10 Melhores marcas de Guitarra do Mundo

10 Best Brand of Guitars in the World
The universe is full of guitar brands, but after all, what are the best brands of guitar? Hard to say, because today manufacturers have joined manufacturing processes increasingly better reflecting the quality of the instruments. However, there are brands that have a well-defined position in the list of top guitar brands and these brands are the best and most famous.

10. Yamaha
Over the past 40 years, the company has made Yamaha organs, pianos, harmonicas, furniture, phonographs and finally his first guitar in 1942. In 1965, a year after the Beatles make their legendary appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Yamaha began production of solid body guitars. In 1966, they started making the electric bass as well.
Until the 1970s, Yamaha began to attract the attention of major artists such as Carlos Santana and Bob Marley, to be instruments of great quality and design. The Yamaha guitars were being built to produce powerful sound midtones with incredible sustain. Moreover, the "Broad Bass" was introduced in 1977 and quickly caught the attention of famous bass players worldwide such as Paul McCartney.
In the late '80s, Yamaha has opened a factory in North Hollywood, California. Here they started making guitars and called some professional guitarists to help them and advise them on what they would like to see on their guitars.
One of the reasons behind the success of the Yamaha guitar and guitar is focused on design. Every guitar should have a balanced tone and response and the bass and treble must complement each other, so it can be considered one of the best brands of guitar and also one of the most famous brands of guitar.

9. Kramer
Kray-MUR
Kramer Guitars (Kray-MUR) is an American manufacturer of electric guitars and basses. Kramer produced electric guitars and downs with aluminum arm in the 1970s and guitars with wooden arm for hard rock musicians in the 1980s, Kramer is currently a division of Gibson Guitar Corporation. Kramer was one of the most popular guitar brands of the 1980s and the best-selling brand from 1985 to 1986. On top of its popularity, Kramer was considered a prestige instrument and was endorsed by many famous musicians of the era, including Eddie Van Halen, Richie Sambora, Mick Mars, Jennifer Batten, Tom Morello and Vivian Campbell.



8. Jackson

Jackson is a guitar manufacturer originally owned and operated by Grover Jackson, a partner of Wayne Charvel of Charvel Guitar Repair. It started with the creation of the guitar model V "Rhoads", originally designed and used by guitarist Randy Rhoads (and then used and promoted by Vinnie Vincent KISS / Vinnie Vincent Invasion after the accidental death Rhoads. Grover put his name in Rhoads since the design of the guitar was shocking to the common public of Charvel. This model inspired Grover to start the Jackson guitar company.
Wayne Charvel sold his interest in the Charvel Grover Jackson on November 10, 1978. The store was located in Glendora, California and manufactured guitars in this location from 1979 to 1986 when the company merged with IMC (International Music Corporation), an importer of musical instruments located in Texas. The factory then moved to Ontario, California.

7. ESP
ESP GuitarsThe first guitar ESP was made in Japan in 1976. The Company ESP (Electric Sound Products), actually began a year earlier, but only sold replacement parts for guitars. ESP Guitars and spare parts continued to be sold sexclusivamente in Japan for nearly a decade before moving to the U.S. market. In 1983, its spare parts were available in the U.S. in 1984 and his guitars made their American appearance.
In 1984/85 ESP guitars were attracting the attention of some great players like Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones), Vernon Reid (Living Colour) and Bruce Kulick (Kiss).
The ESP is still very popular today. At the NAMM show in the winter of 2008, ESP introduced more than 50 new models of guitar and bass. They also have a wide choice of high-profile musicians on your list, including James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom), Wayne Static (Static-X), Adler (Lamb of God), George Lynch Ron Wood and newest member Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi). With the great quality of ESP guitars produced, they certainly remain on the scene for many years to come.

6. Epiphone

The Epiphone Company is a musical instrument manufacturer founded in 1873 by Anastasios Stathopoulos. Epiphone was bought by Chicago Music Company in 1957, which also owned Gibson Guitar Corporation. Epiphone was Gibson's main rival in the archtop market. Their professional archtops, including the Emperor, Deluxe, Broadway and Triumph, rivaled (and some contend surpassed) those of Gibson. Besides guitars, Epiphone also made bass, banjos, and other stringed instruments. However, the weakness of the company in the aftermath of World War II allowed Gibson to absorb it.
The name "Epiphone" is a combination of surname director Stathopoulo Epaminondas "Epi" and "phone", Greek for "sound."

5. Charvel

Charvel is a guitar brand originally founded by Wayne Charvel in Azusa, California, and later, Glendora, California (only the mailbox was in San Dimas), they became popular by famous rock guitarists such as Edward Van Halen (Van Halen), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), Warren DeMartini (Ratt), Dave Mercado (Lazarus), Jake E. Lee (Ozzy Osbourne), Vinnie Vincent (KISS), Eddie Ojeda (Twisted Sister) and George Lynch (Dokken). The main Charvel models were (then) unique makeovers and custom Fender Stratocaster guitars - usually consisting of a Strat style body with a humbucker bridge system and Fender style tremolo. Many other custom creations are also available.
The company is known for its design of Strat guitars, known by many gurus of the guitars as "superstrats."

4. B.C. Rich
B.C. Rich
BC Rich is a manufacturer of guitars and against lower founded by the late Bernardo Chavez Rico in 1969 and early 1970. Currently, most BC Rich guitars are manufactured in Asia, but luthiers of the company's custom shop continue to be manufactured instruments. Hanser Music Group now operates in Southern California, in-store custom BC Rich. Since 2001, no member of the Rico family is involved in the production of BC Rich guitars.

3. Ibanez
Ibanez Guitar
Ibanez is a guitar brand owned by Hoshino Gakki and based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant position in the United States and Europe.
The brand has an extensive list of endorsers, as well as full of famous guitarists George Benson, Steve Vai, John Petrucci etc ...

2. Fender
Fender Guitar
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation of Scottsdale, Arizona is a manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers, such as solid body electric guitars, including the Stratocaster and Telecaster. The company, formerly called the Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, was founded in Fullerton, California, by Clarence Leonidas "Leo" Fender in 1946. Leo Fender also developed one of the first commercially successful electric bass with solid body, the Precision Bass (P-Bass), which has become known in rock, jazz, country, funk, etc..
The company is a privately held corporation, with most of the control of its shares owned by a group of directors and managers of the company. Mendello William (Bill) is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer is Richard Kerley.
Fender's headquarters is currently in Scottsdale, Arizona with manufacturing facilities in Corona, California (USA) and Ensenada, Baja California (Mexico).

1. Gibson
Gibson Guitar
The Gibson Guitar Corporation is a brand of guitar among the best brands of guitar, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, is a manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars. Gibson also owns and makes guitars under such brands as Epiphone, Kramer, Valley Arts, Tobias, Steinberger, and Kalamazoo. In addition to guitars, the company makes pianos through its Baldwin unit, Slingerland drums, as well as many accessory items. Company founder Orville Gibson made mandolins in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in the 1890s. He invented archtop guitars by using the same kind of sculpture, with the same arched top on guitars. In the 1930s, the company was also making flattop acoustic guitars, as well as the first hollow body electric guitars commercially available, which were used and popularized by Charlie Christian. In the early 1950s, Gibson introduced its first solid-body guitar and also its most popular electric guitar so far, the Les Paul. After being bought by the Norlin corporation in the late 1960s Gibson's quality and fortunes took a strong decline until early 1986, when the company was rescued by its current owners. Gibson Guitar Corporation is a private company (the company's shares are not publicly traded), owned by CEO and Chairman Henry Juszkiewicz H. David (Dave) Berryman.

Source: portalmusica.com.br

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