Camps Guitars was founded in 1945 with the aim of making an instrument adapted to the specific needs of every musician. His founder Juan Camps decided to enroll in guitar manufacturing because of his enthusiasm for music, especially guitars, and wood craftsmanship. Nowadays, his sons Jordi and Javier Camps, who at a very early age already showed great interest for the handcrafted trade working and learning from their father at the firm, manage the firm. Over more than 70 years of experience guarantee their commitment for the craftsmanship and quality of their products. In order to keep the quality and craftsmanship standards, all products are produced in own workshop located in Girona (Spain) and according to traditional methods used for centuries by important Spanish luthiers like Antonio Torres.
The Camps Primera Negra is the counterpart model of the PRIMERA but the back and sides are made from solid rosewood instead of cypress. Since this materials are more rigid and stiff, the Primera Negra has added projection over its Blanca counterpart. Also, although it still has flamenco sound, it can be used for classical as well.
So, for players searching for versatility in his repertoire, this may be a good option. Like the blanca, it has great responsiveness, easy action and very accurate setup.
The luthiers have collaborated with acclaimed flamenco performer and pedagogue Manuel Granados who tests and certifies each instrument before it leaves their premises.