Eastman Guitars Introduces Much-Refined DM1 Gypsy Jazz Guitar



January 26, 2018

Contact: Dan Skatvold




Eastman Guitars Introduces Much-Refined DM1 Gypsy Jazz Guitar

The DM1 delivers on Eastman’s commitment to honoring the tradition of both construction and sound


Pomona, CA, January 26, 2018 - After years of intensive development, Eastman is unveiling the DM1, an authentic gypsy jazz guitar in sound, look, and feel. “We took 2 years to make the best representation of the quintessential gypsy jazz guitar with Eastman Guitars’ signature craftsmanship hand built into the DM1” says Otto D’Ambrosio, Eastman Master Luthier and Designer.


DM1 Features:

  • Body Top:         Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back/Sides:       Rosewood Laminate
  • Neck Material:  Maple
  • Fingerboard:    Ebony
  • Nut:                 Bone 1 ¾ String Guide
  • Scale Length:    670mm
  • Tailpiece:         Traditional Gypsy Style
  • Finish:              Open Pore
  • Tuners:             Gotoh SEP780
  • Case:                Hardshell Case
  • Color Option:   Classic & Traditional
  • MSRP:              $1,250/ €1,250/ GBP1,099


International Gypsy Jazz Artist Doug Martin who played the largest role in the design and refinement of the DM1 says, “After carefully studying the design and construction of these guitars over the last couple years and after decades of playing them, I am extremely excited for Eastman to offer one of our own. Though this is just the first gypsy guitar from Eastman, this is just the beginning of great things to come to the world of gypsy swing from Eastman!”


For more information on the Eastman DM1 please go to www.eastmanguitars.com/dm1.