The Music Emporium
Joe Caruso
781-860-0049
Lexington, MA
9:17 AM
Regular Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 11am-6pm Wednesday and Thursday: 11am-8pm Sunday: Closed

We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover directly for phone, email orders and in store purchases. Secure on line payments can also be made through our PayPal account. We will gladly accept personal checks but there may be a shipment delay while the check clears our bank. For international purchases, we strongly encourage Wire Transfers but in some cases will accept the above payment methods. To wire money directly to our bank, contact us for bank info.

We ship all instruments with a 48-hour approval period during which time you can comfortably evaluate your purchase and determine if it's right for you. The prices listed on our website do not include shipping charges or any applicable taxes, duties, or custom fees. Instruments shipped within MA are subject to a 6.25% sales tax. All out-of-state shipments are tax-free though we do recommend you look into your individual state's tax codes to determine any tax liabilities. The Music Emporium has been shipping guitars around the world for 40+ years. Your instrument will be expertly packed and shipped via FedEx, UPS, or US Post, depending on the destination and level of service. If you have a preferred method not listed here, please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate.

Upon receiving your instrument, please inspect it to insure that the condition of the instrument is as described in your communication with us. Please contact us immediately via phone or email if you find any damage to the case or instrument that wasn't previously disclosed at time of purchase. If you decide to return the instrument, you must notify us via phone or email within 48 hours of delivery. We'll instruct you on how to make the return. Please pack the instrument in the same manner in which it was received, using all supplied packing materials, Unless instructed otherwise, you must ship the instrument using the same service in which it was delivered (Next day, Ground etc.) and insure it for its full value. The Music Emporium will issue a refund for the full purchase price once the instrument arrives, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left our shop. All shipping charges will be the responsibility of the customer.

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Yanuziello Goldtop

$5,350
Any day a new Yanuziello arrives at the shop is a good day - these guitars elicit a lot of excitement from TME staff as well as our regular customers. Though you don't see these everywhere, you immediately know you're holding a special guitar when you first pick one up. Spend 5 minutes playing it, and you will find yourself being drawn in. They're very addictive to play - exceptionally musical,...
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2010 Schwartz Oracle Fingerstyle Indian

$6,800
Gorgeous Oracle SJ from Canadian builder Sheldon Schwartz just into the shop! The back and sides are Indian Rosewood, and the top is Sitka Spruce. Aside from the creative touches (beveled cutaway, carbon reinforced X brace, offset soundholes), we're sure you'll be captivated by this guitar's responsiveness for delicate fingerstyle work. It's got a huge voice, with eons of sparkle and depth, yet...
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2012 Schwartz Oracle SJ Honduran

$7,500
Gorgeous Oracle SJ from Canadian builder Sheldon Schwartz just into the shop! The back and sides are Honduran Rosewood, and the top is Sitka Spruce. Aside from the creative touches (beveled cutaway, carbon reinforced X brace, offset soundholes), we're sure you'll be captivated by this guitar's responsiveness for delicate fingerstyle work. It's got a huge voice, with eons of sparkle and depth, yet...
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Coppersound Pedals Daedalus Dual Reverb

$199
We're excited to welcome Coppersound Pedals to The Music Emporium! Based in Easton, Massachusetts, the team at Coppersound Pedals have developed several very well designed pedals that we think will appeal to electric players seeking versatile, great sounding, easy-to-dial-in pedals. The first pedal on offer is the plate reverb-voiced Daedalus Dual Reverb. The pedalboard friendly design of the...
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1961 Fender® Stratocaster®

$15,000
In on consignment, we have this wonderful, sunburst 1961 Fender Stratocaster. A two-owner guitar, this excellent condition example was reported to have been refinished by Fender in 1965. The finish remains in incredible shape with only a few light scratches and the occasional indentation scattered across the body. This is a fantastic playing guitar that has a great feel. Tones? Glorious. The...
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Collings MT2 Quilted Maple

$3,635
Killer Collings MT2 mandolin, beautifully upgraded with a one-piece quilted maple back! The voice is powerful, warm and deep -- trademark Collings clarity and zing, which makes it a wonderful instrument for playing fiddle tunes. Plenty of chop power to hold down the backbeat in a bluegrass setting, and worksmanship that's unrivaled in this price point (heck, unrivaled in any price point). Priced...
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Martin OM-28 Authentic 1931

$6,899
Martin OM-28 Authentics are here! Well, technically, it's the OM-28 Authentic 1931 model, which features their new VTS torrefied Adirondack Spruce top and bracing. Martin's new "Vintage Gloss" finish is a highlight too--featuring a significantly less glossy lustre, yet nowhere near a satiny texture. In short--it's a great idea in the name of the vintage-inspired aesthetic of the Authentic series,...
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2014 Collings 0003G Cutaway

$4,500
Just in on trade! This Collings 0003 is nicely upgraded with a German Spruce top and a cutaway, which makes for a rich-sounding and easy playing fingerstyle guitar. It's certainly got the headroom to be flatpicked as well, and rings like a bell all the way up the neck. Very minor shirt button wear to the back, and a couple small scratches on the top. Otherwise, excellent overall condition and...
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Koll Junior Glide

$2,895
"At Koll, we see guitar making as an ongoing conversation between builders and players and we use that feedback to continue to improve our designs and approach. Our clients include David Torn, Elliot Sharp, Bill Frisell, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Henry Kaiser, Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse), Peter Holmstrom (Dandy Warhols), Hershel Yatovitz (Chris Isaak), Kenny Greenberg (Kenny Chesney), and many...
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Koll Junior Glide

$2,895
"At Koll, we see guitar making as an ongoing conversation between builders and players and we use that feedback to continue to improve our designs and approach. Our clients include David Torn, Elliot Sharp, Bill Frisell, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Henry Kaiser, Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse), Peter Holmstrom (Dandy Warhols), Hershel Yatovitz (Chris Isaak), Kenny Greenberg (Kenny Chesney), and many...
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2014 Collings SJ German Varnish Short Scale

$4,700
Huge-sounding Collings SJ just in on trade! The SJ is a too-often overlooked model in the Collings lineup -- it's an extremely versatile guitar, which is well-suited to heavy strumming, fingerpicking (whether bluesy or delicate) and vocal accompaniment. This 2014 model is gently used and remains in near-mint condition. It's nicely upgraded with a European Spruce top, Collings' thin varnish...
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Santa Cruz OM-42 Adirondack& Brazilian Custom

$18,840
This custom Santa Cruz Brazilian Rosewood OM has been well over a year in the making ~ and it's been worth every minute. The pictures will tell the story of this guitar's stunning looks and craftsmanship, so let's focus on what really matters: tone. This is simply an incredible-sounding instrument, one that's remarkably lightweight for a Brazilian OM. The voice has an incredible mix of pure,...
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2016 Suhr Custom T 24

$6,500
When the folks at Suhr set out to make a show-stopper guitar, they do not disappoint! This 2016, indistinguishable-from-new Custom T 24 is a stunning instrument in every regard. Like all Suhr guitars, the build quality, feel, and tones are off the charts great - these guitars simply play themselves and are impeccably setup from the factory. A limited run of guitars, this Custom T 24 sports a...
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2010 GILCHRIST F4 Jr.

$13,000
Gilchrist F4 Jr. in next-to-unplayed condition just into the shop! There's one small indentation near the soundhole, but otherwise the mandolin shines like new. Meticulously well made, with the gorgeous, singing sound that has a made Gilchrist mandolins the envy of many pickers worldwide. Priced with its original "Robin's Egg Blue" Calton Case, which still contains the original unused Gilchrist...
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DEERING Golden Era

$3,849
Deering's "Golden Era" 5-string represents one of the builder's high-end options in the pre-war replica department. Ideally suited for bluegrass players who desire the thunderous midrange crackle, brilliant note separation and deeper bass of an old Mastertone, the Golden Era features a deeper air chamber and specially tapered resonator sides to increase volume and projection while retaining that...
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DEERING Sierra Maple

$2,289
A perennial favorite, the Sierra banjo boasts the new Deering ’06 tone ring noted for a full, round, rich, dimensional bell bronze tone with great note distinction and sustain. With the maple Sierra you will find a dynamic brightness, sparkle, clarity of tone, increased sustain, and power that is the gold standard in the world of bluegrass. The Sierra peghead inlay proudly bears the Deering...
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Bourgeois D Fully Torrefied Aged Tone Mahogany

$6,340
If you've been waiting for your monster Bourgeois bluegrass guitar to arrive, hurry on in or give us a call! This fully torrefied Mahogany dreadnought features a baked Adirondack Spruce soundboard, and incorporated torrefied back, sides, neck and braces for the lightest, driest sounding guitar you're likely to find that wasn't made in the 1930's. Hide Glue construction and the Bourgeois "Aged...
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1997 Guild® Artist Award™

$5,500
Just in on consignment...a beautiful 1997 Guild Artist Award archtop. Made by Guild's top luthiers at the old Westerly, RI factory, these models represented a very high level of craftsmanship at a price point that working pros can afford. It is indeed a fantastic guitar with fit and finish typically found on more deluxe models: 9-ply bindings, triple-bound F holes, inner bindings on the rich...
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Martin 00-18 Authentic 1931 VTS

$5,959
The new Martin 00-18 Authentic is in stock! This is a wonderfully built little guitar -- light as air, hugely resonant and deep-sounding beyond belief. Featuring a torrefied Adirondack Spruce top, solid Mahogany back & sides and all-hide-glue construction, the 00-18 Authentic has the ability to pack a punch as a small-bodied flatpicking guitar and sound sweet and airy as a fingerpicker. A...
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1928 Martin 00-21

$7,800
Lovely-sounding 1928 Martin 00-21 just into the shop! This guitar is original but for its replacement bridge (by New Hampshire's Jack O'Brien), and it's crack-free. The original bridgeplate is still intact, but exhibits two plugged holes from a previously bolted-on bridge (hence the current replacement). The guitar plays very well, whether flatpicked or fingerpicked, and has a gorgeous, woody...
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Martin CS-OM True North Limited Edition

$10,129
Limited to only 50 instruments, the Martin CS-OM True North features highly figured Koa back and sides and an Adirondack Spruce soundboard which produce a lush yet well-balanced tone. The guitar's back features a spectacular compass design inlaid with flamed jarrah, Claro walnut, waterfall Bubinga and Paua pearl. The ebony headstock veneer is inlaid with the True North design as well (solid...
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Taylor 320e

$1,699
Dreadnought lovers in search of a potent picking partner will likely find themselves drawn to the strong, clear sounds of the mahogany-topped 320e. The sapele back and sides share many of mahogany’s tonal and visual properties, and the mahogany top promises a strong, clear response to players with a driving attack, especially in the upper midrange. The non-cutaway design and understated...
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ASHER Marc Ford Signature

$3,600
We're really excited to have our first Marc Ford Signature Asher in the shop! What an amazingly cool, soulful, tone-filled guitar! Vaguely reminiscent of the Burns Bison visually, this guitar is Marc's vision of a Gibson Jr. / Stratocaster hybrid, with Bill Asher's brilliant guitar making and design skills to make it so. One-piece mahogany body, P90s, long-scale, tremolo, and tone-styler. The...
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Taylor K26CE Koa

$4,399
Hawaiian koa’s captivating beauty is matched by a tone that blossoms over time, especially in the midrange. Its voice is bright and focused, with warm overtones that slowly emerge, adding sweetness and depth. Premium all-wood appointments, led by the Island Vine fretboard inlay, celebrate the wood’s natural appeal. Priced with hard case from Taylor! Full Details Hawaiian Koa top, back &...
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Collings OM3 Honduran Rosewood/ Adirondack Spruce Cutaway

$7,310
As part of Collings' expanding tonewood roster, they're offering a limited number of Honduran Rosewood instruments. We jumped at the chance to order a great Honduran fingerstyle guitar and see how it stacks up to Brazilian. The verdict? It's right there with it. This OM3 Adirondack generates symphonic overtones, yet it has a woody, clean sound that lacks the sometimes 'metallic' fundamental of a...
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Collings MT2 Mandola

$3,870
Collings' mandolins are impeccable, with incredible consistency in workmanship and tone. They've carried this same perfection into their Mandolas, and this certainly does not disappoint. It's loud and rich, with a big throaty tone that is very well-balanced. The sunburst is perfect and the maple beautifully figured. You'll be hard pressed to find a new mandola finer than this! Priced with...
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Collings MF Deluxe

$5,400
Ultra-sleek looking Collings MF Deluxe mandolin, with black top finish. This beast has a powerful sound to match its appearance, possessed of the woody, crisp chop and single-note articulation a Collings mandolin is prized for. Perfect setup and playability -- a rock-solid bluegrass mandolin that'll stand out from the crowd in any jam. Priced with hard case. Media sample reflects a previously...
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1966 Fender® Mustang®

$2,100
The Fender Mustang. Players as diverse as Andrian Belew, Kurt Cobain, and Norah Jones (to name only a few) have called on Fender's short-scale "student model" due to its cool looks, interesting tones, and ease of play. This all original 1966 Mustang is in excellent condition with only some weather checking and a few dings here and there to give away its age. The neck is currently set up with a...
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Collings Eastside Jazz LC

$4,950
TME is happy to be stocking the Collings Eastside Jazz LC; this one in their sumptuous Merlot finish. The Eastside Jazz LC is a new model for Collings, bringing the contours and playability of their sought after CL Jazz into the laminate realm -- the laminate construction will strongly benefit plays accustomed to higher stage volumes and hotter amps. The body is completely hollow and features a...
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Collings D2HG German

$4,200
The D2H from Collings Guitars is the world's premiere boutique dreadnought, with unmatched material grade and tonal excellence. We are always fond of German Spruce as a top wood -- it has plenty of headroom without feeling overly strident or stiff. The perfect dread when a colorful, powerful sound that sits well in any mix is at the top of your wish list. Priced with hard case! Full...
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