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Geronimo Mateos "Django" Gypsy Jazz Guitar

Product code: AA2647
£2,250.00
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Geronimo Mateos "Django" Gypsy Jazz Guitar 2017 Model

Geronimo Mateos has long been one of the leading Selmer Maccaferri style luthiers in Spain. Based in Madrid, his guitars are played worldwide by such notably luminaries as Angelo Debarre, Tchavolo Schmitt, and Gonzalo Bergara. Angelo Debarre played a Mateos guitar on the CDs "Come Into My Swing," "Entre Amis," and "Memoires," (Tchavolo Schmitt plays one as well on "Memoires") and Gonzalo Bergara played a Mateos built guitar on the CD Porteña Soledad.

The Django model is a Selmer copy so it has all the specs you'd expect of a classic Gypsy guitar. The comfortable 15 3/4" body is constructed from a highly figured piece of ziricote and the 670mm scale walnut neck features a modern, ergonomic profile. The top is built from select European spruce which has been tastefully tinted to give the guitar the look of a finely aged instrument.

The high quality spruce top of this instrument produces a lush, warm tone that is dry and crisp. The fundamental of each note is strong and present, with little of the distracting overtone ringing that results from inferior tonewoods. These qualities make this guitar very clear and present which is especially beneficial in loud acoustic jam sessions. This instrument is not only very loud, but direct and defined as well.

Specs

Sound Hole Oval

Fret Neck 14 Fret

Size 15 3/4"

Scale Length 670mm

Nut Width 1 3/4"

Body Depth 3 7/8"

Top Spruce

Back and Sides Ziricote

Neck Walnut

Fingerboard Ebony

Binding Walnut/Ebony

Finish Polyurethane

Tailpiece Mateos

Tuners Gotoh 3 on a plate

Action 3.2mm

Strings Argentine 1510MF

Truss Rod Yes

Weight 4.3 lbs

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