The Fender Artist Series honors many of the world's most famous guitarists who found their musical soulmates using Fender guitars. Iconic images and video of guitar legends with their Fender Basses or Fender Electric Guitars continues to motivate many students to purchase their first acoustic electric guitar from the celebrated guitar vendor that their music idol uses.
Stevie Ray Vaughan, SVR to long time fans, lives on decades past his fiery demise in a helicopter crash. His music legacy and strong preference for Fender electric guitars made him an obvious choice for the fender Artist Series. Over his storied career, SVR was known to use several Fender Ender electric guitars and elevating their importance with affectionate names like Number One or First Wife for the Fender Stratocaster. Stevie Ray Vaughan chose Number One as the guitar model for SVR's contribution to the Fender Artist Series. After SVR's tragic death in 1990 and with his brother Jimmie's encouragement, the Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster became an integral part of the Fender Artist Series death in1992.
Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster
Alder is the body tonewood for the Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster. Featuring an oval neck silhouette from the early 60's, pao ferro fingerboard with jumbo frets and three single coil pickups exclusive to Fender, this Stratocaster is faithful to the original. Gold plated hardware and an innovative reversed left-hand vintage tremolo unit mirror Number One. The Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan comes with a hardshell case to keep this Stratocaster fit for the best gigs.
Fender Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster
As a pioneer solo guitarist and original to the Fender Artist series in 1988, Yngie Malmsteen participation continues with best-selling success with the Fender Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster. Riffing his way to stardom from Sweden, Malmsteen took the music world by storm making what is now known as neo-classical melodic rock. The Fender Yngwie Malsteem Stratocaster features a body sculpted from alder, scalloped fretboard white/black/white pickguard with original synchronized tremolo. The attention to detail to Malmsteen's favorite Stratocaster keeps this one at the top of the most wanted list for many hard rock musicians and collectors.
Fender Steve Harris Precision Bass with Gig Bag
Playing a Fender Steve Harris Precision Bass guitar for years, catapulted Steve Harris into rock stardom. This led to accepting the invitation to be part of the Fender Artist Series. The eye-popping royal blue metallic satin finish, chrome hardware, 20 medium jumbo frets with vintage machine heads and a custom maple neck make this Fender bass shout out and be noticed. With a Seymour Duncan basslines spb-1 vintage style split-coil precision bass pickup, this Fender Steve Harris Precision Bass will not lack power. Steve Harris has his signature on the back of every headstock. The gig bag has some deluxe features to carry additional items for the musician who boldly takes center stage.