The Taylor 2012 K56ce-L Koa/Spruce Grand Symphony 12 String Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a member of the Koa Series® of acoustic-electric guitars. This series offers a variety of body sizes... Click To Read More About This Product
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The Taylor 2012 K56ce-L Koa/Spruce Grand Symphony 12 String Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a member of the Koa Series® of acoustic-electric guitars. This series offers a variety of body sizes, all with koa back and sides, and a choice of Sitka Spruce or Hawaiian Koa for the top. Each guitar presents an exotic feast of figure, color and sound. Hawaiian Koa' captivating beauty is matched by a tone that blossoms over time, especially in the midrange. Its voice is bright and focused, with warm overtones that slowly emerge, adding sweetness and depth. Premium all-wood appointments, led by the Tropical Vine fretboard inlay, celebrate the wood' natural appeal. Each Koa Series Acoustic/ Electric is performance-ready, with a Venetian cutaway and Taylor' Expression System® electronics. The K56ce features a Koa Grand Symphony body and a Sitka Spruce top.
Koa is among the most striking of all tonewoods ” beautiful, distinctive tone, and yet, at times, so elusive. Producing the Koa Series is driven entirely by Taylor's ability to procure a consistent, quality-grade supply. Lately, they™ve been able to acquire some of the nicest koa available in a long, long time.
After a several-year hiatus, the Koa Series makes an impressive return, this time in both the Acoustic and Acoustic/Electric lines. Look for beautifully figured koa backs, sides, and optional tops. The dramatic maple binding on the Acoustic/Electrics complements the undulating koa in its own unique way.
The Koa Series will remain available only while our supplies last.
Natural Sound Made Simple
The Expression System (ES) is an all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup system that works like a microphone to produce a pure signal and a warm, natural acoustic sound. When you plug in, you'll hear the sound of your guitar, not the sound of the pickup. No complicated controls. No tone simulators. Just a clean amplified acoustic guitar sound supported by three simple controls ” volume, bass and treble.
Shape: left-Handed Grand Symphony
Back/Side Wood: Hawaiian Koa
Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Bracing: 12-String Bracing with Relief Rout
Binding: Indian Rosewood
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: Island Vine
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Bridge Inlay: None
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Tuners: Taylor Gold
Truss Rod Cover: Ebony
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Satin
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown