Guitar Manufacture Resonator Ukulele
National Reso Phonic Guitars
871 Via Esteban #C
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Tel: (805) 546-8442
Fax: (805) 546-8430
from the National Reso Phonic Guitars web site
These instruments were first created in the era of the Hawaiian and Jazz Bands, prior to electrical amplification. All sorts of musicians, Hawaiian, jazz and blues, wanted louder guitars: to be able to be heard alongside horns; to project out into music halls or smokey night clubs; or, to be the loudest guitar on the street corner. In response to this need, the mechanically amplified resonator guitar was created.
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