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With its unique retro-modern design and a stunning array of vintage single coils options, the Albert Lee is one versatile instrument. Lightweight, comfortable and perfectly balanced players will appreciate its fit, form, and function. Sporting a...
The Axis guitar features a beautiful quilt or flame book matched maple top over a lightweight basswood body. Two medium output custom DiMarzio humbuckers are mounted directly to the body for optimum resonance and signal response. This tonewood/pickup...
The Axis Super Sport has all the great features of the Axis guitar with a few upgraded options for ultimate versatility. Beautiful quilt or flame maple veneer over basswood with custom DiMarzio electronics are controlled by a five-way lever switch...
John Petrucci 6
JP6 is the original Music Man John Petrucci signature model. The basswood body features a high gloss durable finish with stylish lines and an ergonomic scooped arm contour. The smooth action floating tremolo allows for raising and lowering of the...
The JP BFR features an alder body with African mahogany tone block and figured maple top. Honduran Mahogany neck with East Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The JP BFR is powered by Dimarzio Liquifire & Crunchlab pickups, piezo bridge system, and a coil...
The Luke was designed by Grammy award winner Steve Lukather of Toto and the Music Man R&D team. Made of alder for superior resonance, the sleek body is sculpted to provide the utmost in balance and comfort. The oil-finished neck has a soft "V" shaped...
The Luke BFR features an alder body with African mahogany tone block and figured maple top select maple neck with East Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The Luke BFR is powered by EMG Active Model 85 and SLV Custom single coil pickups. Music Man...
Ernie Ball Music Man's first production guitar! The body is dramatic in styling, compact in size, and made from premium quality alder beveled and contoured for balance and comfort. The combination of two DiMarzio virtual PAF humbuckers and custom...
The Silhouette Special features a stylish contoured alder body in a compact H-S-S pickup configuration. DiMarzio virtual PAF in the bridge and custom wound DiMarzio single coil pickups in the neck and middle deliver a wide pallet of tonal options...
Steve Morse is widely known as one of the greatest and most versatile guitarists of our time. The Steve Morse signature, made to Steve's exact specifications, has been his instrument of choice both in the studio and on stage for more than 25 years. ...
Steve Morse Y2D
The SMY2D celebrates the 20th anniversary of signature Music Man artist Steve Morse. Combining the beautiful elegance of figured maple with the distinctively voiced Poplar tone-wood, custom Dimarzio pickups, and simplified intuitive pickup...
Silhouette Bass Guitar
A guitar for bass players, and a bass for guitar players, the Silhouette Bass guitar was developed to meet an ever-increasing need among today's musicians for a special range of sound. Sleek and stylish, this one of a kind instrument will add a new...
The JPX model celebrates the 10th anniversary of the John Petrucci signature line of Music Man instruments. Featuring a trio of premium tonewoods including mahogany, maple, and alder, chambered body for superior resonance, and a five-way blade switch...
Albert Lee HH
The Albert Lee HH is an upgraded variant of the original Albert Lee model. Sharing the same modern retro aesthetics, the HH model comprises a lightweight African mahogany body, 25.5" scale rosewood neck, and fingerboard, giving the Albert Lee HH its...
The JPXI features a combination of top appointments from the BFR and JPX Petrucci signature instruments. Premium tonewoods with non-chambered body provide a more focused sound while the sculpted lower horn allows more access to higher frets. Most...
The Game Changer
Guitar and bass players alike can now unlock their instruments' tonal possibilities with this patent-pending pickup switching system. Combining any order of pickup coils in series, parallel, in or out of phase gives you access to the most extensive...
The JP12 features a combination of top appointments from previous John Petrucci signature instruments including DiMarzio CrunchLab and Liquifire pickups, piezo equipped tremolo and stereo output. Most notably, the mahogany JP12 neck has been...
The Luke III features an alder body, hard rock roasted maple neck with East Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The LIII is powered by Dimarzio transitions passive humbuckers and custom voiced single coil pickups. Smooth action Music Man floating vintage...
The Armada is Music Man's first neck-through solid body guitar. Featuring a mahogany body, V-shaped figured maple top, rosewood neck, and custom mother of pearl inlays, the Armada is a true work of art. The combination of tonewoods coupled with a set...
Through experimentation while on the stage and in the studio, revelations both sonically and as they pertain to design have allowed me and the gifted team at MM to update and improve the features of the JP over the years. The 13 marks the first time...
The JP15 features a lightweight African mahogany body with a figured roasted maple top. The subtle yet beautiful Sahara Burst satin finish compliments the flame or quilt figuring with stunning effect. Roasted maple neck and fingerboard adds just the...
The Majesty is the result of John’s unwavering demand for performance, playability and race inspired design. One of the most ergonomic and perfectly balanced instruments available, The Majesty features neckthrough body design, unparalleled upper...
Axis Super Sport Semi Hollowbody
The Axis Super Sport semi-hollow builds upon the familiar aspects of the solid body Axis Super Sport by adding 2 chambers on either side of the pickups and an attractive "M" sound hole on top. The tonewood/pickup combination is exact to the Axis and...
The StingRay guitar features updated vintage spec humbucking pickups, a super smooth modern tremolo system and off-set lightweight African Mahogany body. The sound is big and bold when needed but smooth as glass if desired thanks to the perfectly...
The Artisan Majesty is constructed with a through-neck design of mahogany and laser etched flame maple top; available in a rich marrone finish. The Artisan comes with gold hardware featuring a custom John Petrucci Music Man® Piezo floating tremolo...
Luke III BFR
The new Luke III Ball Family Reserve is the next evolution in the design process started with the original Luke model some 22 years prior. Addressing Steve’s performance needs as a touring guitarist has been critical in the development of this new...
Updated vintage spec electronics, a super smooth modern tremolo system, and lightweight alder body are welcome refinements to the Cutlass. An oversized 4 over 2 headstock with straight string pull provides superior tuning stability. Flawless...
Envisioned and designed by St. Vincent with support from the award-winning engineering team at Ernie Ball Music Man, the unique electric guitar was crafted to perfectly fit her form, playing technique and personal style. Crafted in Ernie Ball Music...
The Bongo represents everything a modern bass should be: well balanced, comfortable, resonant and expressive with effortless playability. The double cutaway basswood body design is of superior construction and along with a 24 fret finished neck...
The Bongo 5 represents everything a modern five-string bass should be: well balanced, comfortable, resonant and expressive with effortless playability. The double cutaway basswood body design is of superior construction and along with a 24 fret...
The Bongo 6 represents everything a modern six string bass should be: well balanced, comfortable, resonant and expressive with effortless playability. The double cutaway basswood body design is of superior construction and along with a 24 fret...
Renowned for its slightly smaller body and neck profile, the Sterling 4 string bass boasts a big sound. 9 volt active 3 band EQ preamp, 3 position pickup selector switch and a ceramic humbucker with hum canceling phantom coil come standard on the...
As with its 4 string counterpart, the Sterling 5 boasts a big sound in a smaller more ergonomic design. 9 volt active 3 band EQ, 3 position pickup selector switch and a ceramic humbucker with hum canceling phantom coil come standard on the Sterling...
First introduced in 1976, the StingRay has been revered as one of the most iconic bass guitars in history. The StingRay was the first production four string bass to feature on-board active equalization. The flagship of the Music Man line, today's...
The first bass designed by Ernie Ball Music Man, the Stingray 5 was unveiled in 1987 and has been an industry standard for extended range basses ever since. With its powerful punchy sound, the added flexibility of additional pickups and a comfortably...
Classic StingRay 4
The Classic Stingray pays tribute to the original Music Man designs from the mid to late 1970's with added modern refinements. A string through body bridge, mute kit, small profile nickel frets and a curvy 7.5" radius neck are key specifications...
Classic StingRay 5
If one were to imagine a 5 string bass built in the 1970's, the picture would look much like the Classic Stingray 5. The Classic Stingray 5 pays tribute to the original Music Man bass designs from the mid to late 1970's with added modern...
The Game Changer
Bass players can now unlock their instruments' tonal possibilities with this patent-pending pickup switching system. Combining any order of pickup coils in series, parallel, in or out of phase gives you access to the most extensive library of...
StingRay Through Neck
The StingRay neck through series offers many of the same great features as its bolt on predecessors with more resonant construction and superior high register fret access. The neck through basses feature a 3 piece maple neck through ash body with a...
StingRay 5 Through Neck
The StingRay 5 neck through series basses offers many of the same great features as its bolt on predecessors with more resonant construction and superior high register fret access. The neck through StingRay 5 features a 3 piece maple neck through ash...
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Since its introduction in 1976, the Music Man StingRay has been embraced as one of the world’s classic electric bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay, a faithful...
The JP16 is a combination of the original Music Man John Petrucci signature model and later Ball Family Reserve models. Highlights include a lightweight basswood body with high gloss Black Lava finish and a new Floyd Rose 1000 Pro Floating Tremolo...
The Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine “Valentine” guitar features a slab ash body, two Ernie Ball Music Man designed pickups (1-humbucker/1-single coil), with 3-way custom wired lever switch, coil tap, modern hardtail bridge with vintage bent...
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The Cutlass bass is the latest edition to the Modern Classic line of instruments. This newly designed passive 4-string bass features rich, vintage tone surrounded by streamlined, modern appointments for ultimate comfort and playabilty. The Cutlass's...
The Caprice, another welcome newcomer to the Modern Classic family of instruments is a bold new statement in passive design. A workhorse bass that is capable of blending two distinct pickup voicings offering a variety of tones suitable for any...
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After more than 3 decades, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to announce the reintroduction of the HD and RD series of Music Man guitar amplifiers! These new Music Man amplifiers are faithful recreations of the popular and coveted vintage Music Man...
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Monarchy Series Majesty
The Monarchy Series Majesty is constructed with a through-neck design of mahogany and flame maple top; available in 4 rich translucent finishes. The Monarchy Series Majesty comes with chrome or black hardware featuring a custom John Petrucci Music...
StingRay5 30th Anniversary
Since its introduction in 1987, the StingRay5 has been embraced as one of the world’s most innovative bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 30th Anniversary StingRay5. This new anniversary edition sports a...
The Ernie Ball Music Man 2017 Spring Collection is now available for pre-order. Learn more about these guitars and basses, their updated finish and hardware packages, and dealer locations.
We are proud to introduce the Cutlass in a new HSS pickup configuration. Aside from the bridge pickup, the HSS Cutlass retains all of the familiar elements of the original including alder body, oversized 4 over 2 headstock and super smooth modern...
MASSEDUCTION Limited Collection
Celebrating the release of St. Vincent's new album, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce 4 exclusive finishes complete with a limited edition copy of MASSEDUCTION on vinyl.
Fall Finance Event
Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to announce its Fall Finance Event, now thru October 31st. This is your chance to experience Ernie Ball Music Man's legendary quality and performance with affordable monthly payments.
Inspired by Dream Theater's album The Astonishing, John Petrucci and Ernie Ball Music Man teamed up to create 21 exclusive NOMAC guitars - each one truly a masterpiece
The 2018 Cutlass RS features a brand new roasted figured maple neck with rosewood or maple fingerboard (fingerboard option depends on body color). The Cutlass RS retains all original specifications including vintage spec electronics, a super smooth...
Cutlass RS HSS
The 2018 Cutlass RS HSS features a brand new roasted figured maple neck with rosewood or maple fingerboard (fingerboard option depends on body color). The RS HSS model retains all of the familiar elements of the original Cutlass including an alder...
StingRay RS Guitar
The 2018 Stingray RS features a brand new roasted figured maple neck with ebony, rosewood or maple fingerboard (fingerboard option depends on body color). The StingRay RS retains all original specifications including vintage spec humbucking pickups,...