Epi's Classic Jazz Box is Back!
Since 1931, the Epiphone Broadway hollowbody electric guitar has been eliciting gasps of wonder from audiences far and wide. It all dates back to Epi Stathopoulo's unwavering aesthetic philosophy. Simply put, that legendary guitar maker firmly believed a guitar should be a work of art whose place was onstage and in the hands of a passionate performer. One look at the Broadway archtop's gorgeous spruce-toped maple body adorned with gold hardware and elegant abalone inlays, and you'll understand what he meant. And when you take the stage with this timeless jazz box, you'll know for sure that the Epiphone Broadway's beauty is far from superficial.
Epiphone Broadway Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar at a Glance:
- This jumbo jazz box lives on as the king of the archtops
- Vintage-style electronics deliver the treasured tone of the big band era
- Gussied up in gold and adorned with the choicest appointments
For over 80 years, Epiphone has reigned proudly as the king of the classic archtop, and instruments such as their Broadway hollowbody electric guitar have been the stuff of legend for generations. Back when Epi Stathopoulo first produced this remarkable guitar, amplification techniques were still in their formative, so it's larger-than-average body was considered something of a necessity to achieve the acoustic projection that bolstered its electric voice. Today, the extra resonance this jumbo jazz box gives you helps to draw out a whole extra range of tone, which is why modern artists such as Nick Colionne continue to swear by this magnificent instrument.Vintage-style electronics deliver the treasured tone of the big band era
Although the natural acoustic projection of the Epiphone Broadway hollowbody guitar is nothing short of impressive, you're still going to play plugged in whenever you take the stage. That's when you'll hear the magic of its vintage-style electronics in action. Epiphone loaded this iteration of the Broadway with a special pair of Alnico Classic humbuckers, each with its own volume and tone knob. This gives you a simply massive range of tone, perfect for buttery jazz leads and liquid rhythm chording alike.Gussied up in gold and adorned with the choicest appointments
From its authentic Frequensator split-trapeze tailpiece to its set of 16:1 Grover tuning machines, Epiphone decked out this Broadway archtop guitar in a full complement of glitzy gold hardware. As soon as the stage lights get a taste of these appointments, you can bet your audience will take note. Bet all that glitters on this fabulous guitar isn't gold... there's also the traditional pearloid and abalone block and triangle fret markers plus the matching Tree of Life headstock inlays as well. Top it off with a tortoise-shell-style floating pickguard with a metal Epiphone E inset, and and there's no denying that this Broadway guitar is a real looker.Epiphone Broadway Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar Features:
- A magnificent jumbo archtop electric guitar with roots running back to 1931, deep in the heart of the big band jazz age
- Hollowbody design with maple back and sides and spruce top delivers bright and balanced tone with plenty of natural acoustic projection
- Two Alnico Classic Humbuckers, each with their own volume and tone controls provide a massive range of vintage jazz box tone
- Gold hardware, pearloid and abalone inlays, and tortoise-shell-style pickguard with metal E bolster the natural beauty of this instrument
- Authentic Frequensator split trapeze tailpiece, floating rosewood bridge, and 16:1 Grover tuning machines ensure smooth action and tuning stability