Ibanez GB40 George Benson 40th Anniversary Jazz Guitar

Ibanez GB40 George Benson 40th Anniversary Jazz Guitar

Appreciated as both a musician and performer by millions, George Benson has always had the dual role of expert improviser and vibrant entertainer. He has consistently placed his keenly discerning art in the service of a rousing good time. Rounding out his singular approach with sly, seductive rhythm and blues, hes earned himself an impeccable reputation as one of musics most enterprising and engaging stars.

Ebony Fretboard w/Artstar Fret Edge Treatment

The Ebony fretboard with Artstar fret edge treatment provides tight response and smooth left-hand fingering.

GB Special Pickups

GB special pickups are installed and float off the body, eliminating feedback and enabling a superbly warm jazz sound.

Half-Bone/Half Brass Nut

The splendid George Benson Signature GB40TH features a specially-designed half bone/half brass nut.

Sure Grip III Control Knobs

The Sure Grip III knobs are designed for precise control with nonslip functionality, along with smooth and classic looks.

Deluxe hard case included.

neck type - GB 3pc Maple set-in neck

body - Solid Spruce top/Flamed Maple back & sides

fretboard - Bound Ebony fretboard w/GB40THII special inlay

fret - Medium frets w/Artstar fret edge treatment

number of frets - 22

bridge - Ebony bridge

tailpiece - GB10 tailpiece w/40th Anniversary specially designed wood cover

neck pickup - GB special (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)

bridge pickup - GB special (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)

factory tuning - 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E

string - Flatwound strings

string gauge - .011/.015/.022w/.030/.040/.050

nut - Half-Bone/Half-Brass nut

hardware color - Gold

Scale :


a : Width

43mm at NUT

b : Width

57mm at 22F

c : Thickness

20mm at 1F

d : Thickness

22mm at 9F

Radius :


a : Length

18 7/8"

b : Width

14 1/2"

c : Max Depth