Newport Bass and El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass Now Available Worldwide on Epiphone.com
Epiphone is proud to announce the Newport Bass and the El Capitan J-200 are now available worldwide at authorized Epiphone dealers and on www.epiphone.com.
The Epiphone Newport Bass is an all-original design that debuted in 1961. The modern Newport Bass pays tribute to that rare vintage model while offering refinements to meet the needs of today’s bass players. The 30.5” scale length and comfortable Medium C profile make it suitable for players with a wide-range of hand sizes, while the symmetrical double-cutaway body ensures excellent access to every fret. The Bass Sidewinder neck pickup provides rich, deep tones, while the TB PRO in the bridge position delivers brighter timbres. The two pickups are paired with master volume and tone controls and a blend knob so you can get precisely the tonal balance you desire. Available with a Classic Cherry finish, as well as three custom colors California Coral, Sunset Yellow, and Pacific Blue.
The El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass, is an outstanding choice for bass players who want an acoustic instrument with undeniable style and great sound, whether playing acoustically, or plugged in. Taking its stylistic cues from the legendary SJ-200, the King of Flattops, it has pearloid crown inlays on its 20-fret Indian laurel fretboard an iconic Moustache bridge. A solid Sitka spruce top is paired with a layered mahogany back and sides for great tone, and the mahogany neck’s 30.5” scale length and Medium C profile ensure hours of comfortable play. The El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass comes equipped with a Fishman Sonitone under-saddle pickup and Sonicore preamp, making it ready for any stage – or studio. The El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass is available in an Aged Vintage Sunburst and Aged Vintage Natural finish.
Above: The El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass in Aged Vintage Natural and in Aged Vintage Sunburst.
For 150 years, Epiphone has been a leading innovator in instrument design with models like the Casino, the Texan, and Masterbilt Century Archtop Collection. Epiphone began as the “House of Stathopoulo” family business in Sparta in the 1870s and rose to fame during the jazz age in Manhattan before joining Gibson brands in 1957. Today, Epiphone continues to make history from its headquarters in Nashville, TN. Epiphones have powered classic recordings by Les Paul, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones along with today’s top artists like Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., Tommy Thayer of KISS, and Lzzy Hale. Epiphone offers innovation, history, and a lifetime guarantee. Whether you are learning your first song in your bedroom, or rocking an arena, Epiphone has always been there, for everyone, for every generation, for every stage. For more information, visit: Epiphone.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.
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