George Smith

Used 2004 George Smith

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This gorgeous instrument is perfect for the concert stage and top quality recording projects. The late George Smith (1930-2023) was one of the finest luthiers to emerge from the Northwest. His instruments have been used by world-renowned concert artists such as David Franzen who who was the previous owner of this instrument. You can hear all of these recordings listed below which were made on this very instrument.

This guitar features a European Spruce Top, African Blackwood back and sides, cedar neck, spalted burl rosette, French polish finish, and a 650 mm scale length. The instrument is in near perfect condition and sounds and plays amazing!

You can read more about George Smith in an article originally published in American Lutherie #150, 2023

​To listen to the other recordings by guitarist David Franzen of this guitar copy and paste the links to your browser.



Sonata in A Scarlatti K209
https://youtu.be/0TB2sSVJ8Q8?si=rhZSM_b_6evZ0go3

Introduction et Caprice Regondi
https://youtu.be/Qvdwi5Hfb7E?si=VwJ2OcRlQofej10O

Capricho Diabolico Tedesco
https://youtu.be/1yFbPx0B8Z4?si=oYvEiKwJ44DLIjaD

Equinox- Takemizu
https://youtu.be/c9LPjIqnKgA?si=t_pDuPZxm15VFKkl

Tango in D Op.165 Albeniz
https://youtu.be/3yV-gW9xHiQ?si=Eo7t4tLRrB9ISEzB

Cataluña and Granada
Albeniz
https://youtu.be/8n9sNWyIQHk?si=cpB7DeucuBMepqfM