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Joe Pass Emperor II

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Joe Pass was known as the “president of bebop guitar.” Raised near Jamestown, Pennsylvania, as a teenager Joe headed for New York City where his inventive, fluid lines, advanced harmonic knowledge, and seemingly endless well of melodic ideas were immediately recognized. Perhaps Pass’ best work was for Norman Granz’ Pablo label, based in Los Angeles. During his career, Joe recorded with a Who’s Who of jazz greats including Les McCaan, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, and Milt Jackson.

Brand: Epiphone
Model: Joe Pass Emperor II
Type: Semi-hollowbody
Finish Color: Natural
Weight: 6.52 lbs.
Top Wood: Spruce
Body Wood: Maple
Neck Wood: Maple
Neck Shape: SlimTaper (.830 1st - .860 12th)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid Blocks
Scale Length: 24.75”
Width at Nut: 1.68"
Binding: On Body and Fingerboard
Pickups: Alnico Classic™ Humbuckers
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Toggle
Hardware : Gold
Bridge: Floating Rosewood
Tailpiece: Vintage Style Scroll Trapeze