Taylor 300 Series 312 Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar

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A small-body with a Sitka spruce top, sapele back and sides, and full Taylor sound.

Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300 Series instrument will be rewarded with a guitar-for-a-lifetime that will only sound better with age. It doesn't take but a few strums to learn how the mix of tone woods, construction and appointments combine to make Taylor's famous playability, intonation and tone. The 300 Series has everything you need and nothing you don't need in a fantastic sounding and playing instrument.  

Body Shape
Taylor's Grand Concert is slightly smaller that its Grand Auditorium and yields controlled overtones, so the sound won't occupy a lot of sonic space.  This is often a key consideration when other instruments are in the mix, such as in a performance or recording environment, and it allows the guitar to be heard more clearly.  The Grand Concert pairs well with both 14-fret and 12-fret neck-to-body construction, and offers an articulate voice with top-end chime.  It's perfect for fingerstyle players and light strummers, though flatpickers are known to enjoy its tonal character too.  Its intimate size makes it lap/couch-friendly, and a great fit for players who find smaller instruments more physically comfortable.

Tone Wood
Pairing A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Sitka Spruce is the most prevalent guitar top wood of the modern era. It blends stiffness and elasticity in just the right proportions which translates into broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. Solid Sapele back and sides complement the top with a sound that's comparable to mahogany but with a slightly brighter sound featuring top-end shimmer, and balance across the tonal spectrum. Sapele responds well to a variety of playing styles and fits nicely into an instrument mix.

What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.

Features Body
  • Body type: Taylor Grand Concert
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Solid Sapele
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard II Forward Shifted Pattern with Relief Rout
  • Body finish: Gloss 6.0 Top, Satin 5.0 Back and Sides
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width: 1-3/4" (44.45mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24-7/8
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: None
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Indian Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Taylor Nickel Tuners with Nickel Buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Tusq Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Taylor New Technology ("NT") Neck System
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hard Shell Case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA

Enjoy signature Taylor tone and playability. Order today.

 
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