New for NAMM: Parker Guitars introduces the DF824VR

New signature model from Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid....
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Vernon Reid is the British-born, American guitarist, best known for his role in Living Colour, which he founded circa 1984. As a tremendous song writer, Reid helped Living Colour to win two Grammy Awards, two MTV Music Video Awards, two International Rock Awards and numerous New York Music Awards. Besides playing a key role in Living Colour, Reid has created solo albums and worked with artists like guitarist Carlos Santana and African singer Salif Keita.

The DF824VR is skillfully constructed of a poplar body, top and neck with a Parker Finger Joint set neck, and carbon composite fretboard. The DF824VR has a Floyd Rose original bridge, Grover tuners, EMG SAX neck and middle pickup and an EMG 81X bridge pickup. It will be available with a violet pearl and black cherry finish with black hardware.

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