2003 Pepe Romero CD/MP


Year: 2003 Top: Cedar
Back & Sides: Maple Scale Length: 650mm
Nut Width: 53mm Finish: French Polish
Country: USA Condition: Excellent


ITEM: 04327


Made by the son of the great guitarist of the same name. It has huge volume and extremely quick response - although the tone is "classical", the response and playability is much like a southern Spanish flamenco guitar. The instrument is very lightly built, reminiscent of the legendary guitars that were built in the Miguel Rodriguez workshop in Cordoba, Spain. Playability is very easy with a smooth neck and large, rounded frets. This model features a very interesting combination of materials - cedar for the top, giving it a warm, big-bodied and powerful Spanish glow, and maple for the back and sides which give it a sweeter, mellower quality, reducing some of the edginess of rosewood; Pepe Sr. refers to this model as the "gentle giant". Pepe Romero Jr.'s waiting list for new instruments is several years so we are delighted to have a guitar of his which is available now. It is from 2003, and in excellent condition. There is no damage or repairs, although there is average playing wear for a 5-year old guitar. A hardshell case is included with this guitar.

Luthier Bio: Pepe Romero Jr.

Orfeo Magazine No. 10 - West Coast Luthiers

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