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New Fender American Ultra Series Introducing State-Of-The-Art Engineering

New Fender American Ultra Series Introducing State-Of-The-Art Engineering

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) introduces the American Ultra Series, the most-advanced modern guitar from Fender. An evolution of American Elite (Fender’s premier electric series that launched in January 2016)  – the Ultra Series boasts all-new modern features, state-of-the-art craftsmanship and nuanced design. Luxurious, sleek and cutting-edge, this series sets a new industry standard for precision, performance and feel with Ultra Noiseless pickups and Fender’s fastest-playing necks. Created for a wide range of today’s highly-skilled modern artists, session and working

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Fender Celebrates 60 Years of Jazzmaster Innovation

Fender Celebrates 60 Years of Jazzmaster Innovation

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the 60th anniversary celebration of Fender’s most creative and expressive model: the Jazzmaster. A hero of the underground, the Jazzmaster has been adopted by generations of artists looking for unique sonic qualities and combinations, unlocking genre defying sound that lives on today within music and culture.   In 1958, Fender introduced the Jazzmaster as the top-of-the-line electric guitar for jazz musicians; later the sound and easily modifiable style attracted counterculture and misfit players, including aficionados of surf guitar

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SOLD! 1994 Fender Jazzmaster White Made In Japan

SOLD! 1994 Fender Jazzmaster White Made In Japan

The Fender Jazzmaster appeared in 1958 as the top of the line and was aimed at jazz guitarists. This MIJ example from 1994 is in excellent condition.

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1959 Fender Jazzmaster Sunburst Refinish SOLD

1959 Fender Jazzmaster Sunburst Refinish  SOLD

In the late 1950’s, Fender sought to widen their market appeal to ‘serious’ guitarists, and the Fender Jazzmaster and later the Jaguar were the result.

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2012 Fender Thurston Moore Jazzmaster (SOLD)

2012 Fender Thurston Moore Jazzmaster (SOLD)

Introduced in 2009 as a Sonic Youth signature guitar, the Fender Thurston Moore Jazzmaster signature model is a stripped down version of the Jazzmaster.

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1966 Fender Jazzmaster, Olympic White (SOLD)

1966 Fender Jazzmaster, Olympic White (SOLD)

As with a suspicious number of other highly influential instruments, the Fender Jazzmaster made its first appearance at the 1958 Winter Namm show in Anaheim, California. and was intended to give jazz guitar players an alternative to hollowbody models,

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