Kim Schwartz (KLS)

product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • classical guitars
  • electric guitars


Kim Leland Schwartz (KLS guitars) began repairing and building guitars as a teenager and went on to become one of Chicago's top luthiers. He was best known for his acoustic, archtop and classical guitars but also made electrics under the KLS brand. He has since relocated to Albuquerque,New Mexico. where he is a yoga instructor and no longer makes guitars.


Kim Schwartz Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US