Warr Guitar

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Trey Gunn playing a Warr Guitar at Tampere Jazz Happening 2005


The Warr guitar is an American-made "touch" guitar, a type of instrument that combines both bass and melodic strings on a single fretboard. It is related to the Chapman Stick, another touch-style instrument. The Warr Guitar is designed for either two-handed tapping or strumming. Warr Guitars have between seven and 14 strings.[1]

Perhaps the best known Warr Guitar player is Trey Gunn, formerly of the progressive rock band King Crimson.


  1. ^ "Gunning for Warr". Premier Guitars. 2008-04-14. 

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