Taylor Guitars are some of the most highly revered acoustic instruments on the market today. Courtesy of unparalleled attention to detail from their master craftsmen, ethical tonewood sourcing and a roster of infamous players, Taylor instruments have become some of the finest Acoustic and Electro Acoustic Guitars money can buy.
The Taylor Guitar catalogue is organised by a simple numeric Series structure. Starting with the entry-level Academy Series, these guitars move up in price and quality through 100 Series, 200, 300, 400 and so forth. The 900 Series, Builder's Edition, Presentation Series and Koa Series guitars are some of the most revered and acclaimed Taylors available today, displaying some of their most exotic tonewoods and finest craftsmanship.
Taylor's proprietary body shapes include the Taylor Baby, GS Mini, Grand Concert, Grand Symphony and Grand Auditorium. Taylor also have some stellar Dreadnought options for players familiar with the big-bodied sound made famous around the world.
Each of the Taylor Series includes a broad selection of body shapes to choose from, so you can easily find a style to suit your budget. Our In-Store and Online Experts can help you every step of the way!
Taylor Guitars were conceived in 1974, with founders Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug seeking to elevate the art of acoustic guitar design while maintaing traditional approaches to guitar craftsmanship. With nearly all manufacturing taking place in El Cajon, California, Taylor have established solid quality control procedures to ensure intricate attention to detail, solid intonation and a stunning level of performance.
Always leading new developments, Taylor Guitars are committed to responsible sourcing and run initiatives to help suppliers grow. As part of the 'Ebony Project', Taylor help preserve and regulate the harvesting of endangered trees like Ebony. Taylor is working for the long-term survival and preservation of threatened ebony forests in Cameroon and in 2014, Taylor Guitars were awared with an Award for Coporate Excellence by the US State Department for its responsible practices.
Some of the most popular Taylor Guitars include the GS-Mini. This nimble, lightweight travel-sized guitar is the ultimate travelling companion and one of the most cost-effective entries into the Taylor Guitar lineup. Available in both Acoustic (GS Mini) and Electro Acoustic (GS-Mini E) versions, this elegant instrument is perfect for beginners, or just as a take-anywhere guitar for seasoned veterans.
Check out our Blog post here for 5 Reasons you need a Taylor GS Mini!
One of Taylor's most revolutionary technological enhancements is the introduction of V-Class Bracing in 2016. This acoustic bracing system serves as a powerful sonic engine exclusively for premium Taylor Guitars, and represents a significant improvement on volume, projection and sustain, especially compared to traditional X-Bracing.
By providing a radical approach to the structure of an Acoustic Guitar, Taylor have set a new benchmark for live performance and studio recording. V-Class guitars are proven to be louder, sustain for longer, and even provide more accurate intonation.
If you really want to hear the difference in your next Acoustic Guitar purchase, a Taylor Guitar with the revolutionary V-Class bracing upgrade will blow you away!
As well as some of the most beloved Acoustic Guitar designs, Taylor have also delved into hybrid and hollowbody guitars. By adapting some of the proprietary pickup designs from their Electro Acoustic Models, these hybrid Guitars feature a compact body and versatile range of amplified flavours.
The T5 and T5z are the first of their kind - a true hybrid electric-acoustic instrument that can produce a dynamic range of tones, with a beautiful acoustic voice that can be crunched and skewed via a 5-way tone selector switch and on-board EQ controls.
Professional performers, touring musicians and studio session musicians all swear by the Taylor Brand name for their warm, rich natural tones, expressive playability and aesthetic appeal.
In 2012, Taylor Guitars infamously licensed a range of Taylor Swift guitars and accessories to pay homeage to a genuine Pop Superstar. A famous Taylor endorsee, Taylor Swift is an iconic name to represent the brand, to encourage young new players to pick up an Acoustic Guitar and start playing.
Other notable players include Prince, Dave Matthews, George Strait and Jason Mraz.
With many of our flagship PMT Music Stores now featuring dedicated Taylor Guitar Display Areas, Trained Experts and Demo Stock available to try before you buy, you can make an informed purchase to find your perfect fit.
You can also special order Left-Handed versions of almost every Taylor Guitar you see here - just call us and speak to a PMT Expert for more information.