Tommy Emmanuel has a new signature acoustic guitar - and it isn't a Maton

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In unexpected acoustic guitar news, Larrivée has announced a partnership with longtime Maton player Tommy Emmanuel on a new custom six-string model.

The new guitar, the C-03R-TE Custom Tommy Emmanuel, is based on a one-off model the company built for Emmanuel several years ago – a C-10 12-fret acoustic with an Angel headstock inlay.

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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.