Ibanez George Benson GB-10 MIJ Sunburst from 2014


George Benson, the famous American jazz and R&B guitarist, born March 22, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is also a singer and songwriter. His exceptional career spanned several decades, beginning in the 1960s as a jazz guitarist.

In the 1970s, Benson achieved immense success fusing jazz with R&B and pop. His breakthrough 1976 album, "Breezin'," was a turning point, winning several Grammy Awards. His guitar virtuosity and distinctive voice have made him an influential figure in contemporary music.

Ibanez had the opportunity to collaborate with George Benson to create a series of hollow body guitars, marketed under the brand name. The signature series began in 1977 with the iconic GB10 model, marking the first artist signature model produced by Ibanez.

George Benson and his signature GB-10 model made by Ibanez.

(Source: www.ibanez.fandom.com)

Discover the 2014 Ibanez George Benson GB-10 MIJ Sunburst model here, available for sale. An exceptional instrument resulting from the collaboration between George Benson and Ibanez, combining manufacturing quality and unique sounds.

Technical characteristics :

  • Top: Spruce
  • Base: Maple
  • Sides: Maple
  • Sleeve : Maple 3 pieces
  • Touch : Ebony
  • Width at nut: 44 mm
  • Radius: 10"
  • Frets: 22 jumbo frets (95%)
  • Scale: 24.75" (628 mm)
  • Profile: Slim C
  • Pickguard: Turtoise
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Pickups: 2x GB Special Humbucker
  • Controls: 2x Volumes / 2x Tones / 3-position Toggle Switch
  • Country of manufacture: Japan
  • Year 2014
  • Finish: Surnburst
  • Decorations: Netting on the edge of the table, back, fingerboard and headstock / Rectangular key markers in white mother-of-pearl and abalone / Inlay on the headstock and on the base of the gate
  • Details: Normal signs of wear from moderate use / Slight dent at the bottom left on the table / Very good general condition

Like all our instruments, this guitar has been carefully tuned. 

So it has very good playing comfort, very pleasant, mounted in flat threads.

With a warm, woody, balanced sound, with lots of clarity, beautiful resonance and good sustain, this guitar offers a superb sound, which is sure to delight jazz guitarists.

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