1991 Gerundino Fernandez CD/IN


Year: 1991 Top: Cedar
Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood Finish: French Polish
Country: Spain Condition: Excellent


ITEM: 04311


The late Gerundino Fernandez (1931-2006), is considered by many to be one of the best flamenco builders of the latter half of the twentieth century, along with Arcangel Fernandez and Manuel Reyes. His guitars have been played by many top players, most notably Paco Pena, Paco del Gastor, Tomatito, Juan Martin and even Eric Clapton. This cedar negra has a fast response and a big, woody, traditional flamenco sound. More precisely, the tone is clear and focused with a slightly dark texture - "Andalusian" in character – not surprising as Gerundino himself lived and built in the city of Almeria: birthplace and home of Antonio de Torres and the modern Spanish guitar. The condition of the guitar is excellent and original, with no cracks or repairs, only some minor playing wear. A wonderful concert guitar for the serious flamenco player and collector.

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