George Benson is something of a legend, with 10 Grammy Awards to his name and a career spanning over 60 years, he certainly knows how to pen a classic. Now, Ibanez and Benson have released the Ibanez LGB300-VYS George Benson, a worthy tribute to their long running relationship.
With a Vintage Yellow Sunburst Solid Spruce top on a Maple back and sides, you not only get stunning aesthetics but a beautiful natural tone too, rich and even, it delivers the smooth soul and jazz vibes that George Benson is so well known for. It's super dynamic and has great response.
The Benson 3 piece Maple set neck features a bound Ebony fingerboard, adorned with intricate Abalone inlays it has a real premium feel. With 22 medium frets, a 24.7" scale and Ibanez Prestige fret edge treatment, it plays like a dream. Strung with .011-.050 flatwound strings you get that real smooth, warm feel.
Loaded with Super 58 pickups you get a sweet vintage jazz tone, with super clarity and note definition it is the sound that has inspired some of his greatest hits.
The Ibanez LGB300-VYS George Benson is a great example of an artist and a manufacturer sharing a vision and delivering it, this guitar is a winner!