NAMM: New Taylor T5z Hybrid Acoustic/Electric

taylort5z2Aah, I love me a good Taylor – which is pretty easy to do since they’re all good. One of my favourite things at NAMM this year has been the Taylor T5z, a new shrunken-down version of the beautiful T5, the revolutionary hybrid acoustic/electric guitar. The T5z is tweaked a little in the playability side of things too, with bigger frets and a more electric-like 12 inch fretboard radius. Here’s more info from Taylor:

PRESS RELEASE: ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 24, 2014 – Taylor Guitars is expanding its groundbreaking electric/acoustic hollowbody T5 Series with a sleek new sibling, the compact T5z. Like the original T5, the T5z boasts incredible tonal versatility, enabling players to shift from pristine acoustic to growling electric with the flip of a five-way switch. The difference is a scaled-down body size and a fretting experience that will feel familiar to electric players. Read More …