"A well-rounded acoustic guitar that offers a lot of value for its price": D’Angelico Premier Gramercy review

Does this stripped-down acoustic have enough in the way of features?

D’Angelico Premier Gramercy review
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Guitar World Verdict

The D’Angelico Premier Gramercy is, undoubtedly, a fine guitar for the money. It is well-made, sounds decent, and looks interesting. Some players may the tone on the bright side, but it can't be denied that the Premier Gramercy offers outstanding value for players of all levels.


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    Nicely balanced sound

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    Relatively lightweight


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    Sound is a little bright

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    EQ controls are tucked away somewhat

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If you’re shopping for a beginner acoustic guitar, you’ll know there are plenty of options. From safe and steady guitars from recognizable brands to risky but potentially superlative offerings from lesser-known names, there’s a guitar for everyone. What you probably won’t find, however, are too many acoustics with the visual flourishes and practical features to match today’s review model, the D’Angelico Premier Gramercy.

The D'Angelico Premier Gramercy is essentially an affordable intermediate acoustic-electric guitar that combines stylish aesthetics with a nice set of practical features, making it an excellent choice for both beginners and even more accomplished players looking to add something else to their roster. 

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Chris Corfield

Chris Corfield is a journalist with over 12 years of experience writing for some of the music world's biggest brands including Orange Amplification, MusicRadar, Guitar World, Total Guitar and Dawsons Music. Chris loves getting nerdy about everything from guitar gear and synths, to microphones and music production hardware.