The higher spec Peerless Martin Taylor Maestro is the first Signature model in the 41 year history of Peerless. Designed by Martin Taylor himself, the Maestro is a true work of art. At 15″ width, 2 3/4″ depth, 24.6″ scale, it is slightly smaller than the typical jazzbox.
The Peerless Martin Taylor Virtuoso is the laminate version of the Maestro Signature Model designed by Martin Taylor himself. At 15″ width, it is slightly smaller than the typical jazzbox. Like the Maestro, the Virtuoso has a very resonant tone. The Virtuoso has a laminated spruce top, and laminated flamed maple back & sides. It has a floating humbucker pickup by Peerless. The fingerboard, bridge, tailpiece, and pickguard are rosewood. Tuner buttons are made of ebony. The Virtuoso has a beautiful sunburst high gloss finish.
Designed by guitarist Martin Taylor and built by Peerless the Martin Taylor Maestro and the Martin Taylor Virtuoso guitars seek to set a new standard in archtop guitars. With a pedigree in manufacturing Archtops, Acoustic and Hollowbody guitars spanning over 40 years, Peerless Guitars is one of the world’s leading guitar makers.
The Martin Taylor Maestro and the Martin Taylor Virtuoso are truly stunning guitars visually, acoustically and in playability with both models being fully designed by multi award winning guitarist and composer Martin Taylor. Dr Martin Taylor MBE has established a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar playing.
Peerless guitars deliver amplified tone and performance equivalent to guitars costing 2 to 3 times more! Other guitars may look the same, but once you play a Peerless you will immediately hear the difference and be amazed at the affordability of these fine guitars!