500 Series At The Music Zoo

The Music Zoo is the place to be if you are in the market for a Taylor 500 Series acoustic guitar. Offering guitars like the 12 fret 12 string 562ce or the 517e Grand Pacific, our New York showroom or website has exactly what you need!

The 500 Series has been one of the most popular line of guitars since the very early days of Taylor guitars. Traditionally being guitars constructed with Mahogany back and sides, they are currently available in the Grand Concert, Grand Auditorium, Grand Symphony, and Grand Pacific body shapes. Various models have had Lutz spruce, mahogany, Cedar, and torrefied spruce for the soundboard giving the series one of the widest varieties of wood sets. A Shaded Edgeburst gives the mahogany topped guitars a distinct look. Limited edition 500 series guitars have been available with different tones woods, like walnut and Tasmanian blackwood to name a few.

The 500 series will yield a warm and vibrant tone, with a subtle emphasis on the midrange while retaining an articulate response. The smaller body sized guitars, like a 514ce or 522ce 12 fret, would be an ideal guitar for finger style while a flat picker would appreciated the midrange cut and added volume of a 517e Grand Pacific. Select aesthetic appointed match the classic tone with a matching classic look. Art Deco inspired Arrowheads and Century inlay patterns stand out in grained ivoroid. Select models are bound in faux Tortoise with a matching tortoise guard. The guitars equipped with electronics come with Taylor’s proprietary ES2 system. A 500 series Taylor Acoustic guitar is a must for you acoustic collection.

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