The Ibanez JEMJR Steve Vai Jem Junior electric guitar in white makes the coveted Jem Series model available to those who can't stretch quite far enough to buy the Jem77P. Though it might carry a lesser price, it is by no means an inferior model. Instead, Ibanez and Vai have worked hard to craft a model that delivers the same joyful playability, impeccable tonality, and superb level of craftsmanship we've come to expect from a Jem.
Adhering to the classic body design - complete with unique "monkey grip" to aid in performing flashy stage manoeuvres -, the effortlessly smooth lines of the Super Strat body profile has been crafted using mahogany. The dense tonewood of the body produces a thunderous amount of energy that gives the Jem Junior a midrange clout that puts it far and above other contenders. Across the tonal spectrum, you'll be pleased to know that all frequency ranges are accounted for in style, making this a unique and remarkable model. Finished in a crisp white, the Jem Junior is sure to command attention before you even pluck a string.
Fitted to the body is a responsive and easy to control standard DL tremolo bridge, enabling you to dive and wail to your heart's content, safe in the knowledge that the bridge will return to original position smoothly and swiftly. The cosmo black hardware is understated, and complements the finish beautifully.
Married to the body is a maple neck, which is shaped to the slender Wizard III profile. Ibanez know a thing or two about crafting necks that are a joy to play, enabling you to tear along at lightning speeds. Paired with the neck is a sumptuous rosewood fingerboard, which is home to 24-frets that are a guitarist's dream. Adorning the fingerboard is a divine "Tree of Life" inlay, which traces the gorgeous white body finish all the way up to the matching headstock.
The Jem Junior is equipped with a trio of Ibanez's Quantum pickups, with one in each of the neck/mid/bridge positions. Between the three pickups you have a universe of tonal exploration ahead of you. Control couldn't be simpler, with a master volume and a master tone pot to shape and sculpt your output, as well as a 5-way pickup selector switch.
The Jem has been turning heads since its introduction over 25 years ago, and with the Ibanez JEMJR Steve Vai Jem Junior electric guitar in white everyone can get their hands on this enigmatic and awesome guitar. Visually stunning, sonically brilliant, tonally diverse, and a joy to play. What more could any guitarist desire?
Manufacturer Ibanez Model JEMJR Steve Vai Jem Junior Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Pickup Configuration HSH Bridge Locking Tremolo Neck Profile Wizard III No. of Frets 24 Position Inlays Tree of Life Active/Passive Passive Bridge/Tailpiece Standard DL Tremolo Pickups Neck: Quantum Humbucker Middle: Quantum Single-Coil Bridge: Quantum Humbucker Controls Master Volume Master Tone Pickup Switching 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup Position 2. Bridge and Centre Pickup Position 3. Centre Pickup Position 4. Neck and Centre Pickup Position 5. Neck Pickup Finish White
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