Alvarez Introduces LJ60 Little Jumbo Travel Guitar

The LJ60 has a satin, open-pore finish to its mahogany back and sides, and a solid A+ Sitka spruce top.

Ever since the invention of the travel guitar, musicians on the go have had to make a tough choice, sacrificing big sound and tone for a compact, high-mobility instrument. The Alvarez LJ60 “Little Jumbo” is designed to give traveling players everything they want, a great sounding guitar that won’t slow you down and can go anywhere.

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“We began by experimenting with some design elements,” Says Chris Meikle, Senior VP at St. Louis Music and head of Alvarez development. “We paid a lot of attention to the bracing to get as much volume and tone out of a small guitar as possible. It’s also very lightly finished which makes the guitar resonate even more. The result is a fantastic little travel guitar.”

The LJ60 has a satin, open pore finish to the mahogany back and sides, and a solid A+ Sitka spruce top. It’s carefully designed with a unique scalloped bracing pattern and arched back, with an overall length of 37 inches and a body width of 14 and ¼ inches. Other attributes include a mahogany neck, real bone nut and saddle, a rosewood bi-level bridge and a rosewood fingerboard with 12th fret inlays. Every LJ60 comes with a 15MM DuoFoam Deluxe gig bag.

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