NAMM 2023: Yamaha unveils what might be its most premium acoustic guitars ever – the FG9 R and FG 9 M

Yamaha FG9 acoustic guitar
(Image credit: Yamaha)

NAMM 2023: Yamaha has debuted its all-new FG9 series with two handcrafted acoustic guitars that might just be the brand’s most premium acoustic models yet.

The FG9 R and FG 9 M are, quite simply, two of the most ornately crafted standard-run acoustics you’ll see at NAMM this year, arriving with a meticulous design that’s said to satisfy those who are “pursuing the highest level of expression”.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.