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The GPCPA1 is a guitar on the high-end of the pedigree.  It has a beautiful finish with a bright Sitka spruce top which contrasts beautifully with the grained Indian Rosewood back and sides.

This guitar has a neck with a more parallel taper (than other Martins) which makes for smooth playability up to the high frets.

This Martin has a dynamic acoustic voice and will be ideal for players requiring a wide dynamic range from quiet fingerpicking backdrop to stronger strumming for vocal accompaniment.

The prize of the package is the Fishman F1 Aura pickup, designed exclusively for Martin.  It's a very powerful amplification system which uses recorded sound images (recorded with this guitar) to add realistic microphone-like tone to the pickup.  It also makes for a great recording tool.

The pickup provides individual control over EQ and preset mic models, which provide near limitless variety of high-quality tones.

This guitar would be an excellent choice for anyone more comfortable recording plugged-in than using external microphones.

Watch more Martin guitar reviews in the video below.  This video is courtesy of the official Acoustic Guitar Magazine:

 

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Detailed Martin Guitar Reviews for the Martin GPCPA and other acoustics.  This guitar has good looks, smooth playability and a dynamic voice.
Martin Performing Artist Series GPCPA1 Acoustic-Electric Guitar
Martin GPCPA1
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Martin Performing Artist Series GPCPA1 Acoustic-Electric Guitar