NAMM 2023: Martin unveils cutaway, Fishman-equipped StreetMaster model and its first-ever downsized Jr acoustic basses

Martin's new Jr. acoustic basses and 000CJR-10E StreetMaster acoustic guitar (center)
(Image credit: Martin Guitars)

NAMM 2023: In the lead-up to this year's NAMM show, Martin has been keeping plenty busy.

Late last month, the iconic brand debuted the StreetLegend series, comprising guitars that recreate historic models from the brand’s museum. Last week, meanwhile, the company introduced a number of lavish, limited-edition models, headlined by the CEO 10, an acoustic guitar designed by the company's CEO, Thomas Ripsam.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.