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This was my own personal Busato for ten years. Over that time, not a single Busato, Selmer, or other instrument came through the shop that could match the sound of this one. It is an exceptional instrument who's bewildering tone and projection has wowed players and luthiers alike. Additionally, it is one of the very rare model #45 Busatos which was the the fancier, more ornate model in Busato's catalog. The rhinestone studded headstock and ornate fingerboard inlays are gorgeous and one-of-a-kind.
A guitar of this stature needs no introduction. Next to Selmers, Busatos are the most sought after guitars by today's top players. So many contemporary Gypsy jazz guitarists play these exquisite guitars:
Romane (he plays a Busato on most of his recordings over the last 5 years)
Stochelo Rosenberg (performs with his Selmer but is an avid collector and player of Busatos)
Yayo and Fanto Reinhardt (Romane's rhythm section get an amazing dry rhythm sound with their Busatos!)
Moreno and of course, Django himself! (see Django's Busato here: Django's Busato).
Django is rumored to have written the ballad Anoumanon his Busato.
The original fingerboard was replaced, but the original ornate fingerboard inlays were expertly reset in the new neck by renowned guitar tech Mike Lull. Additionally, the frets were leveled using a PLEK machine,resulting in a precision setup normally not possible via traditional hand methods. You won't find a better playing guitar, vintage or new.
This guitar is currently strung with Argentine 10s and is incredibly easy to play. It plays like butter with no buzzes or other sonic problems. Action is shockingly low at 2.6mm! Very few new guitars can get that low and still sound good.
|Model Number||Modele #45|
|Fret Neck||14 Fret|
|Nut Width||1 3/4"|
|Body Depth||4 1/16"|
|Back and Sides||Brazilian Rosewood|
|Neck||Mahogany with Ebony spline|
By: roch on 01/29/2017 02:40:15 PM
I have played this guitar at jams and gigs many times.. If you want to be the baddest dude in the room with a guitar that is crystal clear, and that cuts like a machine gun, this is the one....Crazy easy to play... lower action than my high end Duponts. Too Good....