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Alvarez Artist Series AD60S Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
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The Alvarez Artist AD60S features a unique 12th-fret diagonal inlay on the bound rosewood fretboard, bound rosewood headstock veneer with pearloid in...Click To Read More About This Product
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Luxury looks and easy playing for an intro-level price.
The Alvarez Artist AD60S features a unique 12th-fret diagonal inlay on the bound rosewood fretboard, bound rosewood headstock veneer with pearloid inlay, multi-ply body binding, and pearloid rosette for an opulent appearance. Genuine solid spruce top belts a out big, round sound that improves with age.
Solid spruce top
Mahogany sides and back
Bound rosewood fretboard and headstock overlay
Nickel die-cast tuners
Multi-ply body binding
Reviewed by 14 customers
I've recently purchased this guitar and couldn't be more happy. I have found a guitar that i have to play; I am drawn to it. The action is amazing, the looks are amazing, and the sound beats Martin. I have recently play some Martins in the $1200 range and the ad60s simply blew them away. Buy this guitar please. You will not regret it. Amazing. Wow. I am going to go play it right now!!
I just got this guitar today and its amazing! The neck is very smooth, the action is low enough for comfort but high enough for loads of sustain and bass, the wood is BEAUTIFUL (never seen wood like this in guitars from less than $500)the only thing I did was change the strings. Also the saddle and the nut are grapphite so they are very durable and provide sustain. Overall this is a great guitar for the intermediate or pro player. The reason I dont recomend it for newbies is that this guitar doesn't have a cutaway and could be frustrating for begginers to reach the higher frets. I recomend buying a gig bad from musician's gear(the acoustic elite one) its very amazing and it fits the guitar just perfect.
I've played many other guitars that, while two or three times the price, do not sound as good as my little AD60S. To my ear this guitar sounds as good as a mid-range Martin. I highly recommend it.
I've been playing on and off for 40 years. Saw one of these while I was killing time on a business trip and was blown away by the sound. I've played Taylors, Epiphones, Ibanez, and Yamaha, before I picked this guitar up. The sound is incredible for the price. Setup was just about right straight out of the box, just had to tweak the truss rod a little bit. The action was pretty much right on after the tweak. Looks great, and has held up well to being carried behind the seat in my pickup and on airplanes. Stays on a stand in the house so I can pick it up and play whenever. It comes with Elixer strings that give a a very balanced sound, but switching to D'Addario strings will warm it up a little bit. I liked it so much I bought an AD60S-12 to go along with it.
You'll never go back. This is my first guitar and I don't ever plan on buying anything other than Alvarez. It has an amazing sound, bright and clear melodic. I have played many guitars that cost twice as much or more, that don't have the sound quality of this Alvarez.
I love this guitar...my friend has it as a starter guitar. I'm teaching him how to play. I played it the other day in an audition and it did not disappoint. I loved this thing. The action was perfect. The tone was crisp and fresh. such a good guitar to play.
I bought this guitar almost 6 months ago, and have taught myself to play during that time. I researched the hell out of all the lower priced acoustics and am so happy I settled on this one. I also have a very nice Washburn, which sounds very nice, but this one is by FAR my favorite. It rings beautifully, nice low action, and a satin neck. Honestly, it is a beautiful looking guitar, but in a plain way. But it is light, and the sound that comes from it makes me want to cry. Incredible. I just added Elixir light strings. Sustain and tones are just right. I would stick with the lights on this one. I tried mediums and was very dissapointed. I am totally in love with this guitar. My wife is very jealous of her. Look no further...this in the one.
I had to choose between several guitars for a quik gig. I was choosing Martins and Taylors, I mean I have two of each, but this was an emergancy gig and didnt have them with me. but then I saw this one on the wall and loved the looks, I played it and fell in love. Been my main stage guitar since then. Youre gonna love it!
I bought this guitar about a year and a half ago, and the only thing that's changed since the day I got it is the fact that it sounds better. The action is low, it looks great, but the tone-- the tone rivals Martins, Taylors, and Gibsons. People say you get what you pay for, but that isn't the case here. You get much more than you pay for when you buy this guitar.
This is a great guitar if you are experienced or a beginner. And for the price? You won't find better quality for your dollar. Play one at a music store before you buy it online to convince yourself!