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

Introduction et Caprice Regondi

Capricho Diabolico Tedesco

Equinox- Takemizu

Tango in D Op.165 Albeniz

Cataluña and Granada