On Friday, July 14, 2006, Gretsch® will unveil its all new G400JV Jimmie Vaughan Synchromatic™ Archtop guitar model, as Vaughan himself plays the instrument in Ballroom D500 at the Austin Convention Center. In conjunction with NAMM, "An Evening With Jimmie Vaughan & Special Guests" is open to all NAMM show attendees, and it will be the first time that the hometown hero plays his new Gretsch signature model guitar in public.
The new Gretsch G400JV Jimmie Vaughan Synchromatic Archtop is ideal for Gretsch players looking for a cool stage-ready acoustic/electric archtop guitar, vintage enthusiasts, guitar collectors, Gretsch fanatics and, of course, Jimmie Vaughan fans.
Designed by Vaughan himself for everything from blues to jazz, the new G400JV is destined to be a classic for years to come. Features include all solid wood construction, nitrocellulose lacquer finish, newly designed Fishman® archtop acoustic pickup system, and Grover® Imperial™ machine heads.
"Jimmie Vaughan has been a tremendous friend to all of us at Gretsch for a long time," said Mike Lewis, Marketing Manager for Gretsch. "His playing in unbelievable and his influence on so many styles of music and musicians is undeniable. It is truly an honor to be able to pay homage to his contributions, and to work with him on designing this unique instrument."
Gretsch invites everyone to come see this guitar for the first time at its NAMM show booth in Austin, and to hear it for the first time in the hands of Jimmie Vaughan on Friday, July 14th at 6:00pm in Ballroom D500 at the Austin Convention Center.
US MSRP is $2,975.00.