John Buscarino Corey Christiansen Model sn# SP0697107 Archtop Guitar  From Buscarino

Incredible Semi-hollow from Master Luthier John Buscarino


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John Buscarino Discussing the Corey Christiansen Guitar (HD)

Master Luthier John Buscarino discusses the awesome Corey Christiansen Guitar at Sound Pure. Also hear sound clips and view hi-res photos of the guitar available at Sound Pure. Played through a Victoria 20112.

Manufacturer's Description from Buscarino

This guitar was designed by Virtuoso Guitar Player Corey Christiansen, Guitar Editor of Mel Bay Publications. Corey is a very busy working musician who travels extensively with his Job for Mel Bay and very often can only bring one guitar. Although I have built Corey several different guitars it had become difficult for him to decide which guitar to bring. Not always knowing what the situation will be for the job he needs to perform we decided that we would build him a model that was versatile enough for just about any situation. The style and size of the guitar is comfortable to play, whether playing for a few minutes or all day. The Lindy Fralin Pickups can fit just about any style Corey finds himself needing to play. They have a silky smooth, Jazzy feel with plenty of warmth that lend themselves to many styles of music but truly shine when playing jazz. No matter what you play or how you play it this guitar will give you everything you need and more.

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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.”


Single Buscarino Signature Built-In Humbucker - Alnico Hybrid (Alnico 5 Magnet for Bass Strings and an Alnico 3 Magnet for the Treble Strings) Gives a really Solid Bass with a fat, warm high end.

The perfect Jazz Sound

Custom Ebony Knobs for Volume and Tone controls

Narrow Stainless Steel Frets, for long life and perfect intonation

Ebony Fingerboard, Bridge, Tailpiece and Pickguard

Beautiful Antique Violin Sunburst Finish

3 Piece Rock Maple Neck with Walnut Veneers

Solid 1/8" Ebony Headstock Veneer with Mother of Pearl Logo

Custom Neck Width, Slightly Narrower than 1 11/16" for Super Fast Action

16" Body Width, 2 1/4" Sides

Solid Carved Sitka Spruce Top

Solid Carved Big Leaf Flame Maple Back with Solid Big Leaf Flame Maple Sides

Custom Ameritage Case with Embroidered Buscarino Logo and Built-In Humidification System

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