Often preferred as one of the most popular woods among exacting guitar players and, together with matched Central America laminated mahogany back and sides, this series must be on your list of guitars “to surely try” before making any purchase. A truly most sonically even and balanced tone with a real bite where needed. With a finely tuned, hand crafted solid top to boot, you will experience an extremely WIDE range of tonal nuances to push your performance to its limits. You should personally DEMO each top-woods-type regarding any brandguitars out there, before finalizing your purchase. All solid tops are from high altitude European alpine forests for best musical compression, attack, and LONG sustain.