Following the success of his work with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, Epiphone have produced the Jack Casady Signature bass.
Looking for The Holy Grail of Bass Tone
Similarly to the 'ES' semi-hollow electric guitars they produce, the Jack Casady Signature model offers a naturally 'woody' and bright tone that can add a new dimension to your sound. Comes equipped with the VariTone impedance control switch which opens up the sonic possibilities even further.
Unusual Yet WonderfulThis Jack Casady Signature is powered by a single Humbucker pickup for immense tone. Features iconic ES-style cutaways and classic Metallic Gold finish.
The Making of a Legend
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 can't match.
The Jack Casady Signature bass is as unique as Jack, with a vibe, tone, and innovative features all its own, and is covered by Epiphone's Limited Lifetime Warranty (see www.epiphone.com for more details).
- Body Shape: Jack Casady
- Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
- Number of Strings: 4
- Colour: Metallic Gold
- Body Material: Laminated Maple
- Body Finish: Polyurethane
- Neck Material: Mahogany, Set
- Neck Shape: Rounded
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood, 12" Radius
- Fingerboard Inlay: Trapezoid
- Scale Length: 34"
- Number of Frets: 21
- Nut Width: 1.625"
- Bridge/Tailpiece: 3-point Bridge
- Tuners: Traditional
- Number of Pickups: 1
- Middle Pickup: JCB-1 Low-impedance Humbucker
- Controls: 1 x Master Volume, 1 x Master Tone, 1 x 3-Position Tone Switch
- Manufacturer Part Number: EBJCMGCH1
|Pickup Config||1 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||4 string|
|Body Material||maple body|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
September 4, 2019Read Article
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