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Alvarez Unveils New 8-string Baritone Models

Posted on February 20, 2020

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Alvarez Guitars is thrilled to introduce the incredible 8-string baritone ABT60CE-8BK and ABT60CE-8SHB. The perfect tool to jump start a guitarist’s creativity, these new 8 string baritones will come in two stunning finishes, black and shadowburst.

“We’ve had a great success with our baritones and an 8 string version is something our customers have been requesting for some time,” says Chris Meikle, Head of Development at Alvarez and Senior Vice President of St. Louis Music.   “Just like with our ABT60, our 8 string baritone will be delivered at an unbeatable value and offer a new dimension of inspiration to players looking to explore the lower registers of sound.”

The Alvarez ABT60CE-8BK and ABT60CE-8SHB will be delivered in two finishes, Black and Shadowburst respectively.  Both models feature octave strings on the 3rd and 4th string to deliver wonderful sparkle in the sonic mid-ranges and unlock new sonic palletes for any guitarist.  Both models feature Solid A+ grade Sitka Spruce tops and Mahogany backs & sides and are feature cutaways and LR Baggs Stage Pro electronics. 

For more information or to become a dealer call your St. Louis Music representative at 314-727-4512 or email [email protected]  

 [Pictured: ABT60CE-8SHB]

St. Louis Music/U.S. Band & Orchestra is one of the largest general distributors of musical instruments and accessories in North America. SLM is the owner of Alvarez, Austin and Sigma Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, Zonda Brasswinds and Reeds and Hamilton stands. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums and Hardware, P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds, and Antigua Wind Instruments. SLM distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.