Juan Alvarez Y-20CA 2015 – fine classical guitar
In 1952, Juan Alvarez started his own workshop where he worked until shortly before his death and also trained his son. Juan Alvarez Jr. (his son) continues the shop until today.
Many professional guitarists played and still play guitars by Juan Alvarez. His guitars follow the tradition of Santos Hernandez and Marcelo Barbero.
Eric Clapton played a Juan Alvarez guitar and recorded “Tears in Heaven” with it. He also played his Juan Alvarez at his famous MTV unplugged concert in 1992. This guitar was auctioned in 2004 for $253900.
This beautiful guitar was built in the shop of Juan Alvarez Jr. in 2015. It is a guitar built by some co-workers under the supervision of Juan Alvarez Jr. It has a spruce top and rosewood back and sides. The scale length is 650 mm and the nut width is 52 mm.
The sound of this instrument is captivating with its warm and characterful tone – the trebles sound clear and brilliant. The basses are powerful and sound dark and warm.
The guitar unfolds an enormous volume and inspires with an incredible lightness.
It is in great condition and comes with a gig bag.