The Gibson Acoustic J-45 Studio Rosewood a classic instrument that's born to perform. This acoustic-electric guitar delivers the round-shoulder, dreadnought-sized projection you'd expect from a full-sized J-45. The silky-smooth advanced-response neck provides a playing experience so incredible that it's habit forming. A belly-up bridge and modern pickguard shape lend contemporary style to the J-45 Studio Rosewood. And Fishman Sonitone electronics ensure that the Gibson Acoustic J-45 Studio Rosewood sounds great when you plug in to perform onstage.
A rich-sounding combination of warmth and sublime glassiness spring forth from the J-45 Studio Rosewood by virtue of its rosewood back and sides — and they lend a fantastic look as well. What's more, the J-45 Studio Rosewood is topped with Sitka spruce, adding rich and mellow accents to your sound. This acoustic-electric guitar offers a surprising amount of projection, which is further enhanced by traditional scalloped X-bracing.
The Gibson Acoustic J-45 Studio Rosewood has an advanced response neck profile that feels at home in your hand whether you're playing chords or single-note leads. As you play your way up the neck, you'll appreciate the smooth feel of the 16"-radius rosewood fingerboard. With a neck that plays this smooth, you'll be able to play longer with less fatigue.
Countless professional guitarists around the world choose Fishman for their acoustic amplification, so you should be happy to see Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard the J-45 Studio Rosewood. The Sonitone system has volume and tone controls mounted right inside the soundhole, making it easy for you to adjust your sound. The guitarists here at Guitar World are meticulous about our tone, and we’re huge fans of Fishman’s Sonitone system.