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Fender Jazzmaster

Fender Jazzmaster

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Overview

Fender announced the Jazzmaster at the 1958 NAMM show as a high-end jazz guitar with an array of innovative features and sleek sports-car inspired curves. Though the model never really caught on with jazz players, it was quickly embraced by surf rock players due to its unique floating tremolo system and mellower sounding pickups. Later, the Jazzmaster would find new life as an iconic instrument for a range of indie rock players.

Years of Production:
 1958 - 1980

Unique to this Era: Changes brought about with CBS purchase of Fender start to creep in by end of 1964 including change to plastic pickguard, switch from clay to pearloid inlays, and change in headstock decal.

Body Style: Offset solidbody 

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck with veneer Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Bolt-on neck, dot inlays, 2 single-coil soapbox pickups, 3-way pickup selector, 25 1/2-inch scale length, treble and bass roll knobs, floating tremolo system, lead/rhythm circuit switch

Finish Specifications: Sunburst was the standard finish for the Jazzmaster in 1958. Rarer colors are more prized by collectable. 

Notable Players:  J Mascis, Elvis Costello, Lee Ranaldo, Kevin Shields

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Jazzmaster
Finish
  • Black
  • Blonde
  • Burgundy Mist
  • Burgundy Mist with Matching Headstock
  • Candy Apple Red
  • Candy Apple Red with Matching Headstock
  • Dakota Red with Matching Headstock
  • Fiesta Red
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • Lake Placid Blue with Matching Headstock
  • Olympic White
  • Olympic White with Matching Headstock
  • Sherwood Green with Matching Headstock
  • Shoreline Gold
  • Shoreline Gold with Matching Headstock
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1965
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Color Family
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Gold
  • Green
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Sunburst
  • White
  • Yellow
Finish Features
  • Matching Headstock
Finish Style
  • Gloss
  • Metallic
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
  • Fender Jazzmaster
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Yes
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Product Family
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Series
  • Fender Vintage CBS Era

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