The Breedlove Performer Concerto acoustic-electric cutaway brings legendary Breedlove playability to the "aged" sound of torrefied European spruce over African mahogany. As part of the Breedlove Organic Collection, the Performer Concerto is a high-performance guitar with a custom-crafted gloss Bourbon Burst finish and classy accessories, including gold frets and tuners. With Breedlove's Natural Sound electronics and easy battery replacement, this acoustic-electric guitar keeps things simple at home and onstage.
Breedlove Organic Collection Performer Concerto CE main features:
Sustainably sourced all-solid African mahogany back and sides with torrefied European spruce top
25.5" scale African mahogany neck with 20 gold frets on an African ebony fingerboard, soft cutaway design for access to all frets, brass inlays and African ebony bridge
Premium Breedlove chrome tuning machines with black buttons, Breedlove Natural Sound electronics with soundhole volume and tone controls, and easy battery replacement
Custom-crafted gloss Bourbon Burst finish
Sustainably sourced all-solid body
Breedlove chose African mahogany for acoustic-electric guitars in its Organic Collection Performer Series. To source the FSC certified African mahogany, the Breedlove team traveled to the African Congo River Basin Rainforest. The mahogany construction of the Breedlove Performer Concerto in Bourbon Burst delivers a warm, rich tone that's ideal for players looking for a balanced and rich sound. The FSC certified European spruce top results in a more mature sound and tone. Additionally, torrefied tops are less susceptible to movement with humidification changes.
Breedlove soft cutaway design
Breedlove engineered their soft cutaway design to offer the smoothest, most comfortable access to the highest register. The soft cutaway design allows access to all 20 frets without diminishing the projection and balanced tone of the Breedlove Performer Concerto. The unique design of Breedlove's soft cutaway balances the higher energy treble notes with the lower energy bass tones.
Breedlove Natural Sound electronics
The Breedlove Performer Concerto acoustic-electric cutaway model is equipped with Breedlove's Natural Sound electronics. Natural Sound electronics feature soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls, plus easy battery replacement.
Thin UV finish
The Breedlove Performer Concerto features a significantly thinner UV-finished top. The thin UV-finished top reduces weight and also contributes to a more complex sound with sustained overtones.
Other special features of the Breedlove Performer Concerto acoustic-electric include forward X bracing, brass inlays, gold frets and gold tuners. The fretboard and bridge are also made from sustainably sourced African ebony.
About the Breedlove Organic Collection
The result of a three-year journey, the Breedlove Organic Collection brings sustainably sourced, FSC certified, solid native and exotic tonewoods to an affordable line of acoustic-electrics for the very first time. Each wood combination is available in Breedlove's three distinctive, popular shapes—Concerto, Concert and 12-fret Concertina. The Signature Series and the Wildwood Series are also available in the new travel-size Companion shape. Breedlove Organic models feature thin UV finishes and Breedlove Natural Sound electronics. With no synthetic materials and less than half the glue of similar models, the Breedlove Organic Collection provides the natural path to uninhibited solid sound.