NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vision Musical Instruments, LLC (VMI) www.visionmusical.com distributor of exceptional, high-quality lines of string, brass and woodwind instruments, has been chosen as the exclusive U.S. distributor for Merida Extrema Classical and Acoustic guitars. The handmade, solid wood guitars combine old world craftsmanship with modern innovation that will delight even the most discerning aficionado.
The Merida Extrema line of Classical and Acoustic guitars will debut at the 2012 Summer National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in Nashville, July 12-14, booth #437. Merida Extrema guitars will be available at fine retailers nationwide through an elite dealer network. Please call 855.205.4911 to learn more. The guitars are available on a limited basis from $399 MSRP to $2,200 MSRP.
VMI owner, Michael Spremulli, was introduced to the Merida line of guitars while traveling through Europe. “I was impressed by the warm, rich tones and unique artisan feel of the instrument, as well as unsurpassed attention to detail not available at this price point until now.” He added, “The line has been available on a limited basis for a decade overseas, so we are thrilled to debut these beautiful guitars to musicians in this country.”
These meticulously crafted instruments were inspired by the historical Roman village of Merida in the area of Extremadura in Spain near Andalusia, the birthplace of the guitar. The famous Puente Romano Bridge was the inspiration for the sound bracings. The guitars feature the TwoWoodtoneBridge®, the ultimate sound connection between the strings and the solid wood top. Each guitar in each of the four individual lines is constructed of solid hardwoods and feature D’Addario Phosphor Bronze strings, and Savarez Nylon Strings, Graph Tech Tusq XL nut and saddle, Fishman Electronics and Grover Tuners.
“We selected Vision Musical Instruments as we share similar philosophies and principles,” said the manufacturer. “We will never sacrifice quality for quantity.” The Merida Extrema guitars are produced by hand by dedicated luthiers at a highly esteemed, family owned manufacturing company.
Vision Musical Instruments, a Norwalk, Connecticut-based distributor, offers exceptional, high-quality musical instruments with uncompromising value and service. Spremulli travels the globe in search of the finest and most innovative instruments, continuing a 33-year family legacy of musical knowledge and passion for craftsmanship.