Marzio Scholten (Granollers, Spain, June 17th, 1982) is regarded as one of the leading modern jazz guitarists and composers of the Netherlands and beyond. His Marzio Scholten Group is a household name in the Dutch modern jazz scene. Scholten has played internationally on several important stages and festivals with his ‘Marzio Scholten Quartet' and his 'Marzio Scholten Group'. A few examples are: North Sea Jazz Festival, Bimhuis, Vredenburg, Royal Theatre Carré and The Hague Jazz. So far his international tours have led him to the United States, Spain, Mexico, Germany, Greece, Cyprus and Kosovo.

In a close cooperation Marzio Scholten and Frans Elferink developed a thin line double cutaway archtop with the tonal characteristics of Elferink his hollow body solid hand carved archtops. A large internal neckblock combined with the15 inch body size and 2,5 inch body depth makes this instrument very easy to handle and maintaining control at any volume. This Marzio Scholten signature model comes with all handcarved premium tonewoods, deluxe Schaller tuners and a Lolar humbucker for 3600 euro including Hiscox case.
Model Marzio Scholten
Body width 38cm (15") measured across lower bout
Body depth 55mm
Scale 63,5cm (25")
Neck width at nut 43mm
Nut material graphtech black
Neck thickness Hals
Top Hand carved solid sitka spruce
Top bracing patern X
Back Flamed maple
Rims Flamed maple
Neck Flamed maple
Fingerboard Ebony
Number of frets 21
Fretwire Dunlop 6130 (medium high/Les Paul)
Tailpiece Pickguard Ebony
Headstock Ebony
Adjustable Bridge Ebony with black thumbwheels
Binding top and back Black with wooden purfling
Binding fingerboard Black with wooden purfling
Binding "F" holes none
Binding headstock Black with wooden purfling
Binding pickguard none
Inlays None (head stock inlay with initials engraved on request without extra cost)
Tuners Schaller mini (black)
Pickup Lollar Humbucker
Controls Volume and tone controls into the top
Jack Located at the rims of the guitar (black jack plate)
Color Violin brown
Case Hiscox
Retail Price €3600,- (including Taxes)