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Washburn has a special place in musical history. The original designers of the dreadnought guitar, Washburn have created some of the most distinct and recognized guitars the world has ever seen. Originally founded in 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, Washburn's name goes hand-in-hand with the rise of Chicago Blues, which was a sound that became an early influence on the rock and roll music scene. Trusted by musicians worldwide for their tone and quality, Washburn semi-hollow and hollow body guitars are among the most respected around. Whether you're buying your very first semi-hollow or hollow body guitar, or are looking to upgrade your current guitar for something really special, there is a Washburn here with your name on it. If you're taking the first steps in your guitar journey, you may want to look into the HB15 Hollowbody Mini-Humbucker Electric Guitar or the HB30 Semi-Hollowbody Dual Humbucker Electric Guitar. These guitars feature incredible resonance and a wonderfully mellow tone that gives them a lot of versatility. Best of all, with feedback-resistant designs, these guitars are ready to take the volume as loud as you want to go.
If you're specifically looking for a jazz tone, you'll be well served by an option like the J5 Jazz Venetian Cutaway Electric Guitar or the J600 Jazz Venetian Cutaway Electric Guitar. The classic jazz sound is typically achieved by way of a hollow or semi-hollow body, so these guitars will be absolutely perfect for your needs. Plus, with great vintage designs, you'll look the part of a classic jazz man while you're playing.
If you're looking for a guitar that is truly special though, try out the J7V Jazz Venetian Cutaway Electric Guitar. This beauty of an instrument offers elegant appointments and a Bigsby vibrato to get the most out of your playing. As much a piece of art as it is a guitar, you are going to love showing this six-string off to friends and fans alike from the stage.
It doesn't really matter which Washburn you choose, because you know you're going to be getting an instrument that is second to none. With a rich history and commitment to quality, Washburn make instruments you will love to call your own.