Alvarez AP66ESHB Artist 66 Parlor Acoustic-Electric Guitar – Shadowburst



Alvarez Artist 66E Parlor Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:

  • Gloss-finished mahogany top delivers premium tone with strong clarity and focus
  • Mahogany back and sides with a satin finish add richness, sustain, and powerful midrange
  • Slim parlor body — extremely portable and comfortable, great for fingerstyle and players with small hands!
  • FST bracing carved from spruce gets more volume and projection from this little guitar
  • Smooth fingerboard with 21 frets made from hardwood Indian laurel
  • Authentic bone nut and saddle enhances string response, tone, and sustain
  • Mahogany neck with hybrid soft “V” to “C” shape for maximum playability up and down the neck
  • Crafted dovetail neck joint enhances tone and vibrational transfer from strings to body
  • LR Baggs StagePro Element electronics for rich amplified tone
  • Element system includes an onboard tuner and 3-band EQ for wide tone-shaping capabilities
  • Hardwood bridge crafted from Indian laurel
  • Alvarez tuners with precision 15:1 ratio ensure fast tuning and strong stability

We can order this product for you from the factory as soon as you request stock.

About Alvarez AP66ESHB Artist 66 Parlor Acoustic-Electric Guitar – Shadowburst:

Acoustic-electric Guitar with Mahogany Top, Back, Sides, and Neck, and Indian Laurel Fingerboard – Shadowburst

Get Your Kicks with the Alvarez Parlor 66!

The Alvarez Artist 66E Parlor Acoustic-electric Guitar is a high-value, sweet-singing acoustic that’s entry-level in price only! Like all of Alvarez’s Artist series, the Artist 66 gifts players comfortable playing with stylish looks that keep your guitar journey engaging and fun. This Artist 66E features a slim parlor body that’s perfect for fingerstyle, folk, or simply taking with you for playing on-the-go. This guitar may be small, but it’s incredibly articulate thanks to a top, back, and sides crafted from rich African mahogany that delivers focused tone and limitless warmth. Musiekwereld players love the Artist 66E’s sound, but especially appreciate its comfortable feel and durable hardware. Player-friendly features include chrome Alvarez tuning machines, a premium bone nut and saddle, spruce bracing, LR Baggs electronics, and a comfortable mahogany neck with a hybrid “V” to “C” shape for incredible playability up and down the neck. If you’re searching for a hardworking acoustic guitar built by discerning hands, then the Alvarez Artist 66E Parlor deserves a spot on your radar ASAP!

Crafted from mighty mahogany

The Alvarez Artist 66E proves a parlor guitar doesn’t have to sound puny. The mahogany top, back, and sides yield distinct, slightly vintage tone with a tight focus, pronounced midrange, and balanced treble and bass. Cuts are selected for quality, then seasoned to perfection, and treated to a gloss finish for a premium vibe with a glass-like shine that’s made to last. To enhance its tone, the Artist 66E Parlor’s sound chamber also features additional sound bracing crafted from spruce; this bracing bolsters the guitar’s projection and shapes lows, mids, and highs until they sing in sweet unison. With tonewoods like these, you’ll be ready to practice, perform, and play with confidence that your instrument is cheering you on, never holding you back.

Comfortable design from the neck down

The Artist 66E Parlor is comfortable from the neck down with design features that ensure comfortable performance from start to finish. Great tonewoods mean little if they aren’t comfortable, and that’s why the Artist 66E Parlor features a premium neck crafted from hardwood mahogany. Not only is mahogany a favored tonewood in the acoustic world, but this neck is also further enhanced with a hybrid soft “V” to “C” shape. Alvarez carefully developed this blended neck profile that gives you ideal anchor space in any position. Toward the headstock, the “V” shape yields a better grip for 6-string open and barre chords; further up, the “C” shape gives hands more room for expression and thinking outside the box.

LR Baggs electronics

Onboard LR Baggs StagePro Element electronics ensure rich acoustic tone even when amplified. Alvarez has an excellent relationship with the LR Baggs team and chose Element electronics based on their reliability, ease of use, and, of course, tone. Unlike traditional acoustic pickups, the Element preamp delivers a more authentic acoustic tone by mirroring the soundboard’s actual movements and vibrations. Plus, it includes an onboard tuner and a 3-band EQ for endless tone-sculpting potential.

Hardware details that make a difference

This guitar spares no detail even when it comes to the small things. A plethora of premium onboard hardware ensures this guitar is both beautiful and rugged so you can rely on it for years to come. A true bone nut and saddle maximize the vibrational transfer from strings to body and ensure you’re getting the purest tone possible out of the 66E’s body and top.


  • String Type:Steel
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Body Shape:Parlor
  • Back & Sides Wood:African Mahogany
  • Top Wood:Solid African Mahogany
  • Finish:Gloss
  • Color:Shadowburst
  • Body Bracing:FS6 Forward Shifted
  • Binding:ABS
  • Neck Wood:Mahogany
  • Neck Shape:Soft V to C
  • Radius:14.96″
  • Fingerboard Material:Indian Laurel
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Mother-of-pearl Design at 12th fret
  • Number of Frets:18
  • Scale Length:24″
  • Nut Width:1.75″
  • Nut/Saddle Material:Bone/Bone
  • Bridge Material:Indian Laurel
  • Tuning Machines:Alvarez
  • Electronics:LR Baggs StagePro EQ with Element Pickup
  • Strings:D’Addario, .012-.053
  • Manufacturer Part Number:AP66ESHB