Ibanez Limited Edition Steve Vai JEM Jr - Yellow
When Ibanez and the legendary Steve Vai come together you know it is the recipe for a special instrument. The Jem Jr is that instrument, featuring Vai's signature 'Monkey grip', a trio of pink Quantum pickups and a stand out Yellow body!
New for 2018, here we have the limited edition Ibanez Steve Vai JEM Jr in Yellow finish....this is not one for you shy and retiring types!
This limited edition Ibanez Jem Jr is unique instrument in a number of ways, as both Vai himself and Ibanez strived to create an guitar that offers joyful playability, impeccable tonality and an overall superb level of craftsmanship. Resembling and sharing the DNA of the modern classic that is the Jem77 model, the JEM Jr represents an opportunity for Ibanez fans to finally own a coveted Jem Series instrument at a more accessible price point.
The first stand out feature of this Vai approved model is the smooth mahogany, strat inspired body profile and its special 'Monkey Grip' party piece for those tricky manoeuvres and intense riffing. It is this very body that gives the Jem Jr the power to punch well above its 'midrange' price tag in terms of performance, Ibanez have picked a combination of dense tonewoods for the ultimate coverage of sonic frequencies.
A guitar designed alongside Steve Vai needs to pass intense testing process to satisfy his need for top playability. Ibanez were only to pleased to oblige. Chosen was a slender Wizard III profile which will enable the player to move up and down the neck a rapid speeds which will suit a variety of tricky techniques Chosen alongside this was a 24 fret fingerboard for further enhancements to feel and playability while also adding that stand out cool look thanks to its large 'Tree of life' inlay which follows the length of the neck while matching the white headstock.
On this guitar electronics wise you will find three Ibanez Quantum pickups for all of the positions inlcuding the neck, middle and bridge offering up almost endless tonal variations and sound colouration. Tweaking and controling these explosive pickups is achieved via a simple master volume and a master tone pot as well as a 5-way pickup selector switch.
- Ltd Ed 2018 model
- Mahogany body
- White finish
- Deep double-cutaway body profile
- Monkey Grip
- Maple neck with Wizard III profile
- 24 jumbo-fret fretboard
- "Tree of Life" inlay
- Standard DL tremolo bridge with cosmo black hardware
- Quantum pickups fitted in neck, middle and bridge positions
- Locking tremolo to enable divebombs and wailing