The original square-shouldered dreadnought of the Gibson family, the Hummingbird was first introduced to strummers and pluckers in 1960 when a new age of popular music was just beginning to take off. The comfortable feel, easy playability and boisterous tone of the Hummingbird was soon favored by many acclaimed artists, including Keith Richards, Gram Parsons and many others. When you get right down to it, this guitar is known for adapting to countless crossover genres, and any one of the models in this section would be capable of taking your performance to the level of the pros.
Whether you play big open chords or intricately-picked leads further up the neck, the Gibson Hummingbird's versatility makes it ideal for any taste and playing style. Of course, the right one for you will depend on your own individual preferences and needs. For example, if you're a veteran player who wants to reward yourself with a beautifully-crafted guitar that's ideal for unplugged situations, you'll love the Hummingbird Vintage Square Shoulder Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar. A classic that's been reborn with a special thermally aged top, this beauty has period-correct tuners, a softened fingerboard edge, and an enhanced finish. Additionally, its premium setup is the result of cutting-edge German-engineered Plek technology to give you the finest playing surface possible.
Now, if it's an acoustic-electric that you're after, take a look at the Hummingbird Pro Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar. This modern take on one of Gibson's most revered guitars boasts a top made from Sitka spruce, a back and sides constructed from mahogany and hand-scalloped, radiused top bracing inside the body. And thanks to the Fishman Prefix Plus-T acoustic system, you can bet that the natural tone of the Hummingbird Pro Cutaway will be captured loud and clear in any environment.
Along with these two Hummingbirds, you definitely owe it to yourself to check out your other options here as well. There's Quilted Red Spruce Acoustic-Electrics, Limited Edition models, '75 Custom Vintage 6-strings... just name it. Whatever Gibson Hummingbird you settle on, you'll know quickly after playing it why so many discerning artists consider it to be the finest acoustic guitar ever made.