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Cordoba Fusion Orchestra CE - Cedar Top Reviews

5.0 stars based on 7 customer reviews
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  • from Canton, GA October 3, 2016

    If You Can Find One, Buy it!!!

    I can't believe the quality of this guitar for this price!!! Anyone familiar with Luthier Kenny Hill would not believe that for about what you would pay in sales tax for one of his masterpieces, you can buy this extraordinary instrument. Designed in California and built in China, yes, I said the C word! But I have never seen this level of build quality from any Asian builder ever!! When you first pick it up, you can feel how lightly it is built which makes this little guitars voice strong and bell-like. The cedar top gives it a beautiful tonal balance and warmth that sounds like it costs much more. It does have a urethane finish but it is very light and perfectly applied, unlike many other Chinese built acoustics. The Fishman onboard electronics are just about perfect for this instrument and once again add to the overall value. The neck feels just right for this this old steel string player and the high tension Savarez stings complete the package. One word of advice, I would order the Cordoba Humidified Archtop case with this guitar because of the very light build. It could be damaged by too much dry winter indoor air.

  • from Niagara Falls November 5, 2015Music Background:


    This Cordoba Fusion is much easier to play than the regular flat fretboard classical.The narrower nut helps too.

  • from Ohio June 8, 2015Music Background:

    Great guitar!

    I am a student who has been learning guitar for multiple years now, and I just recently decided to begin studying classical guitar. I had taken up the magical Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega, and I was really grinding through it on my steel string, but I needed a nylon stinged instrument to really take it to the next level. I asked my guitar teacher to keep an eye out for any nice classical guitars when he swung by the shop, and he found two guitars that really made the cut: a Rodriguez and this guitar. As you might guess he ended up choosing the Cordoba for me and I can say without reservation that I am incredibly happy that he did! The instrument is so responsive, and it's a real dream to play on. The guitar can get LOUD too! The range in volume is impressive. You can't really get it from the pictures but this is also a beautiful instrument, Rich, solid wood top and the color and detail is stunning. I also really appreciate the cutaway and built in electronics: this guitar sounds great amplified. One minor gripe was that the cord got unstuck in the body of the guitar and began rattling around, but it was easy enough to stick it back onto sticky tape originally holding it to the wall. I am very happy with this instrument!

  • from Warren, PA July 16, 2014Music Background:
    Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar

    Great Guitar: Some Adjustment Needed

    The Guitar is wonderful but the high humidity we had the two weeks following the delivery required adjustment by a professional. I am waiting to get it back. It had some string buzz at the fifth fret of the A and G strings.

    All else was great and I love working with the sales associates at Sweetwater. The will receive my continued business.

  • from Valparaiso, IN June 6, 2013Music Background:
    Playing for many years in many bands.

    Cordoba Fusion Orchestra CE (Cedar Top)

    This is my second Cordoba. My first is the Orchestra model with solid rosewood back and sides and cedar top. I trully love it. I wanted a cut away model and took a chance and ordered this model. I am very happy with the quality and with the tone. I was a little worried about no solid back and sides but the tone is just slightly less than my other Cordoba. If it were solid woods then it would have been a 10 on a system based on 5.

  • from Cincinnati, OH June 16, 2012Music Background:
    Pro Musician, Performer, Student

    Outstanding Instrument

    Alright well I was in the market to buy a nylon string that was equipped with on board electronics and honestly I went out on a limb because I had never played this instrument nor seen a review or even a sound sample. I knew a little about Cordoba but I just went with the description that sweetwater provided. I'm 100% blown away! A big issue in buying classical guitar's is volume. And when I say "volume" I'm meaning the volume of the guitar unplugged. The sound is huge, crisp and clear. I almost can't believe that you could even touch the sound this instrument provides for the price. It's extremely comfortable, the action is superb and the wood's are just beautiful. And hah, wait till you hear it plugged in, it's even better. Very balanced and punchy and the Fishman pre-amp really lets you dial in a slew of tones. This is my second purchase from sweetwater and the reason I'll keep coming back is because there customer service is above and beyond. I've never felt so taken care of and appreciated for my purchases. And with that being said they have a life long relationship here. If your looking for a guitar that you can just go to the gig, plug in and play with ease look no further. Cordoba provides that and the cool thing is they offer a nylon string that will suit any style of musician and their need. Thank you sweetwater for providing excellent service and carrying quality instruments. Oh and if you do decide to purchase from sweetwater, give my man Gilbert your business, ext (1675) He will take care of you and will make your experience a great one.

  • from Hampton, VA February 8, 2012Music Background:
    Studio Owner / Hobbyist

    Very nice Instrument

    I really enjoy the acoustic sound of this instrument. It plays well and stays in tune. The onboard tuner is very effective and accurate. I have not yet used the direct plugin feature yet so I can't rate that. I will say overall this instrument is beautiful and sounds good. Thanks to David my sales rep at (1398)

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