Designed to the specifications of Dream Theater's legendary axeman, the Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci JP15 6 is a superbly versatile electric guitar. From its lightweight, comfortably contoured okoume body and gorgeous flame maple top to its lightning-fast roasted maple neck and fingerboard, Ernie Ball Music Man shapes these premium tonewoods with undeniable expertise. In the electronics department, a pair of DiMarzio Illuminators delivers everything from spanking cleans to full metal fury, while a JP custom piezo-equipped vibrato bridge delivers ultra-stable whammy action and glorious acoustic tones. If you're a technical player searching for an exceptional instrument, the Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci JP15 6 is for you.
The Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci signature model JP15 6 electric guitar features a resonant solidbody made from premium African mahogany, topped with flame maple. The extended forearm cut makes marathon gigs and sessions more comfortable. The slim roasted maple neck is alarmingly fast and is finished with a special blend of gunstock oil and wax — a favorite among Guitar World players for its silky-smooth feel. The roasted maple fingerboard sports a 17" radius with 24 medium-jumbo stainless steel frets for effortless bends and high-speed runs.
The custom John Petrucci Ernie Ball Music Man Piezo floating vibrato is constructed of chrome-plated hardened steel with stainless steel saddles. With the flick of a switch, you'll be able to get great-sounding acoustic tones from your JP15 6, making this one of the most versatile guitars around. The headstock is fitted with Schaller M6-IND locking tuners that make string changing a cinch, and it is adorned with pearl buttons that add a classy visual touch. Insert the string, tighten the clamp screw, and tune up to pitch. This is a professional's guitar.
Music Man guitars and basses have been staples in the music scene since their introduction in the '70s. In fact, some of the world's best-known guitar players have their own signature Ernie Ball Music Man models. Always striving for a better instrument, Ernie Ball Music Man introduced the first production active EQ in basses and guitars, unique tuner placement, and much more. Musicians across a wide range of musical genres have played Ernie Ball Music Man guitars and basses over the years including Steve Morse, Albert Lee, Tony Levin, John Petrucci, Steve Lukather, Flea, Dave LaRue, John Myung, and countless others.