Gibson Songwriter Cutaway Progressive Electro Acoustic, Autumn Burst

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Product Ref: 78231

  • Includes Gibson’s Hardshell Case with Plush-Lined Interior
  • L.R.Baggs Lyric Pickup Deliver Incredibly Natural Acoustic Sounds
  • Spruce and Rosewood Body Produce Powerfully Sparkling Tones
  • G-Force Auto-Tuning System Provide Quick and Easy Tuning
  • Titanium Saddles Offer Easy String Height Adjustment

Gibson Songwriter Cutaway Progressive Electro Acoustic, Autumn Burst


The Gibson Songwriter Cutaway Progressive Electro Acoustic is a hand-built acoustic with modern innovations to complement progressive styles. Constructed with a spruce top, along with a rosewood back and sides, the Songwriter Cutaway delivers a rich mellow tone with a broad dynamic range that accommodates any playing style. Equipped with award winning L.G. Baggs Lyric Electronics, this stunning dreadnought cutaway delivers an excellent acoustic sound reproduction that is perfect for bigger audiences. Additional innovations include Gibson's G FORCE tuners for quick access to standard and alternate tunings, a titanium Tune-o-matic saddle for fast playing string action and easy to adjust string height for progressive guitar techniques. In addition, a slimmed down body depth allows for increased playability and comfort. This high quality guitar also comes with a standard black hardshell case for transport between gigs.

Product Ref: 78231

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Spruce Top, Rosewood Back and Sides

The acoustic has a top made from sitka spruce to deliver a rich mellow tone with a broad dynamic range that accommodates any playing style. The top provides crisp, immediate articulation with a fundamental tonality to give the guitars sound plenty of power that’s direct. The Back and sides are crafted from rosewood to give the guitar a strong, clear presence of tone for a sparkling, sizzling sound. The wood is known to provide a scooped midrange, allowing for strong, pronounced low overtones to be produced to create a dark and complex tone. The rosewood and spruce complement each other to allow the Gibson to retain its clarity, no matter how hard the strings ae hit and offer the classic acoustic sound.

L.G. Baggs Lyric Electronics

Gibson’s Songwriter Cutaway features L.R. Bagg’s popular Element Active System which uses a low-profile undersaddle pickup connected to an onboard class A endpin preamp and a soundhole mounted control panel. The Element Session runs off a 9-volt battery that’s housed in L.R Bagg’s battery bag to keep it secure to prevent any tonal loss. Each component is securely hidden away and designed to ensure the guitar’s tone and projection remains pure. The Element electronics offer an incredible dynamic range that deliver a robust, lively, natural acoustic sound thanks to the sensitivity of the pickup.

G Force Auto-Tuning System

The G-Force is an innovative auto-tuning system that works by a mechanical device secured to the headstock. Each machine head contains a small servo motor that can wind the string up or down. Simply push the on button and strum to see this device in action and perfectly tune your guitar. Not only does the G force tuning system provide standard tunings, it also offers alternate and custom tunings, tuning to instruments that are in tune with themselves but not to concert pitch, adding pitch offsets to individual strings, and tuning with a capo. Powered by a rechargeable battery, the G force system provides up to 100 tunings on one single charge, and also allows for manual tuning.

Ornate Details

As well as delivering the perfect voice, the Songwriter Cutaway Progressive features a beautiful collection of ornate details that boast high quality craftsmanship. Its stunning Autumn Burst finish is hand sprayed for a truly unique appearance, as well as a smooth hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard that maximises wood vibrancy.This stunning fingerboard is also decorated in classic mother of pearl blocks, that tie into the headstock design


Body & Bridge

  • Body Style: Square Shoulder Cutaway
  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Side: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Richlite Belly Up
  • Construction: Compound Dovetail Secured
  • Finish: Autumn Burst

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Round
  • Scale: 25.5”
  • Fingerboard: Richlite
  • Radius: 12”
  • Truss Rod: Single Action
  • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Split Block
  • Frets: 20
  • Nut: Black Tusq
  • Width at Nut: 1.725”

Electronics & Hardware

  • Preamp: L.R. Baggs Lyric
  • Tuners: Gibson G-Force
  • Saddle: Titanium Tune-o-Matic
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black/White
  • Rosette: Traditional
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Strings: Light Gauge .012 - .053
  • Included Case: Gibson Standard Black Hardshell