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Why Alvarez?

WHY ALVAREZ?

There are so many brands of guitars to choose from. The list seems endless and I have to say that many of them make some fantastic instruments. The competition is strong and that’s good, it keeps the guitar building world progressive.

Not only are there a lot of brands to choose from, but also many things to take into consideration when purchasing a guitar. The brand, the shape, the woods, the sound, the look and of course the price. Sometimes you can’t actually quantify why you like a guitar – “ it just feels right”.


ALVAREZ WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1965 BY ST. LOUIS MUSIC. IN THE LATE 60’S THE COMPANY BEGAN WORKING WITH MASTER LUTHIER, KAZUO YAIRI.

This collaboration turned out to be a remarkable success and our Alvarez-Yairi guitars are still handmade in the Yairi factory today, in the small town of Kani, Japan.

The bond between SLM and Yairi is underpinned by a desire to produce some of the finest guitars in the world. Our instruments are a mix of tradition and innovation, and our culture is one of continual development and improvement. We hope you find this attitude evident in all of our guitars from Regent Series to Masterworks, so at each price point true value and quality is found.

We are grateful that the result of our work has lead to our guitars being played by incredible musicians such as Joe Bonamassa, Bono, Johnny Cash, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Ani DiFranco, Jerry Garcia, Paul McCartney, Monte Montgomery, Carlos Santana, Bob Weir, Thom Yorke and so many more. And of course by the hundreds of thousands of amateur and professional musicians around the world. We thank you all.

BOB WEIR

A living legend, founder member of The Grateful Dead and all round music pioneer. Bob is one of our longest endorsees and friend




 

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Alvarez RF26 Guitar with DLX Gig Bag

 

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Alvarez RS26BG Student Size Guitar w/Carry Bag

$189.99 $289.00

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Alvarez Artist Series OM/Folk - AF30

$269.99 $399.00

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Alvarez Artist Series Dreadnought - AD30

$269.99 $399.00

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Alvarez Artist Dreadnought Shadowburst- AD66SHB

$349.99 $529.00

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Alvarez Regent Travel Sized Dnought with Deluxe Gig Bag - RT26

$219.99 $329.00

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Alvarez Artist Baritone 8 String Cutaway All Black - ABT60CE-8BK

$569.99 $849.00

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Alvarez Jazz & Blues Delta 00TSB, 14th Fret Acoustic

$399.99 $599.00

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Alvarez Artist - AD60 Guitar Dnought Natural SolidTop

$339.99 $479.00

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Alvarez Jazz & Blues, Blues 51 12th Fret - W-TSB

 

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Yairi DYM60HD Guitar with DLX Hardshell Case

$2,699.00 $3,999.00

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Alvarez Yairi FYM60HD Guitar with DLX Harshell Case

$2,699.00 $3,999.99

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Alvarez RF26 CE Guitar with DLX Gig Bag

$249.99 $379.00

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Alvarez AG60AR Acoustic Guitar With Armrest

$399.00 $599.00

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Alvarez RC26HCE Regent Series Classic Guitar Cutaway Electric

$269.99 $399.00

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Alvarez Guitar LJ2E With Case Artist Series

 

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Alvarez RD26L Regent Series Guitar w/Carry Bag Left Handed

$219.99 $329.00

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Alvarez Delta 00E/TSB Artist Blues Style Guitar

 

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Alvarez Parlor Guitar AP66 SHB - Artist Series

$349.99 $509.00

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Alvarez AJ80CE-12 - 12 String Guitar Artist Series

$549.99 $819.00

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Alvarez AFA95CESHB Guitar - Elite Series

$599.99 $899.00

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Alvarez AD66CESHB Guitar - Artist Series

 

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Alvarez AGA99CEARSHB Guitar Package includes shipping

 

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Alvarez AF60CESHB Guitar - Artist Series

 

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Alvarez ADWS77CESHB Guitar - Elite Series

 

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Alvarez ADE90CEAR Guitar - Elite Series

$599.99 $899.00

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Alvarez MF60 OM Masterworks Series with DLX Hardshell Case

 

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Alvarez MFA66 CESHB Masterworks Series With DLX Hardshell Case

$729.99 $1,099.00

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Alvarez AD60 Guitar - Artist Series

 

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Alvarez Masterworks Bluegrass Series Guitar - MD60EBG

$699.99 $1,059.00

 
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