Alvarez - Yairi GYM70CESHB Grand Auditorium Acoustic-electric Guitar - Shadowburst

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Alvarez GuitarsSKU: GYM70CESHB

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Introducing the Alvarez Yairi GYM70CESHB Grand Auditorium Acoustic-electric Guitar, where craftsmanship meets sonic perfection. This instrument stands as a testament to the revered Yairi legacy, encapsulating the essence of meticulous design and superior tonal quality. The Shadowburst finish elegantly graces the Grand Auditorium body, setting the stage for an instrument that not only captivates the eyes but enchants the ears.

Crafted with precision, the GYM70CESHB features a solid AA-grade Sitka spruce top and beautiful figured maple back and sides, delivering a rich, resonant tone with stunning clarity. The Grand Auditorium body shape strikes the perfect balance between comfort and projection, making it a versatile choice for a wide range of playing styles. Equipped with the LR Baggs Anthem pickup system, this guitar ensures that every nuance of your performance is faithfully captured, whether you're playing in an intimate setting or commanding a grand stage.


  1. Yairi Craftsmanship: Exceptional attention to detail, reflecting Alvarez's commitment to quality.
  2. Shadowburst Elegance: A visually striking finish that enhances the guitar's aesthetic appeal.
  3. Solid AA-Grade Sitka Spruce Top: Produces a rich and resonant tone with exceptional clarity.
  4. Figured Maple Back and Sides: Adds a touch of elegance while contributing to tonal richness.
  5. Grand Auditorium Body Shape: Balances comfort and projection, suitable for various playing styles.
  6. LR Baggs Anthem Pickup System: Captures the natural sound, ensuring a dynamic amplified performance.
  7. Mahogany Neck with Ebony Reinforcement: Enhances stability and contributes to a smooth playing experience.


  • Tonewoods are naturally aged and seasoned in Kani, Japan, over the course of several years to achieve the ideal tonal balance
  • AAA Sitka spruce top creates plenty of headroom while providing punch, straightforward tones
  • Rosewood sides and back deliver versatile range with deep lows and crisp highs, alongside great resonance
  • Mahogany neck anchors the tones with beefy mids, crystalline articulation, and balance
  • Ebony fingerboard is great for a diverse array of playstyles, with excellent note separation, tight basses, and resounding middle and upper-registers
  • Dovetail assembly of an extended neck joint means comfortable access to all 20 frets of the mahogany neck
  • FTS2 bracing is derived from years of R&D to maximize balance and projection
  • LR Baggs VTC Element utilizes advanced electronics, inspired by Nashville studios with dynamic responses to dedicated low, mid, and high frequency compressors
  • Accompanying undersaddle pickup is engineered to mirror the physical motion of the soundboard, faithfully reproducing natural sounds
  • Direct Coupled Bridge increases sustain and augments natural resonance with top-penetrating pins


  • String Type:Steel
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Body Shape:Yairi Grand Auditorium
  • Back & Sides Wood:Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Top Wood:Solid AAA Sitka Spruce
  • Finish:Gloss
  • Color:Shadowburst
  • Body Bracing:FST2 Forward Shifted, Asymmetric Tone Bars
  • Binding:Ivoroid
  • Neck Wood:Mahogany
  • Neck Shape:Soft V to C
  • Radius:15.75"
  • Fingerboard Material:Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Abalone Design at 12th fret
  • Number of Frets:20
  • Scale Length:25.5"
  • Nut Width:1.718"
  • Nut/Saddle Material:Bone/Tusq
  • Bridge Material:Ebony, Direct Coupled
  • Tuning Machines:Gotoh 510
  • Electronics:LR Baggs VTC Element System
  • Strings:D'Addario, .012-.053
  • Case/Gig Bag:Hardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number:GYM70CESHB
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