NAMM 2012 - Veillette Guitars Presents the Flyer Acoustic Guitar

Recognized throughout the industry for original and useful new guitar concepts, Veillette Guitars is proud to present its latest innovation, the Flyer - a truly unique take on the acoustic guitar, with a sound much bigger than its size.

The Flyer’s tone is bursting with personality - an intriguing blend of acoustic flavors, combining flattop, jazz archtop, resonator, and Macaferri-style elements. Echoes of vintage Stellas and classic blues sounds mix beautifully with the chop and responsiveness of a jazz box. The midrange is lively, open, and very vocal – incredible for slide playing and excellent for complex fingerstyle where note definition is essential.

The solid Sitka Spruce top is curved into a “radiused” arc shape, yielding a stiff but lightweight face that responds very differently from your average flattop guitar. The Flyer’s solid maple back and extra-thick bent sides are designed and built to withstand the rigors of travel far better than traditional acoustics – making this the perfect traveling companion or touring guitar. The full-scale (25”) 22-fret neck and compact body result in a very satisfying full-sounding guitar.

Unplugged, the Flyer has much more volume and “cut” than its small size suggests, with projection that rivals many larger guitars. Plugged in, the Flyer’s distinctive personality shines through the high-fidelity onboard electronics, resulting in an incredibly playable and comfortable stage acoustic with a look and sound that really stand out.

Veillette players include Dave Matthews, Kaki King, Mike McCready, James Taylor, John Mayer, David Torn, Neal Schon, Colin Hay, Keller Williams, and many more.

Veillette Guitars are handmade in Woodstock, NY. With full custom-shop flexibility, almost any special request can be accommodated. 

MSRP: $3150 including D-Tar Wavelength piezo/preamp system and case.

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