Since 1957, Ibanez has been dedicated to crafting the finest guitars on the planet for a wide range of playing styles. Case in point - the Artstar series; when it comes to jazz, blues and rockabilly music, Ibanez Artstar electric guitars the perfect axes. From their smooth playability to their vintage look and ringing tone, these semi-hollow and hollow-body masterpieces are clearly designed for players with performing aspirations. In fact, many of the Artstar electric guitars in this catalog are top-rated items and best sellers, so you better believe you're in for a treat.
So where do you even begin your search in a catalog this impressive? The choice is yours, but taking your current budget and personal tastes into consideration is definitely a great way to speed up your decision. For example, if you like single-cutaways but don't want to spend any more than $1000, check out the Artstar AF155 Hollowbody Electric Guitar. This gorgeous 6-string has a flamed-maple top and is loaded with Ibanez's famed Super 58 pickups. For a versatile tonal range between jazz-clean and blues-dirty, the AF155 is for you.
Now, for those of you who are willing to spend a bit more and prefer the look, feel and sound of a semi-hollow guitar, turn your attention to the AM205. As part of the Artwood Prestige series, this custom-built beauty represents the pinnacle of Ibanez's master luthiery. Legends like Pat Metheny and George Benson are just two of many pioneering guitarists who've counted on Ibanez to make their talents shine and the AM205 will no doubt do the same for you.
There's no two ways about it - if you fancy yourself a skillful blues or jazz guitarist and want an instrument that makes you proud to step onstage and perform for an audience, an Ibanez Artstar electric guitar is the way to go. Hopefully the three models mentioned above clued you in to what else makes up this section; whatever catches your eye, the results will be sure to please you.