Do you play the jazz guitar? It is such a wonderful instrument! In fact, many would say there is something awesome about the sound of a jazz guitar, because it adds fullness and life to a piece of otherwise drab music. But if you have never given any thought to purchasing a custom jazz archtop guitar, and now find yourself considering it, what do you look for? Is the most expensive jazz archtop guitar the best one to purchase? Is one body style better than the other is?
Well, like many things, the answer to these questions is not a straightforward response. It depends much on what style of music you want to play, how much you can afford to invest and what your preferences are. So, if you are deciding what will be the best custom jazz archtop guitar is for you, then here are a few tips to keep in mind.
· The solid body - Ideally, you will want one with a solid body as this is the type of guitar used not only jazz guitarist like John Abercrombie, J. McLaughlin and Mike Stern, but it is also a very popular guitar for country, blues and rock music. A solid body guitar produces a very consistent tone, has a high volume output and is nearly 100% immune to feedback---a common occurrence in other types of guitars.