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Taylor 12-Fret Guitars Elgin IL

Named for the point where the neck meets the guitar's body, the 12-Fret revives an acoustic design concept, refining it with signature Taylor craftsmanship to deliver a sweet, warm, vintage sound with a surprisingly robust voice. Read on.

Nicks Music Store
(847) 697-2010
437 Raymond St
Elgin, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Village Music
(847) 426-7541
1270 Greenacres Ln
Elgin, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Schaumburg Music Center
(847) 891-1260
1429 W Schaumburg Rd
Schaumburg, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium
(847) 639-9683
310 Lincoln Ave
Fox River Grove, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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String Project
(847) 255-5099
2821 Kirchoff Rd
Rolling Meadows, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Weavers Music
(847) 741-8418
865 Summit St
Elgin, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Repairs are available on Guitars, Bass Guitars, Violins, and Violas.
Hours
Monday and Thursday 10:00am to 8:30pm
Tuesday and Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Closed Wednesday and Sunday

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Dr Eddies Goodtime Music
(630) 837-3733
3 W Streamwood Blvd
Streamwood, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Repairs : Yes
Hours
Monday - Friday 12:30PM - 9:00PM
Saturday 11:30AM - 6:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM - 5:00PM

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Slowhand Music
(847) 985-0282
532 W Wise Rd
Schaumburg, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Roselle Music
(630) 529-2031
217 E Irving Park Rd
Roselle, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment

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Piano Trends Music Co
(815) 477-4266
35 Berkshire Drive
Crystal Lake, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Piano Trends Music Company is the only Chicago area Music store that offers complete repair in Pianos, Guitars and Band instruments. Our Piano Tuning service extends throughout The Chicagoland area and southern Wisconsin. We provide loaner instruments at a reasonable cost if your instrument is out for repair.
Hours
Monday 10:00AM-7:30PM
Tuesday 10:00AM-7:30PM
Wednesday 10:00AM-7:30PM
Thursday 10:00AM-7:30PM
Friday 10:00AM-6:00PM
Saturday 09:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM

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Taylor 12-Fret Guitars

0.0000.frettwelveAs one of several Specialty guitars in the company's 2010 lineup. Named for the point where the neck meets the guitar's body, the 12-Fret revives an acoustic design concept, refining it with signature Taylor craftsmanship to deliver a sweet, warm, vintage sound with a surprisingly robust voice.

The 12-Fret was inspired by Taylor's 35th anniversary in late 2009, when the company built a series of commemorative guitars in ultra-limited quantities, including a 12-fret Grand Concert model. The guitar's unique sound instantly captivated Bob Taylor and other players, prompting the design of a rosewood/spruce 12-fret model for the 2010 line. "I've fallen in love with it," raves Bob. "It's that pure and wonderful. What gets me is its tone coupled with its large voice, all in a small, lightweight package."
 
The appealing tonal properties are the result of Taylor's advanced design engineering. As the neck meets the body at the 12th fret instead of the 14th, the altered geometry of the neck, body and bridge in relation to each other creates a sweet spot of sound - deep and warm on the low end, with crisp, articulate trebles and an impressive overall volume. The "modern vintage" tone gives the 12-Fret the voice of an aged guitar right out of the case.
 
The Grand Concert body features a back and sides of beautiful Indian rosewood and is complemented by a creamy Sitka spruce top, and a cutaway that allows access to the upper register. Premium appointments include ...

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