Greg P. D’Angelico EX-DC lefty

This is about the left handed D’Angelico EX-DC that you sent me a few weeks ago. Wow, this is such a nice guitar! I have been blessed with the gift of having really nice guitars, and I have to tell you, this guitar is very special. I have played a lot of high-end guitars (especially […]

Bob L. Eastman T145

Lou, Thanks for the service. My guitar got here in great shape and on time. It sounds and feels amazing (Eastman T145 blonde). Thanks again. Thanks, bob

Mark Monarch 16

Lou: First off, I love the guitar. Acoustically it sounds great. In some ways I wish it were a little bit louder. That clearly tells me that removing the sound post was an excellent idea. The action on the guitar is incredibly fast and easy to play. It is incredible how this style of guitar […]

Best Price Guarantee

Our goal at Guitars ‘n Jazz is to find you the best possible instrument that not only matches your personal requirements and play-style, but is also a guitar that you enjoy playing and look forward to picking up. We strive to price our instruments as competitively as possible in order to give our customers the […]

Nelson Palen at the LI Jazz Archtop Show

GUITAR LUTHIER NELSON PALEN at the 2001 Long Island Jazz Archtop Show with a newly made Palen Archtop distributed exclusively by Guitars ‘n Jazz.

Russell Malone stopped by the showroom

    Russell Malone stopped in to have some work done on his Super 400 and played some great tunes for us at our showroom!

Guitar Care

Hand Carved Archtops are Solid wood guitars are made carved solid wood that are directly affected by humidity and temperature. Humidity is the amount of water vapor or moisture in the air. Temperature affects the amount of moisture that air can hold. Both of these factors affect wood because it is naturally “hygroscopic”. This means […]


Fret Dressing

Guitars ‘n Jazz technicians can expertly re-fret your archtop and acoustic guitar when necessary. You will be amazed how well your guitar can play with a new fret dressing and leveling (only if necessary). We can help you determine the correct fret wire choices – small, medium or jumbo profiles, soft medium or hard density, […]

Guitar Set Up

Guitars ‘n Jazz can restring and setup your guitars quickly and accurately. From the time you restring your guitar you will notice the following: the strings will be stretching out of tune and the tone of the strings will be very bright. However, as the strings settle the tone will even out and the tuning […]


The skillfully trained Technicians at Guitars ‘n Jazz are very experienced in repairing all the fret, bridge, nut, tuning, intonation, and other problems listed below. Fret Problems: Strings are rattling on the frets Notes are choking when bending strings Strings are slipping of the edge of the fingerboard Fret edges are sharp and cutting into […]

Do you accept trades?

We accept many trades towards purchase of a guitar. Some of our nicest guitars were taken as trades towards more expensive guitars. Occasionally we must take in trades that normally don’t meet our standards. These will de designated as “taken in trade”, and be specially priced. Click here to fill out form with a description […]

Networking & Sales Leads

Guitars n’ Jazz specializes in new & vintage archtop guitars. We can quickly find a buyer for your guitar, or purchase it outright for a quick, hassle-free cash sale, or accept it as a trade towards your purchase. Guitars n’ Jazz advertises in the most known music publications. Our gbase website inventory gets over 100,000 […]

Do you sell on consignment?

Consignment is the way to get the highest return on your instrument. Ask about our “Buyout Guarantee” in the rare event that we are not able to sell your guitar. Guitars ‘n Jazz has one of the lowest consignment fees in the industry. Consignment sellers receive up to a full 80% of net consignment proceeds. […]

How do you handle shipping?

The customer pays all shipping, insurance, and bank charges including all charges for returned merchandise. All insurance claims are the responsibility of the customer. The original packaging and box must be saved. Shipping will be via UPS or Federal Express unless other arrangements are made. The most cost-efficient air delivery in the continental US is […]

Satisfaction Guarantee

I would never purchase a guitar without first playing it, and I offer “hands on” approval always! I try to represent all the instruments as accurately as I can. Some things like “sound & feel” are quite subjective. If you are not satisfied for any reason you will be issued a full refund less actual […]