The Ramirez family has been building fine and high-quality guitars since 1882. These instruments were and are played by some of the greatest guitarists in the world such as Julian Bream, Andres Segovia, Laurindo Almeida, Oscar Ghiglia, Jose Luis Gonzales and many more. The Ramirez family is part of the history of the classical guitar. Jose Ramirez I (1858-1923) trained a huge number of luthiers in his workshop at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth. José Ramirez III (1922-1995) was a precursor in the use of Cedar as a top-wood and who built several guitars for Andres Segovia.
This guitar has a fantastic “Spanish” sound. It is super-responsive, has a warm and colourful tone, a great balance and a notable volume. The ambivalence between the cedar’s mellowness and the cypress’ spontaneity gives to the guitar an incredible range of colours and exceptional dynamic possibilities. There are very-well repaired cracks on the lower bout of the back. This guitar was not only used for flamenco music but also as classical guitar in the past. A hard-shell case is included.
|Back and ribs:||Cypress|