New 2015 Taylor 816ce Brazilian Rosewood in stock. Features CITES compliant, rare Brazilian Rosewood back and sides.
Slightly bigger than Taylor’s Grand Auditorium body style, the Grand Symphony 816ce yields a powerful and rich sound without sacrificing bell-like articulation. It makes a potent strummer, and dynamic fingerstylists will enjoy the thick, full-bodied character of the notes. As part of Taylor’s 800 Series revoicing package for 2014, the GS will sound even richer with more low-end rumble. Premium appointments include maple binding and back strip, rosewood top edge trim, a rosewood pickguard, Taylor’s new Element fretboard inlay in mother-of-pearl, a marbled fretboard, and new Expression System 2 acoustic electronics. The guitar features a Venetian cutaway and includes a Taylor deluxe hardshell case.
Body type: Grand Symphony
Cutaway: Single cutaway
Top wood: Spruce Sitka
Back & sides: Brazilian Rosewood
Bracing pattern: Advanced performance with relief rout