High quality nylon strung classical guitars, combine power and sound characteristics, with exceptional playability and performance.
It’s in this field that the Santos Martinez skilled craftsmen excel, they are experts in the art of making outstanding nylon strung classical and electro-classical guitars, highly respected by amateur, semi-professional and professional players around the world for their playability, visual appeal and exceptional tonal qualities.
The Santos Martinez Estudio Classic features a solid spruce soundboard, and with a back and sides crafted from sapele, the Estudio is a beautiful example.
Fine illustrations of this respected company’s attention to detail include, black bindings, attractive multi-bound purfling, a capped heal, detailed rosette inlay, profile-contoured capped headstock with engraved SM logo, and chrome-plated machine heads with white buttons.
Whilst the Estudio classic is visually stunning, it’s from the choice of these finest tonewoods that this gorgeous instrument delivers excellent bass, mid-range and treble response.
Sapele is the tonewood choice for the body, with tonal characteristics leaning towards mahogany, whilst due to its hardness, is a little brighter in the sonic spectrum and, when paired with the bright percussive sound of the solid spruce soundboard’s is a fine choice for both classical and flamenco players who want to reach up and over castanets and stomping heels.
A joy to play at home, in the studio or in concert, the Santos Martinez Estudio Classic with a beautiful natural satin finish performs way beyond its price point. Ideal for students progressing within classical guitar tuition, or indeed, for electric and steel-strung guitarists making the move to classical.
• Top: Solid Spruce
• Back & Sides: Sapele
• Binding: Black with W/B purfling
• Machineheads: Chrome
• SM logo engraved on headstock
• Strings: High Quality USA Made
• Satin finish
About Santos Martinez
One of the purest, most expressive musical sounds is that of the traditional nylon string classical guitar. It is a sound that epitomises the phrase 'it's all in the fingers', a tone resulting from the direct connection of guitarist and instrument.
If you desire an instrument that will take you anywhere from the bedroom to concert halls, the critically-acclaimed range of Santos Martinez classical and electro-classical guitars offers a combination of rich, sweet-toned performance and easy playability at a range of price points.