A bass bound for glory.
Deep, articulate tone and classic semi-hollowbody style are the hallmarks of the Epiphone Jack Casady
Signature Bass. The maple body, mahogany center block, set maple neck, and rosewood fretboard conspire to create a sweet-playing
bass you won't want to put down. Has a single low-impedance JCB-1 humbucker with VariTone control, as well as traditional
volume and tone knobs. Pearloid trapezoid fingerboard inlays, body binding, and Jack's signature across the headstock set
Jack Casady, electric rock bass player extraordinaire, worked closely with Gibson and Epiphone to create
this tasty signature model. It's a long-scale, hollowbody electric bass constructed loosely around his vintage 1972 Gibson
Les Paul Signature bass, discovered in a New York instrument shop in the mid '80s. Starting from there, Jack spent a lot of
energy working with a pickup designer from Epiphone putting together a new humbucker to reside in his signature model. Together
they nailed down a passive pickup and control section that delivered tone so pure and natural it'll give you goose bumps.
The pickup is a special low-impedance model (the JCB-1), which produces a bass sound high impedance pickups and active electronics
The controls - a volume, tone, and versatile VariTone knob - produce enough variation for any situation.
The bass has a unique and high-quality transformer with a 3-way impedance selector which eliminates the need for active circuitry
while giving the low-impedance signal from the pickup a boost. The pickup impedance selector (VariTone) allows for sounds
from clear and clean with acoustic vibe to deep, round, and growling rock authority.
The body construction is unique,
too. It's not a true semi-hollow or hollow body, but a hybrid that combines the best from both designs. Under the bridge is
a mahogany center block that adds sustain and helps to fight feedback. This construction allows the top to vibrate freely,
giving the bass guitar a more natural, woody tone.
The Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass is as unique as Jack, with
a vibe, tone, and innovative features all its own.
Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass Guitar Features:
- Maple body
- Mahogany block under bridge
- Set maple neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- Low-impedance JCB-1 humbucker
- VariTone control
- Volume and tone knobs
- Pearloid trapezoid inlays
- Body binding
- Jack Casady headstock signature
This is the one—there's no other like it and no denying it—you need it. Click
or call and get yours today.