the guitar’s sonic palette to reproduce powerful mids, extended lows, and smooth high end. No-load master tone pot with Squeezebox paper-in-oil capacitor and master volume with treble bleed circuit provide tonal control and flexibility. G6228 is available in black, Cadillac green, and dark cherry metallic. A left-handed version comes in Cadillac green.



The PRS Custom 24-08

The PRS Custom 24-08 combines the quintessential Custom 24 PRS with features from the PRS 408 models. It combines the 24’s maple top, mahogany back and neck, 24 frets, 25-inch scale length, PRS patented Gen III tremolo, and dual 85/15 humbuckers with a 408 switching system. The three-way blade switch and two mini-toggle coil split switches allow for eight distinct pickup combinations to provide a full array of humbucker tones and single-coil sounds, including a dual single-coil option.


Yamaha SLG200NW Silent Guitar

Yamaha SLG200NW Silent Guitar

Yamaha SLG200NW Silent Guitar Yamaha SLG200NW Silent Guitar is 90% quieter than a conventional guitar to provide quiet practice when unamplified or listened to through stereo earphones. Its elegant body design yields the tones of a high-end Yamaha acoustic, while its classical neck provides a comfortable feel. The detachable frame top section makes it compact enough to fit into an aircraft overhead compartment. Proprietary SRT powered pickup and microphone modeling system feature onboard reverb and chorus. It comes with a built-in chromatic tuner and an AUX input with dedicated volume control for connecting an external audio player, making it possible to play along with music.


Vintage Viator Paul Brett 12-string

Vintage Viator Paul Brett 12-string Electro-Acoustic Travel Guitar

Vintage Viator Paul Brett 12-stringThe Vintage Viator Paul Brett 12-string electro-acoustic travel guitar features a solid spruce top with sapele back and sides, plus nato customized v-shape neck with rosewood fingerboard. The rosewood bridge with Graphtech Nu-Bone nut provide superb tonal transfer and sustain. It features a Fishman Sonitone pickup system with handy USB output for recording on the go. Built for small spaces, the Viator 12 is a perfect travel companion and comes with a padded carry bag.


50 Deluxe Electric Guitar

Michael Kelly Custom Collection 50 Deluxe Electric Guitar

50 Deluxe Electric GuitarAt the intersection of modern and vintage the Michael Kelly Custom Collection 50 Deluxe electric guitar offers 12 different sonic options in a classic 1950s series look. A collaboration between teams at Michael Kelly and Seymour Duncan, the guitar features Duncan’s Hot Rail pickups and uses a four-way switch (instead of the normal three-way) to deliver neck, bridge, both, plus “series” options. Two push-pull pots on the master volume and master tone knob help expand tonal variations. The instrument is as beautiful as it is functional, featuring exotic striped ebony finish top on maple bound alder body with maple neck and rosewood fretboard.



The BOSS GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor

The BOSS GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor is small enough to slip into a guitar bag accessory pouch, yet offers tone quality and sound shaping ability that exceeds typical compact multi-effects units. GT-1 users have access to more than 100 effects types including overdrive/distortion, chorus, and delay, plus utility effects such as acoustic simulator and guitar simulator. Numerous COSM amps are included, as well as a looper. Easy Select allows users to quickly find patches by genre, distortion, or effect type and Easy Edit lets them BOSS GT-1tweak drive, modulation, and echo tones to perfection with little effort. GT-1 can be powered by AC adapter or four AA-size batteries, lasting up to seven hours.


The Cort Madagascar rosewood MR710F-MD

The Cort Madagascar rosewood MR710F-MD

The Cort Madagascar rosewood MR710F-MDThe Cort Madagascar rosewood MR710F-MD provides a brighter presence and less bass compared to Indian rosewood. A solid Sitka spruce top complements the rosewood sides, providing versatile sonic character for the classic dreadnaught body and Venetian cutaway. The instrument also features genuine water buffalo bone nut and saddle and Fishman Presys Onboard Preamp System with three-band EQ, LED tuner, and phase control plus a Sonicore pickup.


Yamaha’s TransAcoustic Guitars

CT-Yamaha-TransAcoustic-Guitar-LL-TA_VT_frontYamaha’s TransAcoustic guitars recreate the experience of playing in a rich, live room without the need for further amplification. Available in the LL-TA dreadnought and LS-TA concert acoustic guitars, TransAcoustic technology allows players to add reverb and chorus to the natural instrument sound with no plug-in effects through an actuator inside the guitar. Three side knobs provide easy adjustments. The guitars are available in vintage tint and brown sunburst finishes with clear pick guards and ebony
fingerboards. They feature Engelmann spruce tops and rosewood back and sides for a warm, yet powerful, tone. An SRT piezo pickup provides the guitar’s plugged-in tones.