A Smaller 12-string and More from Taylor Guitars at Winter NAMM 2016

Over at Taylor Guitars’ roomy suite upstairs from the main floor at NAMM, master luthier Andy Powers sat down with Acoustic Guitar editor Greg Cahill for a chat about a couple of new Taylor 12-strings: He calls the mahogany 562ce “a 12-string guitar for a 6-string player,” because of its smaller (Grand Concert) body style and 12-fret length, and raves about it’s “unique chime factor”; while the 14-fret, rosewood/spruce 858e has a larger, Grand Orchestra body to maximize its richness, complexity and big sound. Powers also talks about the underlying philosophy that goes into the building of every Taylor guitar.

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