New Godin 5th Avenue Uptown GT & More @ Summer NAMM 2011

Canada’s Godin Guitars ready to “Rock This Town” in Nashville with Summer


Montreal, Canada- June 2011- Montreal based Godin Guitars is getting ready to proudly showcase some real gems to the guitar world at the upcoming Summer Namm show from July 21-23rd 2011 in Nashville TN.

The ever-popular Godin 5th Avenue series of Canadian made archtop guitars will see a few new additions at this year’s Summer Namm Show including the stunning new 5th Avenue Uptown GT with Bigsby® and 5th Avenue Jazz models.

Godin 5th Avenue Uptown GT:

Your eyes and ears will thank you! This stun gun rockin’ archtop cutaway with Bigsby® tremolo is enough to satisfy all of your rockabilly, blues-rock, and/or shoegazer dream rock fantasies! It features a pair of Custom Godin Humbucker pickups delivering a load of serious tones, all controlled via a 3-way toggle switch and volume & tone knobs. The “GT” in the name stands for Gloss Top, featured on both Solid Black GT and Trans Red Flame GT finished models. The Gloss Tops are paired with semi-gloss back & sides that deliver a stunning aesthetic look to the guitar that is second to none! Other features include Canadian wild cherry top, back and sides or Flame maple top with Canadian wild cherry core on the Trans Red Flame model. Silver leaf maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, cream binding, contoured high-gloss headstock with high-ratio tuners and a roller saddle adjustable bridge with Tusq base by Graphtech. Also includes revolutionary 5th Avenue archtop TRIC case.

Godin 5th Avenue Jazz:

This very elegant instrument was made with the jazz player in mind. This upper echelon 5th Avenue Jazz features arched back as well as arched top and comes in two all high-gloss custom polished finishes, including Piano Black HG and Natural Flame HG. The Piano Black model consists of Canadian wild cherry top, back & sides and the Natural Flame model features flame maple top, back & sides with Canadian wild cherry core. Other features include a smooth sounding floating Godin Mini-humbucker jazz pickup in the neck, ebony fingerboard, ebony volume and tone knobs, classic multi-layered binding, high-ratio open geared nickel tuners, engraved floating pickguard, custom tailpiece and adjustable Tusq bridge by Graphtech. Also includes revolutionary 5th Avenue archtop TRIC case.


The Redline Nemesis

Other new additions include the Multiac Encore nylon, the 11-string fretless MultiOud, the menacing & metal minded Godin Redline Nemesis,  the full line of Godin Icon series set neck electrics, the Richmond Empire Mahogany HG, as well a number of new offerings from Godin’s acoustic lines such as Seagull and Simon & Patrick. Including the new Seagull Entourage CW EQ in a Rustic Burst GT and Burgundy GT finish. The Simon & Patrick line features the all solid wood S&P Woodland Pro Folk Burst with slotted headstock and the Woodland Pro Parlor Burst guitars. Also at the booth will be the new Italian made SR Technology JAM 100 acoustic amplifiers and Bass Fidelity 10 bass amps distributed in North America by Godin Guitars.

Visit Godin Guitars at Summer NAMM in Booth # 827.

About Godin Guitars:
With its early beginnings in 1972, the Godin Guitar family now includes 7 lines of guitars. These include the renowned Godin & Richmond electric lines, as well as the finely crafted acoustic lines such as Seagull, Simon & Patrick, Norman, Art & Lutherie and LaPatrie nylon stringed classical guitars. Godin Guitars is also the manufacturer of the revolutionary TRIC acoustic guitar case and is the North American distributor of high-end Italian made SR Technology acoustic amplifiers. Based in Montreal Quebec, this Canadian company has 6 factories, 5 of which are located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec and 1 located in Berlin New Hampshire.

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