The Ibanez Steve Vai JEMJRSP Jem Junior Special Electric Guitar offers an affordable tour-ready model that plays beautifully and sounds incredible. Boasting unique features - including the instantly recognisable Monkey Grip and ornate Tree of Life inlay -, the Jem Junior Special adheres to the same high standards that we've come to expect from a model that is part of the Jem family.
Comfortable and lightweight body
The Jem Junior Special is shaped to a deep double-cutaway profile, which is accompanied by sleek contours and smooth curves that allows the body to rest snugly against yours during performances. Built using mahogany, the body generates a confident energy that infuses the guitar's tone with a rich, resounding output. From stirring low-mids to searing highs across a wide dynamic range, the Jem Junior Special is a force to be reckoned with.
Known for their unabashed visual aesthetic, Jem models have taken in all the colours of the rainbow. This one is particular comes in an eye-catching finish, which is paired with a cosmo black pickguard to offer protection against unwanted nicks and scrapes.
Solid and responsive neck
Joined to the body is a slender yet sturdy maple neck, which benefits from Ibanez' many years of neck building expertise. Shaped to the Wizard III profile, your fretting hand can slide easily along the neck in the utmost comfort, whilst the generous 25.5-inch scale length optimises string tension and playability. Paired with the neck is a sumptuous jatoba fingerboard, which is home to 24 frets that are adorned with the elaborate "Tree of Life" position inlay pattern to guide your way in style. The 400mm fingerboard radius allows you to execute seamless string bends and intricate technique comfortably.
From deftly picked clean notes to scorching leads delivered at unfathomable speed, Steve Vai is the epitome of versatility and fearless creativity. With this in mind, the Jem Junior Special is equipped with a trio of pickups in a humbucker/single-coil/humbucker (HSH) configuration. The simple yet intuitive control layout includes master volume and tone pots, as well as a five-way pickup selector switch. Everything you need to cruise through performances is at your fingertips.
The body is home to a double-locking tremolo bridge - with accompanying locking nut -, which ensures that once your set your tuning, you can bend and dive to your heart's content, safe in the knowledge that each string will return to its original position in tune and intact.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model JEMJRSP Steve Vai Jem Junior Special Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Jatoba 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: Infinity Humbucker Middle: Infinity Single-Coil Bridge: Infinity 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
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