First designed by master luthier Bob Taylor of Taylor guitars in the mid-90s, grand auditorium acoustic guitars are extremely versatile instruments that are played in a wide range of musical genres. From rock and roll, to jazz, blues and folk, grand auditorium acoustic guitars are heard on tons of chart-topping tracks. They're most similar to dreadnought guitars in terms of shape and size, with a slightly wider lower bout and a skinnier waist and forward bout. And their sound? Bold, powerful, robust and extremely well suited to live performances and stage shows.
So which grand auditorium acoustic guitar is going to best showcase your skills? While you're the only one that can answer that question, checking out all your options is a great first step in scoring the perfect grand auditorium acoustic guitar. In this selection, you'll find lots of highly-rated and best-selling guitars, including the Taylor 200 Series 214ce Deluxe Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar. This six-string packs all the essentials of a great guitar - playability, a full voice and impeccable intonation into a single Sitka spruce and layered rosewood body. If you've been searching for an affordable, well-made all-purpose guitar, the 200 Series GA is an excellent choice.
There are also lots of specialty grand auditorium guitars that call this section home. Guitars like the extended-range Washburn WGC187 Grand Auditorium 7-String with Belly Carve Arm Scarf Acoustic Electric Guitar, Luna Guitars Muse 12-String Acoustic-Electric and Taylor's JMSM Jason Mraz Signature Model Grand Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar are all shining examples of grand auditoriums that don't fit the standard six-string mould. And if you're a south-pawed strummer, we've got you covered - there are quite a few left-handed grand auditorium acoustic guitars here for you.
Thanks to its curvy, comfortable body and incredible live sound, the grand auditorium acoustic guitar is one of the most popular go-to guitars for singer-songwriters and professional guitarists worldwide. But you don't have to be a pro to enjoy the versatility and playability of a grand auditorium guitar - anyone can pick up and play one of these beauties and lucky for you, there's a ton of stellar choices right here!