80 King Street · Route 2A · Littleton MA 01460 · (978) 486-0112 · I495 Exit 79 (Old Exit 30)
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Graduation? Wedding? Birthday?

Give the gift of music - something that can last a lifetime. We have ideas for any budget. Call or stop in!

Taylor 615 jumbo model

Pre-owned Taylor 615 Jumbo

Are you looking for a Taylor with tons of solid tone? Taylor guitars have a well-earned reputation for playability, but new ones tend to be a little bright. This 615, built in 1992, has the tone you're looking for. Its Jumbo size solid maple body and a well-aged Sitka spruce top mean you get both tons of tone and characteristic Taylor clarity.   More >>>

G&L Tribute Fallout in gloss black

Vintage 1965 Fender Jazzmaster

Here's a true vintage beauty: A Fender Jazzmaster from 1965. Originally designed for jazz players, its sound also developed a following among surf and alternative/rock players. Wired completely differently from other Fender models, the two 'soapbar' single-coil pickups can be switched into Lead or Rhythm circuit arrangements.   More >>>

Andrea and Carl

Carl and Andrea
The Minor Chord Owners

We Help You Make Music!

Come to us for quality, value and service. Our prices are competitive with chain music stores and internet dealers, but you get so much more!

We have over 100 models of guitars and basses, including instruments you may not find anywhere else in New England - plus ukuleles, mandolins, banjos, digital pianos, band instruments, amps and more.

We specialize in fine instruments and amps from respected makers including

Customers come from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and even Maine to play our extensive collection. And when you need advice or service, we're here for you.

Three G&L Tribute ASAT guitars

Impressive Mid-Price Electrics

If you play electric, you should know about G&L - the guitar company Leo Fender founded after he famously sold his original business to the suits at CBS back in the 1960s. Leo is gone, but G&L still makes world-class guitars using his designs.

They call their mid-price line "Tribute". Made in Indonesia, these guitars are built with US-made pickups and hardware and are carefully set up in G&L's California workshop - an impressive commitment to quality in this competitive price range.

We currently have these three Tribute ASATs in stock. ('ASAT' was Leo's new name for his Telecaster design.) They are all in the $500 range, including nice padded gig bags. Choose your color!

But wait, there's more... Check out the specs on all our in-stock G&L Tribute guitars and basses here >>>

Martin D-35 guitar

The Martin Dreads Are Here - At Last!

Production at C. F. Martin was backed up months because of pandemic-related work stoppages last summer. Guitars we ordered way back in November are starting to arrive and now we've got instruments even the big Internet guys may not have!

If you've been looking for a Martin guitar, check these out and come in or call right away if you're interested. They won't last!

  • Martin D-35, Martin's extra-special dreadnaught in solid rosewood and Sitka spruce with a three-piece back
    $3,099.00 including hardshell case   More >>>
  • Martin D-28, Martin's flagship dreadnaught in solid rosewood and Sitka spruce
    $2,899.00 including hardshell case   More >>>
  • Martin D-18, another Martin go-to dreadnaught. This model is in solid mahogany and Sitka spruce.
    $2,499.00 including hardshell case SOLD

Larrivee guitar headstock

We Are Now a Larrivée Dealer

We are excited to announce we will soon be stocking Larrivée Guitars! Located in Oxnard California, Larrivée builds quality all-solid-wood guitars in a range of models.

Our first batch of Larrivées will include an L-03 (Larrivée's signature 'roundbody'), a 000-03 in all mahogany, a D-03R deadnaught, a 00-40R small-body, an OM-03R with a gloss-finish bearclaw Sitka top and abalone rosette, and the showpiece of the group - an LV-09 (another Larrivée signature 'roundbody') with a cutaway.

If you want to be one of the first in line to see our Larrivée guitars, just call or send us a message here and we'll let you know as they arrive.

More at the Larrivée web site >>>

Epiphone Dot Deluxe VS

Have a Guitar You Never Play?

We're always interested in your top-condition used guitars and basses. Consign or sell outright for extra cash, or trade towards the guitar of your dreams. Call to speak with Zach or use our Ask Us! page to find out what that instrument in the closet might be worth.

Find out more here >>>

An online lesson in progress

Yes, We Teach Online Lessons

In fact, we teach lots of them! Our teachers are delivering nearly 100 online private lessons each week. Parents thank us for continuing their children's music education despite the pandemic. And adult students are using their free time to work on musical skills.

Want to give online lessons a try? Give us a call or send us a message via our Ask Us! page. Our teachers offer free no-obligation trial lessons, and we'd be happy to walk you through testing your device.

The Minor Chord, Musical InstrumentsDealers, Littleton, MA

Store Hours

Monday 11AM - 7PM
Tuesday 11AM - 7PM
Wednesday 11AM - 7PM
Thursday 11AM - 7PM
Friday 11AM - 7PM
Saturday 9AM - 5PM
Sunday   CLOSED

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Interstate exit sign

We've Been Re-Numbered!

Massachusetts is renumbering all the exits on Interstate 495. We're no longer at Exit 30. We're in the same place, but now our exit is called Exit 79. Watch the signs carefully, don't miss us! (Thankfully, it looks like Google Maps knows about the numbering changes.)

Rusty the dog standing in grass

Ahhh... Summer at last! Make Music!

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Minor Chord Video Library

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