Yoshiaki Okayasu Signature Full Hollow "Arure"
Westville Azure is a signature model of a Japanese traditional jazz guitar player Yoshiaki Okayasu.
It has 17" full depth body with a solid carved Sitka spruce top, figured solid hard maple side rim, and figured hard maple plywood back, and, 3piece hard maple/walnut long scale neck with ebony fretboard.
The pickups are custom model with Alnico III (for neck position) and Alnico V (for bridge position) magnets made by Kent Armstrong Pickups USA.
The Westville Azure has designed with deep respect for the history of fine electric archtop guitars, and its sound through amplifire is just like a traditional jazz guitar music like Kenny Burrell or other legendary players.
Body Top : Solid Carved Sitka Spruce Back : Figured Hard Maple Plywood Sides : Figured Solid Hard Maple Width : 17" (432mm) Depth : 3 1/3" (85mm)
Neck / Fretboard 3Piece Hard Maple and Walnut / Ebony Scale Length : 25 1/2" Width at Nut : 1 11/16" (43mm)
Pickup USA Kent Armstrong PAF-O AlnicoIII (Neck) USA Kent Armstrong PAF-O AlnicoV (Bridge)
Finish Nitro Cellulose Lacquer
Price JPY572,000 (Cash Discount) JPY594,348 (PayPal) *Including Original Hard Case