Cigar Box Guitar

The commemorative set included a customized Martin Kingston Trio KT-18T tenor guitar with “The Kingston Trio” and “1957–1997” engraved on the fingerboard in mother-of-pearl and its label was signed by C. F. Martin IV, the CEO of Martin Guitars and 4 of the surviving members of the Kingston Trio. The earliest origins of the tenor guitar usually are not clear, nevertheless it appears unlikely that a true 4-stringed guitar-formed tenor guitar appeared earlier than the late Nineteen Twenties.

If you’re primarily interested in enjoying people, nation, or popular songs, an acoustic guitar with steel-wound strings is probably the proper choice. If you’re studying classical or Spanish guitar, you’ll want a nylon-stringed guitar. The Martin 0-18T flat top acoustic tenor guitar was played in the late Nineteen Fifties by Nick Reynolds of The Kingston Trio. The acoustic tenor guitar turned a preferred instrument in the people music growth of this era, … Read More