I've not posted here In a long long while but thought this would be the best place to ask this question.
I am considering selling my KH4 which I have had for years. It sits in its case and never gets played as I......MORE »
Very interesting ! I've learned something today !As you said the guitar was made for this tuning with a shorter scale, and like you said before, today the 7 strings guitars have longer scales.So I think it's not possible to......MORE »
Max, the person best known for using a EADGbea tuning is the late Jazz guitarist Lenny Breau. He played a custom made 7 string with a shorter scale (22.75") to keep the high A string from breaking. There are several videos......MORE »
Craig, You are the first and only person I heard talking about adding a higher string on 7 strings guitar...What I read about old jazzmen tuning a 7 strings is to drop the 7th string low B to A, like I said... but there are......MORE »
I read material from several sources that some old school 7 string Jazz players would use a high A string (E-A-D-g-b-e-a) to extend the higher registers. Once 7 strings became more popular with non-Jazz players and......MORE »