Standing beautifully at the crossroads of historic tradition and modern versatility, the brand-new 2019 Gibson J-45 Avant-Garde Acoustic Electric Guitar draws on over seven decades of distinction and serves as a fresh, vibrant offering in the company’s take on the iconic Dreadnought body style. You’ll feel right at home the moment you pick up this Gibson guitar – settle into playing position and you’ll see how the round shoulder and beautifully implemented cutaway provides comfortable access to the upper frets! The slightly slimmer body depth contributes to increased ease-of-play, without sacrificing any power and projection.
This 2019 Walnut Avant-Garde J-45 is built using a wonderful combination of hand-selected woods chosen by Gibson luthiers. This guitar is constructed using a traditional Sitka Spruce top and pairing it with rich Walnut for the back and sides. Walnut is a deep, complex tonewood that adds just a touch of additional warmth and darkness to the sound. This resulting tonal combination is the essence of flexibility and it can be tailored to a number of musical genres and styles.
Gibson’s traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing construction, compound dovetail neckjoint, and rock-solid binding accompany specific hardware elements that have been designed and implemented for their consistency. The 2019 Gibson Walnut Avant Garde J-45 is also equipped with LR Baggs Element pickup system is perfectly suited for this guitar, making it ready to handle any performance space!
The 2019 Gibson Walnut Avant Garde J-45 Acoustic Electric Guitar includes a Gibson hardshell case.