The Alvarez Acoustic Guitar AF30 is a great starting point for anyone entering into the world of steel string acoustic guitar! With a solid Spruce top you know the Alvarez Acoustic Guitar AF30 is going to sound great and last forever and a day!! Artist Series is now “The Award Winning Artist Series” – winning competitions and receiving rave reviews in the States, Europe and around the world. It’s a truly designed line of guitars that stands tall and sounds sweet in the solid top guitar market. Hand selected solid tops; forward shifted scalloped bracing, awesome tone and player experience.