Archives for March 2011

Andy C. Palen

Hi Lou, The guitar is fantistic with such a rich and clear tone, i have had an Eastmam 810CE for a few years which is great but the pure acoustic tone of the Palen is the best i have ever heard. Regards, Andy C.

Candido D. Monarch 16

Lou, I want to let you know how much I love my new Monarch 16 sunburst guitar with the Humbucker pickup. I have owned several jazz guitars over the last 40 years, and the Monarch 16 Sunburst with the humbucker pick up is the best. None of them have matched the quality or tone of […]

Lou X. Rivera Jazz Suprema 15

Lou, I have been looking for an amplifier that would just amplify my archtops and not color the sound. Playing for 40+ years I have finally found it, a Rivera Jazz Suprema 15! Thanks so much for your recommendation. Whether playing my L5 or my Benedetto, the sound coming from this amp actually sounds like […]

Thomas J. Rivera Jazz Suprema 15

Hello Lou, The Rivera Jazz Suprema 15 is a 10 out of 10 in all departments.  In my opinion it’s the best archtop jazz tone available at any price. Thanks for your help and a great price.  It produces a variety of great natural tones with plenty of power and punch for any room.  Fit, finish, […]

JC Stylles Palen

“The day I entered Lou’s Guitars n Jazz showroom was a day I still remember well. There were so many archtops around the walls I didn’t know where to begin, and I tried out several, all of them big-name guitars, before I tried my first Palen. It was at that precise moment when I was […]