Volume 78 / Winter 2014
Cover Story: Taylor Turns 40
Bob and Kurt are plenty proud of Taylor’s improbable arc from fledgling guitar shop to leading manufacturer. But their 40th year in business finds them even more excited about the road ahead.
The Rebirth of the 800 Series: Bob Taylor and Andy Powers reveal the next generation of Taylor acoustic tone with a comprehensive redesign of Taylor’s flagship guitar series. Among the voicing nuances: bracing, protein glues, ultra-thin finish, and the new Expression System® 2, plus a refreshed design aesthetic.
The 800 Series By Shape: Andy Powers explains how Taylor’s latest design touches help articulate the unique tonal strengths of each body shape.
The 2014 Taylor Guitar Guide: From steel-strings to nylon-strings to the new T5z, the 2014 Taylor line offers something for every type of player. Our Guitar Guide will lead you toward the best guitar for your needs.