Rare opportunity, a Manuel Reyes flamenco guitar built by the great master in 1991. It has a furious sound that will definitelly amaze you!
Additionally this guitar belonged to 2 professional flamenco musicians. The first owner was Nino de la Leo from Cadiz (see video). The second owner was Nikos Tsiachris from Berlin. On the musicvideo “Primavera en Berlin” we can see this guitar in live action.
Manuel Reyes (1934-2014) is doubtlessly the most famous flamenco guitar maker in Spain at the time of his death. Manuel’s stature was such that Luis F. Leal Pinar devoted an entire chapter in “Guitarreros de Andalucia” (2004) to him.
Manuel made only about 20 guitars a year. His flamenco guitars were in such demand, and his waiting list was so long, that he stopped taking new orders more than 20 years ago.
Since his death, the demand for his guitar has only increased. It is a rare opportunity to get one of his guitars.
This Manuel Reyes has the best flamenco sound you can imagine. It produces sharp snappy percussive rasqueado, can play sweetly too, and has a throaty growl when desired.
Definitelly a sound to fall in love with. A sound which can be found on the recordings of the great old master guitarrists.
The flamenco guitar is perfectly adjusted, with a low action and a straight neck.
The nut width is 52 mm and the scale length is 655 mm. The top is of fine alpine spruce and the back and sides are of cypress. It has a frensh polish finish.
The guitar has ben played on stage and you can see some wear from play and use. Otherwise it is in great condition and plays really nice!
The guitar comes with a hard case.