It's now an established tradition for me to interview Andy Powers every year when I'm at NAMM. The CEO and master builder of Taylor Guitars (taylorguitars.com) is always a good interviewee. Here's the news from the San Diego-based brand at NAMM 2023. NAMM Video Archives Andy Powers interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel
It's been in the works for a while, it's now official, Andy Powers, the master builder and guitar designer is now, in addition, the president of Taylor Guitars (taylorguitars.com). Previous president Bob Taylor and CFO Kurt Listug remain involved with the company. Here is an interview with Andy Powers done during NAMM 2022 where he
As a wrap-up of the online edition of the 2021 Winter NAMM here is a live discussion with some of the best European boutique guitar builders who are regular exhibitors at NAMM and Andy Powers from Taylor Guitars. Guest list Tania and Michael Spalt from Spalt Instruments (spaltinstruments.com) Adriano Sergio from Ergon Guitars (ergonguitars.com) Ulrich
Interviewed for the first time at NAMM 2017, Scott Paul is the Natural Resources Director at Taylor Guitars (taylorguitars.com). Clearly he is the person responsible for the nature of the wood supply for the American guitar manufacturer. Three years later, the CITES regulations have evolved, the Urban Ash project has been launched, it was time
It has become an yearly event: the interview with Andy Powers, master builder at Taylor Guitars during the Winter NAMM. The Californian brand has a huge booth divided in two, one side for the public with all the guitars, and another part for all meetings with clients and the media. In this second space there
2019 is the year for Taylor Guitars to launch at NAMM a new model under the name Grand Pacific. This is Taylor Guitars reinterpretation of the Dreadnaught form with the brand new V-Class dam system introduced last year. Master builder Andy Powers tells us all about this new guitar. Andy Powers interview Until the next
Very good start for the first day of the NAMM show with 4 interviews recorded on Thursday. Interviews of the day Andy Powers - Taylor Guitars Juha Ruokangas Sylvestre Etienne Oz Noy Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel.
In the very high end category, The Guitar Channel is pleased to present you this guitar review of the new version of Taylor K14ce Builder's Edition guitar equipped with the new V-class bracing presented at NAMM 2018 (see this interview with Andy Powers, the master builder at Taylor to know everything). In order to highlight
Taylor Guitars offers with the GS Mini Bass an atypical instrument since it is an acoustic bass guitar with a reduced tuning fork. In order to be able to make this bass sound correctly, Taylor Guitars has had specific strings developed by D'Addario. It is clear that the result is bluffing. GS Mini Bass video
One of the great novelties of the NAMM 2018 was the great announcement of Taylor Guitars, the new V-Class bracing system developed by Andy Powers, the master builder of the Californian manufacturer. The Guitar Channel went to meet the luthier to know everything! Andy Powers interview Podcast Audio version of the interview available in the
Taylor Guitars is one of the biggest guitar manufacturers in the world, as such this company has an important responsibility in terms of environment. For a long time the San Diego firm has a responsible policy to ensure its supply of wood for its production of instruments. Taylor Guitars has even hired Scott Paul as
It is always a rare event to visit a guitar factory. First because there are not that many of them around the world and then because it is rare to be able to access those facilities easily. After visiting Taylor Guitars on the American side in California in El Cajon near San Diego, The Guitar
Here're the interviews done during day 1 of the NAMM:
Justin (Elixir Strings)
Andy Powers (Taylor Guitars)
Scott Paul (Taylor Guitars)
Thursday - Friday - Week-end
NAMM 2017 - Week-end interviews
Justin (Elixir Strings):
Andy Powers (Taylor Guitars):
Scott Paul (Taylor Guitars):
Justin from Elixir Strings:
Andy Powers (Taylor Guitars):
Scott Paul (Taylor Guitars):
Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!
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In January 2016, while The Guitar Channel was in California to cover the NAMM, the opportunity presented itself to not only do a factory visit at the Taylor Guitars El Cajon facility, but also do an in-depth interview with the founder Bob Taylor and record three video chronicles with the in-house master builder Andy Powers
In January 2016, while The Guitar Channel was in California to cover the NAMM, the opportunity presented itself to not only do a factory visit at the Taylor Guitars El Cajon facility, but also do an in-depth interview with the founder Bob Taylor and record three video chronicles with the in-house master builder Andy Powers in his very own workshop.
Taylor Guitars has recently done a full rework on their 12-string Taylor guitars range. We took this opportunity to do a Skype interview to talk about it with Andy Powers, the master builder at Taylor Guitars in San Diego.
The day I did the in-depth interview with Bob Taylor, I did a full Taylor Guitars factory tour of their El Cajon facility near San Diego, California.
While The Guitar Channel was in sunny California in January for the 2016 NAMM show, I took the opportunity to do an in-depth interview with Taylor Guitars president and co-founder.
In this interview, meet Taylor Guitars master builder Andy Powers. Meeting and getting to talk with the luthier involved in the development of all the guitars at Taylor was very interesting to understand more how a huge player in the industry like Taylor operates. In fact Taylor builds around 600 guitars per day with an unsurpassed level of quality in the industry.
Taylor Guitars website: www.taylorguitars.com
Taylor master builder - Adam Powers interview
Here's the full interview with Adam Powers.