James Taylor is a Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Many are curious about what guitars James Taylor plays. Taylor has most often been known to play acoustics, mainly his Olson guitars, but there also are surprise electrics he has used too.
Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in James Taylor's guitar rig.
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- James Olson guitars - SJ, an SJ cutaway, Dreadnaught, James Taylor signaure model
- L.R. Baggs LB6 pickups
- Gibson J-50
- Whitebook guitars
- Yamaha guitar
- Line 6 Variax 600
- Fender Seymour Duncan Esquire (maple neck, sunburst)
- Pendulum SPS-1 preamp
- John Pearse Strings "slightly Light" .011 gauge
- Kaman Adamas light phosphor bronze strings