Mark Blanchard

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Bob's Brazlecone

This Brazilian rosewood Bristlecone is topped with Italian spruce. Together, these woods produce a clear, rich, tone. Appointments are Brazilian rosewood, Macassar ebony and koa. A Manzer Wedge and a 25.25" scale make the Brazlecone comfortable and easy to play.

This is Bob's second Blanchard guitar. He also owns a Pinyon model.

"I primarily play solo jazz chord melody arrangements, so I look for guitars that can deliver clear melody with supportive harmony throughout all registers of the fretboard. Aside from being beautifully designed, crafted and a pleasure to play; Mark's flattops are dynamic, respond to increasing attack, present balanced string volume and sustain evenly across the strings and deliver "fat" round trebles even when played beyond the 12th fret!"
Bob Berger