The Taylor Academy 12e Acoustic-Electric Guitar has that bright and brilliant Taylor-tone and signature features in one affordable package. A Solid Spruce TOp paired with layered sapele back and sides mean a classic sounding Taylor acoustic guitar can be yours for way less than ever before! Read on to learn more about The Academy Series from Taylor Acoustic Guitars.
The compact body makes this guitar the perfect companion for fingerpicking and light strumming. The small body is very comfortable to hold. 24.75" Scale Length keeps the strings feeling slinky on the left hand, allowing for the hours of practice to add up fast.
The slim-profile neck has what is known as Gibson Scale Length, measuring in at 24 7/8" scale length. This keeps the strings feeling slinky. 1 11/16" nut width is a very comfortable width, even for small hands or those not used to stretching. Taylor made sure to sweat the details so this guitar is playable for literally every set of hands that touch it!
The Taylor Academy 12e is an Acoustic-Electric Guitar and it comes loaded from the factory with the ES-B pickup system. Think of it as the Expression System Lite. The guitar also comes with a sturdy lightweight Taylor gig bag. It is very protective and makes carrying the guitar around a breeze thanks to its shoulder straps.
Taylor Guitars has been around since 1974 and Bob Taylor has been there every step along the way. Taylor Guitars changed the entire Acoustic Guitar industry making them more playable, easier on the fingers, and more and more tuneful. From incorporating modern manufacturing techniques that have allowed for much easier repairs to developing great sounding but easy to use electronic systems, Taylor Guitars as always been THE player-driven acoustic guitar manufacturer. The Music Gallery always has a wide selection of Taylor Guitars in stock. From the Academy Series up to the Presentation Series we try to have something from every level of the product line on hand. Ours are professionally inspected and set up so you know they are all playing great! Stop by the shop and experience Taylor Guitars at The Music Gallery!
The photos in this listing are our own stock photos of this model. While these pics are not the exact guitar we have in stock they do a fine job representing what our stock looks like. Due to the manufacturing techniques involved with this model, many of them look and sound exactly the same.