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SLM and Alvarez Unveil Winner of $10,000 Custom Yairi Guitar

Posted on April 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – St. Louis Music and Alvarez Guitars are thrilled to congratulate David’s Guitar Loft of Webster Grove, MO, the winner of a one-of-a-kind Alvarez Yairi guitar, valued at $10,000. David’s Guitar Loft was chosen at random from a pool of entrants in the SLM/Alvarez Q1 drawing, which offered Alvarez dealers the chance to win a custom made Alvarez Yairi Grand Concert GYMA90S, hand-made in Japan.

“Yairi are one of the best guitar producers in the world,” says Chris Meikle, Head of Development at Alvarez and Senior Vice President of St. Louis Music. “This special model demonstrates their wonderful ability and craftsmanship beautifully. Congratulations to David’s Guitar Loft and all who entered our drawing and we’ll look forward to doing this again in the future.”

The Grand Concert GYMA90S is made from all solid AAAA Master Grade Hawaiian Koa. The top, back and sides are bound in Rosewood and inlaid with a 1.5mm Paua abalone purfling, giving this guitar a custom and sophisticated vibe. Other appointments include an ebony fingerboard, ebony direct coupled bridge, Gotoh tuners and real bone nut and saddle.

For more information contact your St. Louis Music representative at +1 314-727-4512.

[Pictured: SLM/Alvarez $10,000 Alvarez Yairi Drawing – (Left to Right) Robert E. Lee, Mark Ragin, Rich Dumstorff]

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 Guitars, Austin Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, & Sigma Guitars. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums & Hardware, Antigua, and P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds.  SLM also distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.