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Breedlove Guitars celebrates three decades in business with the luxurious 30th Anniversary Phoenix acoustic

Breedlove Phoenix
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Breedlove Guitars is hitting its 30th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, the Bend, Oregon-based acoustic guitar company has unveiled four limited-edition models, each of which pays tribute to a defining design from its range.

Among these is the new 30th Anniversary Phoenix, which revisits the classic design first introduced in 2004, while also adding in modern features.

The new Phoenix offers a shallow Concert body style with a specially-selected dark-colored sinker redwood top and select ziricote back and sides, while updates include a Wave headstock, ebony Delta bridge and a re-designed Phoenix inlay.

Other specs include a neck made of Honduran mahogany, an African ebony fingerboard and bridge, gold Gotoh 510 tuners and an LR Baggs Anthem TRU-Mic pickup system.

The 30th Anniversary Phoenix is constructed of sustainable, clear-cut-free tonewoods and employs Breedlove’s hand-voicing and Sound Optimization. The limited edition model is made in Bend and offered for $5,999.

For more information, head to Breedlove Music.

Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.