Taylor Guitars: Established in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, Taylor Guitars has evolved into one of the worldâ€™s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic, acoustic/electric and electric guitars. Renowned for blending an innovative use of modern technology with a master craftsman's attention to detail, Taylor guitars are widely considered the best sounding and easiest to play in the world. The company was a pioneer of the use of computer technology, lasers and other high-tech tools and machinery and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar manufacturer. The companyâ€™s innovations include, but are not limited to, the New Technology Â® (NT) neck, the first major innovation in the construction of the acoustic guitar in the last 100 years; the award-winning Expression SystemÂ® (ES) pickup, a groundbreaking, high-tech approach to amplifying an acoustic guitar; and the T5, the first, true hybrid acoustic and electric guitar that can produce amplified acoustictones, full-crunch electric, and everything in-between with the flip of a five-way switch. Outstanding playability, flawless craftsmanship, and stunning aesthetics are just a few of the reasons that many of todayâ€™s leading musicians make Taylor their guitar of choice. The companyâ€™s artist roster numbers in the thousands, and includes the likes of Dave Matthews, Taylor Swift, Prince, Jason Mraz, and Zac Brown, among many others.