Performance is our passion.
The classic Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO honors the "President of Bebop Guitar," one of the most prolific and groundbreaking guitarists in the history of jazz. The Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO is a true archtop with hand-scalloped bracing. Featuring Epiphone’s critically acclaimed ProBucker™ hunbuckers with coil-splitting, a Graphtech® NuBone XL™ nut, and Grover™ Rotomatic tuners. Now available in a beautiful new Vintage Natural, Vintage Sunburst, and Wine Red.
Top Material: Select Spruce, Arched with hand-scalloped bracing and sound post
Back Material: Laminated Flame Maple
Side Material: Laminated Flame Maple
Neck Material: 3-pc laminated Hard Maple
Neck Shape: 1960's SlimTaper™; C Profile
Neck Joint: Glued-In
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Pau Ferro with Pearloid Block inlays
Neck Pickup: ProBucker-2™
Bridge Pickup: ProBucker-3™
Controls: Bridge Volume with coil-tapping, Neck Volume with coil-tapping, Bridge Tone, Neck Tone, 3-way pickup selector (toggle); Ivory toggle cap
Binding Top: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Binding Back: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Binding Neck: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Binding Headstock: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Binding "F" Holes: 1-ply (Ivory/Black)
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 20; medium-jumbo
Bridge: Floating Pau Ferro; Thumbwheel Adjustable height
Tailpiece: "Vintage "Scroll" Trapeze
Nut: Graphtech® NuBone XL™
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Machine Heads: Grover™ Rotomatic™; 18:1 ratio
Pickguard: Bound "Tortoise" Pickguard with metal "E"
Truss Rod Cover: 2-ply; (Black/White); "Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO" in White
Knobs: Top Hats with metal inserts (Volume/Tone)