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2013 German Vazquez Rubio "Solista" SP/IN

  Specifications
Year
2013
Top
Spruce
Back & Sides
Indian Rosewood
Scale Length
660 mm
Nut width
53 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
USA
Condition
Excellent
Case
Yes
Exchange
ExchangePlus
Luthier
GERMAN VAZQUEZ RUBIO
  Background

German Vazquez Rubio (also known as G.V. Rubio) has been making guitars for over forty years and has developed his own signature sound that guitarists have come to love. He was born in 1952 in Paracho, Mexico where there is an abundance of fine luthiers (with few exceptions all of the finest guitars in Mexico come from Paracho). German’s first formal training began at eleven years old when he left school to help support his seven siblings and work for his uncle Manuel Rubio at his workshop. There even at his young age he made a conscious effort to make guitar building his life’s work. In 1968 at the age of sixteen he made his first concert level guitar (hence his label reads ‘desde 1968″). German has since been able to learn from many different master builders such as Felix Manzanero, Jose Romanillos and Thomas Humphrey. He now resides in Los Angeles, California where he builds a variety of both classical and flamenco models.

  Description

This is German’s most recent concert model to be developed. Called the “Solista”, it features his newest bracing system (which has previously only been used in his top, elite models). This bracing system fattens out the...

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