Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Aug 18th, 2010
In cooperation with Elixir® Strings, Elixir® Cables and SonicBids.com, Taylor Guitars has announced the five finalists of the Acoustic Test Drive 2010 contest. Selected by popular vote and a panel of judges, the five acts include soulful singer-songwriter Anamieke Quinn, contemporary folk-rocker Andy Brown, energetic songwriter-guitarist Jerry Stamp, plus a pair of bands: polished pop-rockers Goodnight Sunrise, along with Senator and the New Republic, whose melodic sound blends mellow moods and haunting vocals.
Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Feb 12th, 2010
In the January edition of Premier Guitar magazine, acoustic editor Gayla Drake Paul found a “divine” new voice in the Baritone 8-String. Paul, a prolific guitarist and singer-songwriter, lent her considerable playing — and writing — talent to a review of the guitar.
Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Oct 7th, 2009
To celebrate the company’s 35th Anniversary, Taylor Guitars is honoring requests from players around the globe with the release of two very exclusive editions. Affectionately called the “you asked for it” guitars and constructed in limited quantities, the 12-fret, the XXXV-TF, and the parlor, the XXXV-P, pair vintage acoustic concepts from yesteryear with signature Taylor craftsmanship, delivering results that exquisitely expand Taylor’s palette of acoustic voices.
Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Aug 21st, 2009
Longtime Taylor artist Jason Mraz (714ce, 612ce, NS52ce, NS72ce) has made Billboard history this week. With his hit single “I’m Yours”, Mraz has notched a record 70 weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100 list, overtaking the last record holder at 69 weeks, LeAnn Rimes with her breakout hit “How Do I Live”.
“I’m Yours” was the debut track off his third studio album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. The song debuted on Billboard’s Hot 100 on May 3, 2008 and has remained in the Top 40 since then.
From all of your friends at Taylor Guitars, congratulations Jason.
Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Apr 9th, 2009
Spring is in the air at Taylor Guitars and with that, a limited series of guitars are set to be released at price points to make each strum even sweeter. Featuring exciting and inviting Madagascar rosewood, Tasmanian blackwood and ovangkol tonewoods, each series will have players musically inspired and eager for playtime.
Submitted by Taylor Guitars News on Nov 20th, 2008
Although Taylor Guitars is well known for its acoustic-electrics, and turned heads by building solid-body electric guitars, the company has never forsaken its purely acoustic roots. Taylor's relatively new Grand Symphony (GS) series is a bold reflection of this commitment. All GS guitars are minimally adorned, noncutaway instruments (unless special ordered otherwise) and include electronics only as an option—focusing instead on pure acoustic tone.