The Gibson J-45 AG Walnut 2019 comes equipped with a subtly-fitted LR Baggs Element pickup, providing an advanced undersaddle pickup with an unrivaled dynamic range. The Element is designed to mirror the soundboard's actual movement as you play, projecting clear, pure, and natural acoustic tones that the Gibson J-45 AG is known for. At the heart of the Element is a sensor that picks up the guitar's most delicate nuances, allowing you to truly project your individual playing style without losing any of the sound. With this professional quality pickup, the J-45 Standard provides an idyllic set up for the professional performer and singer/songwriter.
With a combination of solid sitka spruce and walnut, the J-45 AG offers a rich, clear sound that will only get better with age and the more it is played. In addition, you can achieve a broad dynamic range with plenty of sustain and clear harmonics with ease. Its premium sitka spruce top generates an incredibly versatile tone with crisp articulation and a broad range of dynamics. Sitka spruce is widely used for guitar tops, offering a powerful and distinctive tone with a versatile response. This allows you to achieve a wide variety of genres and playing styles from country and pop to rock and blues. Additionally, the brightly toned sitka spruce top is accompanied by walnut back and sides, delivers a strong, clear, fundamental. Furthermore, walnut sonically offers a warm, earthy sound with the overtone depth of rosewood and the clarity of mahogany. A unique sound of premium quality - perfect for numerous playing styles.
Constructed from maple, the J-45's neck produces a bright tone with plenty of bite and sustain. Additionally, the J-45's silky smooth action complements the maple neck, allowing you to get creative and play with ease. Although maple is a brightly toned piece of timber, its the mids that tend to have a snappier attack with a punchy, slightly gnarly edge when driven with hard pick attack. Maple also offers excellent clarity when playing light to medium fingerpicking techniques. The maple neck also features an advanced response profile, which has a flatter fingerboard radius, allowing you to achieve string bends with ease - designed to unleash a players true potential. You can also expect superb sustain with a bright attack, as well as great durability from the J-45's richlite fingerboard. Richlite is a scratch, heat, and stain-resistant material that is non-warping and incredibly environmentally friendly. For added aesthetic appeal, the richlite fingerboard has been sprinkled with stunning mother of pearl dot inlays, adding elegance to its already premium appearance.
A round shoulder dreadnought body, world renowned for its full, yet balanced expression, as well as its warm bass and excellent projection. the J-45 AG Walnut 2019 originally nicknamed the 'Work Horse' back in 1942 for its superb tone and playability. The J-45 AG Walnut offers plenty of volume and projection while maintaining overall tonal balance across the sonic-spectrum. Additionally, the sheer volume the J-45 can project makes it ideal for the singer/songwriter. Vocalists can really push their diaphragm to the max and not feel too loud against the guitar's volume - it will sing as loud as you do. Its round shoulder body delivers an impeccable dynamic range, warm mids, and tight punchy bass. Lastly, the J-45's round shoulders not only offer an elegant aesthetic, but provide the J-45 AG with a mellow mid-range focus - perfect for players of all styles and techniques.
The Venetian Cutaway is renowned for its soft, round lines, creating a visually stunning look that is recognisable on any body. This type of cutaway allows easier access to the upper frets for a comfortable play, and enables you with more freedom across the fingerboard.
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