The use of 3 different wood aging steps combined with the open pore finish, make this instrument extremely lightweight and resonant.
Solid Sitka Spruce top for tonal characteristics typical of the 'Django' type genre.
The oval shaped rosette inspired by the EKO models of the 60s and the bridge, blends the typical Gypsy jazz sound with an acoustic taste.
The EVO(lution) series carries the "genetic" code of the MIA series, which have become Eko’s most successful guitars in recent years. The MIA series changed the perception of EKO from being mainly a "first guitar" to becoming the Ultimate guitar in the hands of great artists and professionals. EVO series takes a step further by focusing on the close relationship between musician and instrument, with Open Pore finish,so to leave intact the contact and feeling with the wood.
Reduced body thickness takes the instrument to a great sound, a perfect, comfortable "fit" when played. The use of 3 different stages of maturation of the wood and open pore finish, make these instruments extremely lightweight and resonant.
The sound is warm, and the depth of cedar is made more present by the mahogany back and sides.
The width of the NUT has been increased to 45 mm, to better support fingerstyle lovers used to fingerboards of renowned and historical brands.
Features - Solid Sitka Spruce Top - Premium open tuners for slotted Headstock - Open-pore Satin Finish - Traditional Gypsy/Manouche sound and feeling - Oval sound hole - Straight cutaway
The EVO Gipsy guitar is clearly aiming, although not limited to, the 'Manouche' genre. This guitar inherits all the long tradition of Gypsy music.