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Our Take:

This 2019 Santa Cruz Tony Rice Signature Model is a wonderful tribute to the decades of collaboration between flatpicking phenom Tony Rice and Richard Hoover, the founder of SCGC. This 2019 model delivers warm, brilliant tones, superbly balanced, and in a minimalist yet familiar dreadnought guitar body. The TR Model harkens after Rice's trust '34 D-28, but stands in its own lane with all the tools that a flatpicking artist would want. Constructed from master grade Rosewood and custom ordered Adirondack top, custom ordered hot hide glued Adirondack bracing, custom ordered tinted top finish as well as custom ordered ebony bridge pins with abalone dots. This guitar is excellent condition and sounds fantastic! Please email or call with any questions!

Santa Cruz's Take:

The Tony Rice Signature Model represents over 30 years of collaboration between the world's foremost flatpicking icon and SCGC's founding luthier, Richard Hoover. Today's model incorporates decades of refinement in response to players' demands and the sophisticated evolution of the master's technique. Never intended to be a copy of Mr. Rice's iconic 1934 Martin D-28, the TR Model is voiced to showcase his stellar lead work with influences from Clarence White to John Coltrane. This guitar delivers exactly what the contemporary flatpicking artist needs: substantial treble and midrange for rapid single-line lead, clean note separation for definition and the traditional bass boom without the woofy bottom end of some of the venerable Pre-war dreadnoughts. Master grade Indian Rosewood and old Sitka Spruce give this instrument a professional presence at an attainable price.


Standard Specifications

General Info

Brand: Santa Cruz
Model: Tony Rice Signature
Color: Natural
Serial: 7520R
Weight: Call
Condition: Excellent



Top Material: Adirondack Spruce
Back and Sides Material: Indian Rosewood
Finish: Gloss



Material: Mahogany
Finish: Satin
Fingerboard Material/Radius: Ebony
Frets (Number and Size): 22
Inlays: SCGC @ 12th Fret
Nut (Material and Width): 1.6875"
Scale Length: 25.375"

V with Volute



Pickups:  N/A
Pickup Switching: N/A
Controls: N/A



Tuning Machines: Waverly Vintage Open-Gear
Bridge: Ebony
Pickguard:  Tortoise
Control Knobs: N/A
Hardware Finish: Nickel



Hardshell Case