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The Roland classic!

For over 30 years, its sound quality and built-in effects have made the Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp the choice of pro players everywhere. It features 2 independent 60W amps, 2 input channels (Normal and Effects) with 3-band EQ for each, and a pair of 12" speakers. Effects include reverb, distortion, adjustable vibrato, and true stereo chorus. Distortion, reverb, and chorus are footswitchable.

Dimensions: 30"W x 24-1/2"H x 11-1/4"D
Weight: 62 lbs.
Output: 120W (60W + 60W)
Speakers: 2x12"

FEATURES
Legendary combo with 2 separate 60W RMS power amps for true stereo chorus
Classic silver-cone speakers for vintage Roland Jazz Chorus sound
2 input channels
3-band EQ per channel
One high and one low input per channel
Reverb, distortion, adjustable vibrato, plus true stereo chorus
Stereo effects loop
Footswitch jacks control chorus, reverb, and distortion

For those in the know, this is a must-have combo! BUY NOW AND SAVE!

SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions: 30"W x 24-1/2"H x 11-1/4"D
Weight: 62 lbs.
Output: 120W (60W + 60W)
Speakers: 2x12"

Controls (front):
Channel 1: Bright on/off, volume, treble, middle, and bass
Channel 2: Bright on/off, volume, treble, middle, bass, distortion, reverb, vibrato speed, vibrato depth, chorus; on/off, and vibrato

Controls (rear):
Channel 2: effect loop serial/parallel
Effect level: +4dBm/-10dBm

Rear jacks:
Chorus/vibrato footswitch
Reverb footswitch
Distortion footswitch
Channel 2 effect loop send/effect loop returns (L/R)
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RolandJC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp
 
4.8

(based on 63 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound (4)
  • Good power output (3)
  • Warm / comfy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (5)
  • Professional recording (5)
  • Home studio (4)
  • Outdoor events / games (4)
  • Amateur recording (3)
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Cheesy but still a worthy legend

It's a legend and nothing else does what this amp does but c'mon Roland enough bean counting! First the bad: ALL the effects are terrible - useless. The reverb is the least offensive....Read complete review

It's a legend and nothing else does what this amp does but c'mon Roland enough bean counting! First the bad: ALL the effects are terrible - useless. The reverb is the least offensive. The cabinet is total fibreboard junk. The means used to secure the speaker wires inside the cabinet? A wire bread wrap stapled to the baffle! If you like to change speakers, you will hate this cabinet. The speakers mount to studs that will soon crumble the fibreboard material and pull out and fibreboard does not lend itself to easy repair nor to hard knocks. The plastic nuts that secure the jacks to the chassis will break easily - probably intentionally so to prevent you from overtightening them and breaking the PCB connections. The onboard distortion? Think of the cheapest no-name practice amp you ever heard - it's better than the Roland. The chorus? One speed, one depth, one sound - mediocre.
Nevertheless, I still love the JC-120. It has a stereo effects loop and stereo power amps. It is the ultimate pedal platform. It is also the ultimate clean amp - even better than a Blackface twin. Smooth, transparent articulation of every nuance. Add a decent stereo reverb and nothing in the world will touch the depth and ambiance of this amp. I have vintage Fenders and I prefer the Roland. It will do pedals but be warned: Like your playing, it will articulate the best and worst like nothing else will. With a stereo pedal no other amp sounds as big and spacious as the JC-120. If these go out of production I would be very hard pressed to find a replacement. A rack system perhaps, but no combo could do it. Still a great amp but it is an insult to the legend the way Roland has persistently decreased the build quality - especially in its current price range.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what they used to be

Bought it, tried it, returned it. Good cleans, but the FX loop was extremely noisy, and a hissy amp over all.

Got an old one from 80s, much quieter,...Read complete review

Bought it, tried it, returned it. Good cleans, but the FX loop was extremely noisy, and a hissy amp over all.

Got an old one from 80s, much quieter, better quality switches (no plastic push buttons), and just over all sounded better. I believe they need to try to revisit their quality control, and maybe make a "Vintage Reissue"
Bought it, tried it, returned it. Good cleans, but the FX loop was extremely noisy, and a hissy amp over all. Got an old one from 80s, much quieter, better quality switches (no plastic push buttons), and just over all sounded better. I believe they need to try to revisit their quality control, and maybe make a "Vintage Reissue"

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(20 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Cheesy but still a worthy legend

By PartialtoMarshall

from New Mexico

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Pros

  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Like nothing else
  • Powerful
  • Uniquely stereo

Cons

  • Cheesy build quality

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

It's a legend and nothing else does what this amp does but c'mon Roland enough bean counting! First the bad: ALL the effects are terrible - useless. The reverb is the least offensive. The cabinet is total fibreboard junk. The means used to secure the speaker wires inside the cabinet? A wire bread wrap stapled to the baffle! If you like to change speakers, you will hate this cabinet. The speakers mount to studs that will soon crumble the fibreboard material and pull out and fibreboard does not lend itself to easy repair nor to hard knocks. The plastic nuts that secure the jacks to the chassis will break easily - probably intentionally so to prevent you from overtightening them and breaking the PCB connections. The onboard distortion? Think of the cheapest no-name practice amp you ever heard - it's better than the Roland. The chorus? One speed, one depth, one sound - mediocre.
Nevertheless, I still love the JC-120. It has a stereo effects loop and stereo power amps. It is the ultimate pedal platform. It is also the ultimate clean amp - even better than a Blackface twin. Smooth, transparent articulation of every nuance. Add a decent stereo reverb and nothing in the world will touch the depth and ambiance of this amp. I have vintage Fenders and I prefer the Roland. It will do pedals but be warned: Like your playing, it will articulate the best and worst like nothing else will. With a stereo pedal no other amp sounds as big and spacious as the JC-120. If these go out of production I would be very hard pressed to find a replacement. A rack system perhaps, but no combo could do it. Still a great amp but it is an insult to the legend the way Roland has persistently decreased the build quality - especially in its current price range.

(13 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Secret Weapon

By Deafener

from Northern CA

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Excellent Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

    True story: In 1985 I was using a JC-120 to play heavy punk-metal in California. Trying to be different, I was also using EMG pickups, which back then (like the JC-120) were associated with jangly new-wave players. My tone involved both a Pro-Co Rat and the amp's distortion on 10.

    My band opened for a famous metal band one night and afterwards the guitarists approached me about my tone, asked to see my gear, etc. They couldn't believe the sound I was getting with that amp. With them was a Mesa-Boogie artist-relations guy, because the famous band endorsed those amps. Anyhow the Mesa guy and me got to be friends and later he told me that the band (by then absolutely huge) had used JC-120s and a Pro-Co Rat to record their latest multi-platinum record. They kept the amps a secret (still used stacks on stage) but they did switch to EMGs from then on.

    Anyways, it's an amazing amp. I used to put Electro-Voice speakers in them for a bassier, tighter sound.

    (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    One of the best amplifiers ever made

    By adkguitardude

    from Fredericksburg, VA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful
    • Reliability
    • True Stereo

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Guitar Amp
    • Home Studio
    • Keyboard amp
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

    This is a truly one of a kind amp. I feel every guitar player should try one of these. Try one out and see for yourself just bring your own distortion and noise suppressor*. I think alot of people complaining about these being noisy dont have some kind of noise gate. The reverb is great the vibrato is very dark sounding and unique. The chorus is what real chorus should sound like. Even the distortion on the amp has its uses some people just barely turn it on to give the amp a little more juice. I have a newer model with the fx loop and it is totally awesome trying out different effects especially if they have stereo outs. Ok this is my set up a boss ns2 noise gate with a rat2 distortion running thru the ns2 return/send loop then into the front of the amp. I tried this thru the effects loop on the jc120 and it sounded alot better ran in front with the color of the preamp. And heres the really cool part i have a boss dd3 delay in the effects loop of the jc120 with the effect going to the right(speaker)return and the direct out going to the left(speaker)return. Ok but heres how you make it sound true stereo. Do not have the effects on the amp off or it is still in mono instead turn the vibrato on and turn the depth knob to zero so its still in stereo but the vibrato is off. What happens is the left speaker is dry with no delay and the right speaker is wet. Then its in stereo or turn on the chorus if you like but the vibrato works better cause you can turn it on and off by the depth knob. It sounds so cool and every guitar player that heres my simple 3 pedal set up loves it. Sometimes delay can be very overpowering but this way it sounds so good because its just the right amount. But quite simply this is the cleanest amp to build your own sound from so get one and have fun finding YOUR TONE...Peace out

    (11 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not what they used to be

    By Phil Escobedo

    from Los Angeles, CA

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    Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

    Bought it, tried it, returned it. Good cleans, but the FX loop was extremely noisy, and a hissy amp over all.

    Got an old one from 80s, much quieter, better quality switches (no plastic push buttons), and just over all sounded better. I believe they need to try to revisit their quality control, and maybe make a "Vintage Reissue"
    Bought it, tried it, returned it. Good cleans, but the FX loop was extremely noisy, and a hissy amp over all. Got an old one from 80s, much quieter, better quality switches (no plastic push buttons), and just over all sounded better. I believe they need to try to revisit their quality control, and maybe make a "Vintage Reissue"

    (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It's the Rolls Royce of Amps.

    By HBaxepicker

    from New York City

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    Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

    I have owned one since the early 80's. For over 20 years, we were doing 100-150 gigs/year. That's a lot of moving, banging around, and hard use. many shows were outdoor Concerts. This amp is still in superb condition. It lost it's cover long, long ago, but still shown no real wear. The speakers (Silver Dome Roland 'Transducers') are still perfect. The amp has required ZERO repairs. The pots are not even noisy! It still has the same pristine sound as it had when first plugged in, and the chorus is the standard against which all others are measured. This is an amp that forces you to play better, as it captures every nuance, every sound of your guitar. It serves up incredible sound on my Gibson Gold Top, as well as my EMG pickup Strat, and it also is fabulous for my Midi guitar, where one channel is guitar, the other is synth. But the real value of this beautiful machine is the reliability. What other amp can anyone say has over 25 years of rugged use, yet has never failed, never needed repair, and inspires the player and audience with the same sound today as when it was first used. It might be expensive at first, but over the long lifespan, it's also the lowest cost. If I sold it today, I'd easily get over $800 for it. Heck, since it was the first build, it might even fetch more next year!

    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    From Beautiful to Beasting

    By DanInJax

    from Jacksonville, FL

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    Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

    There are many contenders in the 'best all around amp' competition, but none can do so many things as well as the JC-120. Not only that, but the JC can do them at bedroom or stage volume levels.I believe the JC-120 was intended to be a solid state alternative to the Fender Twin. IMO, they definitely met this goal and managed to accomplish this while making the JC-120 half the weight and twice as reliable as a working musicians amp. Granted, the tone may not be quite as warm and sweet as that of a cranked up Twin, but the JC-120 does have a quality of tone and expression that provides a similar musical connectedness between you, your guitar and your amp. It not only sounds good. It FEELS good to play.The versatility of this amp has been well documented. It will take you from warm jazz, to airy chorused finger-picked ballads, to a classic Fender-ish breakup perfect for classic rock and blues, all with the built-in effects and proper use of the various tone controls and effects (Bright, Reverb, Chorus, and vibrato). If you want to get Heavy, the JC-120 can do that too. Just add your favorite stomp-boxes and you are in Metal Heaven, or whichever kind of musical heaven you are looking for.All-in-all, the JC-120 is a great sounding, rugged, and reasonably priced alternative to all the trendy tube amps out there. The staying power of the JC-120 has proven its value, toughness, versatility and quality of sound.

    (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    30 Years and Zero Problems

    By Winobob Wetpants

    from Jug Bottom

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      I've been playing through mine since the mid 80's and never had a single problem with it. The clean sound is fantastic. the reverb and chorus/vibe are better than any pedal. It's very loud and the sound maintains its quality even when cranked. Had no problem clearly cutting through the other guitarists' bigger, badder Marshalls. The pots are quiet and don't make any noise when turned. The only downfall is the distortion is pretty bad. I use a Rat stomper and the on-board distortion in unison and that's taken care of.

      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This is the one.

      By Ford

      from Wacka Wacka

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      If roland ever stops making this amp before i have the money for one, I'm going to die! not really, but i will be very sad. this amp is a classic! best tones, best chorus, great vibrato, mmmmm. distortion is all right, but this amp isn't made for super distortion. it's made for beautiful, clean, amazing, pure tones. it'll take any pedal you throw at it, and can produce a guitar tone that i've only heard on records. i played this in a local music store, and was stunned! you can go buy all of your fender, marshal, orange, and whatever other tube amp (not that i have anything against these amp makers), but you'll never reproduce this amp's sound with one of those. it just has a sound all on it's own. and you can get the volume waaaay up there without unwanted over drive! (because it's solid state) but if you want a nice, warm overdrive, just step on a pedal and there you go. it handles everything fine. will def. be my next amp. THANKS ROLAND! o, yeah, and great reverb, too.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The Great

      By Rockin with a Purpose

      from Highlands Ranch, CO

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      I first played the JC120 at a music store in the mid 80's and was amazed back then at the sound quality and sheer volume of this amp. The built-in chorus is one of the best available still today. I have moved on since and have owned all of the industry standards, i.e, Fender, Marshall, Mesa, Line 6, etc...About a year ago, I purchased a Vox Tonelab SE multi-effects pedal to replace all of my extensive effects pedals for mobility purposes and ease of stage to studio applications. After spending weeks tweeking the effects unit, I realized that I did not need the additional flavor that my favorite tube amps were adding to my tone. In fact, it was muddying up my tone. Too much of a good thing can be too much. I remembered my experience with the Roland JC120 and how clean it sounded. I immediately came to MF and purchased the JC120. It is PERFECT. My tone is better than I can ever remember and the line-out on the JC120 sends a true signal to the board. My full sweet tone is intact and has plenty of volume and clips just right.Simply put, if you use top quality effects and know how to tweek your tone, this is the amp to run them through. I highly recommend the Vox Tonelab SE with this amp. Oh, by the way, I also run a Taylor acoustic-electric through the 2nd channel with superb results.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      a workhorse

      By Wesman11483

      from NE Pennsylvania

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      This is an incredible amp. I bought it used about five years ago and have used it for everything from punk to alternative to rock to using it at my church for worship. The distortion, lets face it, sucks...but the chorus effect more than makes up for it. I have a 1972 Fender Telecaster custom, and the two of them together are simply amazing. Any effect pedal that I have tried with this amp, with a little EQ adjustment, has sounded amazing. Even though you need to get into a gym to work out your back before a lot of transporting, this amp takes a beating and is the most reliable amp I have ever owned. At some point I would love to upgrade to a Soldano SLO 100 for my dirty tone, but I would keep this puppy in my rotation for its gorgeous clean tone!and if the price tag scares you, try and find one used. I got mine for three bills.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Amp!

      By Keyboard J

      from N. California

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      Overall this is a great amp. Don't count on the distortion though, it is less than desirable; however, with this amp all your distortion pedals and effect pedals will sound great!It's loud, has great effects, and sound beatuiful and clear! I highly recomend this product
      The effects on this amp are amazing! The chorus sounds much better than any chorus pedal I've ever encountered. The ony reason I do not give it a 10 is because the distortion is less than perfect! However, any distortion pedal will sound beautiful through this clean and clear amplifier
      Built strong! Casters are a great feature as well. Since it's a solid state amp with minimal onboard effects, you know most of the money went towards creating a great amp with a great tone!
      In order to get anywhere close to the sound of this amp I feel one would have to purchase an expensive tube amp.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Non-Tube on the Planet.

      By dennismp

      from Florida

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      Okay. I've had mine for 20 years. There is NOTHING that compares to the chorus effect from this amp. Once you turn it on, you can't turn it off. Think spatial, room-filling, impossible chorus.Some dudes will diss the distortion. It's not the distortion they're used to. It's subtle, tasty, and not contingent on the overall volume, as with a tube amp. Second-best reverb to a Fender Twin. Takes any and all pedals, yet maintains YOUR playing style and ability. This amp shines in the hands of a clean player.It is the only amp I would HIGHLY rate over a tube for a confident guitarist (Mark Knopfler comes to mind).Headroom is ridiculous...I never had this thing past 3 for a gig. Put it to 6, and you can play the Astrodome. And it still sounds whistle-clean.You'll find one of these on a stage at almost every major act. Somebody is playing thru one. Guitar or Keys, you ain't getting a better clean AND chorus tone then a JC120.It's a Legend for a reason. That reason is simply sound.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By JzGuitar

      from West Lafayette, IN

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      I have owned a JC-120 for about four years now and it is still the best sounding clean amp ever. I used this extensively in a Jazz Ensemble and received many compliments from judges on my tone. The chorus is BEAUTIFUL and it makes my ES-335 sound even better. I used to have a Line6 Flextone II XL, but I found I wasn't really using all of the built-in effects, and the clean sounds just lacked the inherently sweet tone that you get with the JC. To anyone who wants an amazing clean sound from your guitar: I highly recommend this amp. However, if you're thinking of using the "distortion" to get lots of modern rock distortion, forget about it. . . the built-in distortion makes this amp sound like most amps do on their clean settings. Also, volume-wise, I don't think I've ever seriously played this thing above a volume setting of 1-3, it is amazingly loud.

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Clean power up the a**.

      By Anonymous

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      Extremely wonderful clean tone as well as the quality of the chorus with lots of power to back it up. Only complaint, no external speaker output :(

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      All Around Greatness

      By FAFtone music

      from Hollywood, CA

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      M.I. bought one of these a few weeks back. I decided to try it out for a gig next door. Man...I was very pleased with the outcome. I only had a few minutes tweak it before the show. Easily done! I didn't try the distortion. I had my RAT pedal for that. I also tried my new MXR carbon copy delay(awesome, by the way)!The 120 gave me tons of headroom and great note articulation as well. I received a lot of nice compliments on my tone. I have always played with various tube amps over the last 29 years, but this amp is changing my thinking. Plus they are super reliable, durable, and you can get great tone without having to "turn it to 11". Good stuff...

      (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Lots of Clean Power

      By ALVARO RAMON

      from Texas

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      This Amp Will Do Pretty Much Any Sound With the Right Pedals
      Cleans and Chorus Sound Great
      Built Solid
      Expensive But Worth it

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      NO NEED for PA System!!!

      By Phillycheese

      from Abilene, TX

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      First things first: THIS AMP IS LOUD AS CRAP!!!! I own one (looking at it right now, and I must say, this is the last amp I will ever buy. I'm never buying anything else. I have 2 different setups: JC-120->PODXT Live->ESP EC1000 and the other is JC-120->MXR Smart Gate->Boss PQ-4->Boss RC-2->Boss DD-20->Akai G-Drive->Blackstone Overdrive->ESP EC1000Both setups are incredible. I use the left channel of the amp for my wireless mic or Taylor acoustic.The chorus is unprecedented. You can't beat it. Nothing comes close. When you hear the chorus from this amp for the first time, you suddenly realize that all those chorus pedals aren't even really producing an actual "chorus" or chorus sound, and then you think, "Why didn't I know about this!?"Ok, so the distortion is crap. But seriously, who really uses dist./overdrive from a solid state amp anyway? I mean, unless the thing is a tube amp, no one in their right mind would touch the distortion/overdrive knob. No, they do what most smart people do: backline your favorite stompbox into this thing.This amp is loud. You play in your neighborhood with even just a tiny bit of volume, and there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth...heck, you might get shot.If you're going to spend this or or more for an amp, please do yourself a favor: buy a Roland Jc-120.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      For those who love the sound of the guitar.

      By Rustyohus

      from Elyria, OH

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      The only solid-state amp that stands alongside the tone of a great tube amp. Excellent foundation for your rig.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Shimmering clean

      By Chris Orbach

      from New York, NY

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      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      I've owned many amps over the years..but for my styles of music, nothing has been able to beat this one. Period. Many tube purists have dismissed this amp without really exploring its possibilities, and it is their loss. I play a PRS McCarty Hollowbody through it, and the two work wonders together. I also play a lot with my fingers instead of a pick, and the super-cleanliness of the JC 120 allows every singe nuance to shine through. For distortion/overdrive, I have a Jekyll & Hyde pedal which just sings through this baby. If you want the actual sound of your guitar, your playing dynamics, and your effects pedals to shine through without being overly colored, this is the amp for you. And the chorus effect is just gorgeous. Instead of just taking the signal and swirling it in on itself like an effects pedal, the JC120's two speakers are wired with the chorus in stereo for a truly spatial chorus that actually moves. Granted -- not everybody digs that sound, but if you do, this is your amp. I've tried other amps that were deemed hipper, but I keep coming back to this one. An underrated gem.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Review

      By Will Breitner

      from Portland, OR

      Comments about Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus Amp:

      So I was turned on to this amp because my favorite guitarist Jade Puget (of AFI) once used it before switching to vox ac30s. If you have ever heard AFI you know that his tone is amazing live and in-studio.Anyways, so I went down to a local music store that happened to have one so I had to give it a shot. I'll start with the pros:-AMAZING, clear clean tone where every note punches through-The chorus effect on this amp is simply unbeatable and is also very adjustable to fit your needs-The amp is pretty loud and sounds good at a high or low volume.My only complaint is that the "distortion" sucks. Oh well, strap a Tubescreamer in front of this and you have the perfect amp!

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