James L. Mapson Guitars
Handcrafted Archtop Guitars
3230 South Susan Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Tel: 714-754-6566
Jazz Standard

Featured Artist
John Abercrombie
The intention was to provide an intermediate positioned instrument for the jazz guitarist.

15" lower bout, 24 5/8 scale, 22 frets, 14th fret body joint

AAA Solid quality Tonewoods throughout

Fully suspended, carved, parallel braced Spruce top

Fully suspended, carved, acoustic Mahogany back

Solid Mahogany sides, Ebony fingerboard and appointments

Mahogany neck with reinforcements and adjustable truss rod

Precision glued drop-in Terraced Tenon neck joint

Pickup mounting region solid for maximum efficiency

Humbucking pickup to suit with split coil on Vol pot if desired

Available in various internal bracing configurations to vary the

Acoustic/feedback balance to player’s needs

Multiple pickups optionally on request

The instrument pictured may differ from current production model.

Jazz Standard MP3
Adam Rafferty, 7 string with Armstrong PAF, 'America' (2MB)

Adam Rafferty Trio, 'Blues For Wes And George', from the CD 'Three Souls' 2001 (1.3MB)

Adam Rafferty Trio, 'Blues For My Shoes', from the CD 'Three Souls' 2001 (1.5MB)

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