Alvarez is one of our favourite Acoustic guitar brands because of its unmatched value and quality. Alvarez has been known and loved around the world for nearly 50 years and it's image is synonymous with quality and innovation. Alvarez instruments are known for their tone and feel and some of the most amazing artists over the last five decades have gravitated towards the brand and its guitars.
Alvarez guitars was established in 1958 by St Louis Music and in the late 1960's began working with Master Luthier Azuo Yairi. The Alvarez brand has been played and performed by none other than Joe Bonamassa, Bono, Johnny Cash, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Ani DiFranco, Jerry Garcia, Paul McCartney, Monte Montgomery, Carlos Santana, Bob Weir, Thom Yorke and so many more. This collaboration turned out to be a remarkable success and our Alvarez-Yairi guitars are still handmade in the Yairi factory today, in the small town of Kani, Japan.
We think that Alvarez provides customers with not only value for money when they purchase a guitar but also a wide range of options for any budget and use. Once you pick up an Alvarez guitar, you will not put it down, we guarantee that.