Bourgeois

Any list of the best boutique acoustic guitar companies around today would be incomplete without mention of Bourgeois. Based out of Lewiston, Maine, Dana Bourgeois and his small team o...Read more

Any list of the best boutique acoustic guitar companies around today would be incomplete without mention of Bourgeois. Based out of Lewiston, Maine, Dana Bourgeois and his small team of dedicated and skilled luthiers have carved out a name for themselves among the acoustic guitar elites by paying close attention to the demands of the contemporary player. Beginning in the late 70s and guided by the critiques and comments offered by master bluegrass musician Tony Rice, Dana almost single-handedly rescued the OM body shape from being entirely forgotten in the shadow of the dreadnought and larger bodied acoustics that had dominated the scene. Today, the OM is a popular body shape with models made by nearly all guitar manufacturers - a popularity that in some large part owes its genesis to Bourgeois. Using the finest tonewoods available and putting a keen emphasis on hand assembly, Bourgeois pioneered and continue to uphold the eminence of the boutique acoustic guitar.

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