2021 Santa Cruz Eric Skye African Blackwood/Adirondack Spruce
Just in to Cedar Rock is this amazing Santa Cruz Eric Skye with a stunning set of African Blackwood back and sides and a silky Adirondack spruce top…This one is a rare find with African Blackwood. Portland based jazz guitarist Eric Skye was named by 20th Century Guitar Magazine as “one of the best rising stars of the American acoustic jazz scene.” This hardworking instrumentalist has gained a loyal following both as a dramatic and expressive live performer and an in-demand acoustic guitar instructor both in Oregon and in the online music community. He has been featured in magazines such as Acoustic Guitar, Guitar Player, Jazziz and Jazz Improv, and his music can be heard on NPR. To match his distinct personality and playing style, Eric and Santa Cruz’s Richard Hoover collectively dreamed up the 00 Eric Skye. Premium tonewoods, 24.9 inch short scale length for ease of playability, unique slightly deeper body for added bass and volume, hot hide glue with Adirondack Spruce scalloped bracing and a distinctive herringbone purfling and ivoroid rosette. This instrument is designed for the excruciatingly accurate and sophisticated techniques of the most demanding jazz fingerstylist. it is basically new condition only a couple months old.