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Buscarino Grand Cabaret Englemann Spruce/Rosewood - USED  From Buscarino

Arched Rosewood back, carved Englemann Spruce top, nylon string guitar

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What We Think

The Grand Cabaret is the ultimate fingerstyle/jazz/classical hybrid guitar. The tone is absolutely breathtaking! The upper register is clear and very warm, and through the side port you can really hear every nuance of your sound as you play. The characteristic mid-low register richness produced by the arched back has really come to life as the woods have begun to mature. This piece has opened up extremely well and is a fantastic example of John Buscarino's talent as both an archtop and acoustic builder. 

It doesn't just sound great though--the playability is impeccable and it is equally as stunning visually. The rosewood back and sides have some of the most gorgeous figure we've seen! 

Evidence of light use is apparent in surface scratches, however there are no structural defects of any kind. See pictures above for hi-def images.

Ordering a brand new Grand Cabaret costs over $11,000 at current pricing. This is an amazing opportunity to have this unique work of art at a huge discount! Call or email Sound Pure for more information!

Manufacturer's Description from Buscarino

The Cabaret is the perfect blend of traditional classical guitar and an acoustic archtop guitar. Specifically designed to meet the needs of the jazz or fingersytle player, the Cabaret is based on the Herman Hauser I classical guitar design. The Cabaret incorporates traditional classical building methods with the modern innovations necessary for today's jazz and fingerstyle playing. The graceful cutaway facilitates greater access for playing the upper register of the fretboard. Its carved back, unique among nylon-string guitars, enhances the lower midrange while aiding in projection. The two-way adjustable truss-rod gives easy access at the headstock for a perfect set-up. Special pickup systems are available for amplification of that beautiful acoustic sound.

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Buscarino Guitars

About Manufacturer

Over the past 25 years John Buscarino has slowly worked is way into the upper echelon of archtop builders. He apprenticed with Classical Builder Augustine LoPrinzi and the renowned Archtop builder Robert Benedetto. He has studied and repaired hundreds of vintage instruments, which has increased his knowledge of guitar construction and has allowed him to apply that knowledge to the building of his own instruments. In his words, “Nothing is more important to me than building the guitar that is perfect for you. I can’t stress enough how important it is for a luthier to know his customer, you can’t build a guitar for someone without knowing what it is that is important to them. By taking the time to talk with you and find out what it is you are hoping to get out of your new guitar I can build you the guitar you have always dreamed of. One of the best things about ordering a custom guitar is you get to choose your specs. With a production guitar you have to take what they give you but with a custom instrument you get to choose the things that are most important to you. With our wide array of options and models to choose from we make it easy for you to design the guitar that is just right for you. I am always in search of the finest products to use on and in my guitars. I have tested numerous products from lacquers to tuners, from cases to sandpaper. I have experimented with several different woods for bridges and saddles, have checked out multitudes of endpin jacks and tested miles of cables all to make sure that only the very best goes into each and every Buscarino Guitar Ever since I started building guitars over 20 years ago I have been collecting and storing high quality instrument grade wood. It is seasoned and aged to perfection before I even think about using it for one of my guitars. One of my strictest requirements is that the wood must be aged and seasoned for at least four years before I will use it to build an instrument. By acclimatizing the wood in my own shop I can guarantee the stability of each and every one of my instruments. Tired of the same old Ebony Fingerboards, Pickguards, Tailpieces and Bridges? Why not try something new and exciting that will make your guitar unique and different. I have several high-quality exotic woods to choose from that will turn your guitar from a Work of Art into a Masterpiece. At least one of every model I make is owned and played by a professional touring musician. By having these guitars out on the road, played in every imaginable setting from an outdoor reception to Carnegie Hall, from a Smoky Club in New York City to a cozy Caf? On the Shores of Italy, I can say with absolute certainty that I have designed a guitar that stands the test of time. With proper care and handling, Gig after Gig your Buscarino will perform as good if not better than the day you bought it. As a Guitarist myself, having studied Classical Guitar and having worked in bands for over 10 years, I have first hand knowledge of what a guitar player needs and expects out of his guitar. I pride myself in designing a guitar that has the perfect balance of form and function. One of the most frequent comments that I hear from those who own and play my instruments is how comfortable and easy they are to play, which for me is the finest compliment I can receive.”

Specifications

Body Width 14 3/8"

Body Depth 3 3/4" 

Neck2” neck width. A one-piece quarter-sawn Honduras Mahogany neck. 25 ½” scale length, 20 frets

Back & Side Wood  Rosewood

Top Wood  Englemann Spruce 

CutawaySingle Venetian

BindingMatching wood binding and custom purflings

FingerboardEbony fingerboard with Ebony binding

TunersChoice of Gilbert Tuners or Sloan Tuners both with Ebony Buttons

PickupsB-Band

OtherLattice bracing