(C.2018). Preowned. Beautiful and meticulously made Custom Graziano Concert Ukulele handcrafted in Santa Cruz, CA by legendary luthier Tony Graziano . Tony has been building musical instruments since 1969 and ukuleles, specifically, since 1978. He has since transitioned away from guitars to primarily focus on his passion for handcrafted ukuleles since 1995 almost exclusively. His instruments are world renowned and his instruments are loved by musicians and recreational ukulele players throughout the world, but especially those here in the USA and Japan.
This gorgeous custom Graziano concert ukulele was handcrafted of a beautiful set of Hawaiian Koa wood face, back, and sides. Mahogany wood neck, rosewood fretboard and bridge, ivroid top and back binding, ivroid bound fretboard and head stock, and matching ivroid with b-w-b-w-b-wb-w purfling line rosette for aesthetic appeal are a few of the detail-oriented characteristics on this beautiful and functional piece of art. Mother-of-pearl shell ‘Graziano’ inlay on the headstock and matching position markers on positions 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 15, and 17. Professional Grover open-geared tuners for smooth and precise tuning. High gloss lacquer finish. K&K passive pick up for quick plug-n-play. Minor play wear with some dings and settling in the finish but nothing structural.
A wonderful tone with great clarity, projection, and that classic Hawaiian Koa wood ‘attack’ that everyone loves. A great playing ukulele with a bold personality and a traditional alto sound. A great price point for a custom ukulele by a highly respected ukulele luthier, Tony Graziano. ID#200026