The Alvarez Acoustic Guitar AD30CE is a great starting point for anyone entering into the world of steel string acoustic guitar! Plug in and play to a stadium or just yourself in your bedroom, this will do it all!! With a solid Spruce top you know the Alvarez Acoustic Guitar AD30CE is going to sound great and last forever and a day!! Hand selected solid tops; forward shifted scalloped bracing, awesome tone and player experience. The term "solid top" of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated.