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Breedlove Organic Collection Artista Concertina Cutaway CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural Shadow Burst

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The exotic look of native Oregon myrtlewood and torrefied European spruce top are as intriguing and exciting as the sound of the Artista Concertina N...Click To Read More About This Product

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All-solid myrtlewood acoustic-electric with torrefied European spruce top, soft cutaway and Natural Sound electronics.

The exotic look of native Oregon myrtlewood and torrefied European spruce top are as intriguing and exciting as the sound of the Artista Concertina Natural Shadow CE. In tandem with the instrument's hard rock maple neck, myrtlewood offers unparalleled clarity and drive under the "roasted" top. It's a wow combination for a small body, and the experienced player will find new avenues of expression, with the short scale and soft cutaway putting string-bending, vibrato and jazzier voicing in easy reach right up the top fret. This Breedlove Organic Collection model places a luxury instrument in your lap at what we here at Musician's Friend would say is an astoundingly affordable price.

Oregon myrtlewood that's sustainably sourced with a torrefied top

At Musician's Friend, we love that no clear-cut woods are used in the Breedlove Organic Collection, only sustainably sourced all-solid FSC Certified exotic tonewoods and native myrtlewood. But we're even more impressed with the sound. A dynamic torrefied Natural Shadow Burst European spruce top gains even more sonic oomph from the magic myrtlewood blend of rosewood's thump, mahogany's clarity and maple's shine. Oregon myrtlewood works beautifully against torrefied spruce, especially in the Breedlove Artista Concertina acoustic-electric.

Unfettered access to all frets with a soft cutaway design

The Breedlove soft cutaway design gives you smooth and comfortable access to all 18 frets on this Artista Concertina model. With its soft cutaway and fast neck, this model puts you directly in touch with your muse. Its sheer visual charisma makes it hard to put down.

Optimized for sound and built for performance

Breedlove Natural Sound electronics will help you sound better and play more by placing controls right where you need them—in the soundhole for quick, on-the-strum access. Volume and tone are easily addressed with soundhole-mounted controls.

The ideal guitar for the eco-friendly player

Breedlove has made a name for itself in developing beautifully crafted instruments with a distinctive, unique sound. With the release of the Breedlove Organic Collection, Breedlove steps up their game by offering sustainably harvested all-solid acoustic-electrics at an affordable price. The Breedlove Artista Concertina acoustic-electric is a winning combination for the player seeking a unique sound from responsibly harvested woods.

More on the Breedlove Organic Collection

Designed in Bend, Oregon, with no synthetic materials and half the glue, the Breedlove Organic Collection makes four great-sounding lightweight, responsive series of instruments accessible at revolutionary prices. Each wood combination comes in Breedlove's three distinctive, popular shapes—Concerto, Concert and 12-fret Concertina. The Signature Series and Wildwood Series also come in the new travel-size Companion shape. As Breedlove owner Tom Bedell says, "Saving the world's forests never sounded so good."

FEATURES
  • Sustainably sourced all-solid myrtlewood construction and torrefied European spruce top respect the Earth while providing great tone
  • Classic Breedlove slim neck profile and soft cutaway offers hours of playability and unlimited upper fret access
  • Easy soundhole operation and tailblock battery replacement for Breedlove Natural Sound electronics
  • Set up with light gauge strings for superior sound and complete with a thin gloss Natural Shadow Burst finish

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SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body type: Concertina
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top wood: Solid torrefied European spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid myrtlewood
  • Bracing pattern: X brace
  • Body binding: Walnut
  • Top finish: Gloss Natural Shadow Burst
  • Body finish: Gloss Natural Shadow Banded Burst
Neck
  • Neck shape: Soft C
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Fingerboard: African ebony
  • Neck wood: Eastern hard rock maple
  • Inlay: Offset brass dots
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Number of frets: 18
  • Fret type: Gold
  • Neck finish: Natural Shadow Banded Burst satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes, Breedlove Natural Sound
Other
  • Headstock overlay: African ebony
  • Tuning machines: Premium Breedlove gold closed gear with black buttons
  • Bridge: African ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: All-solid wood acoustic guitar at an approachable price point
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Saddle, truss rod wrench, Breedlove sticker, Breedlove inspection check list
  • Country of origin: China

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