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Gibson Rosewood Burst Standards: J-45, Hummingbird, and SJ-200

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Discover the sonic allure of Gibson's Rosewood Burst Standards. These premium acoustics feature rosewood backs and sides for a warmer, more complex sound, expanding the tonal range of these legendary models.

All new Gibson Rosewood Burst acoustics announced. The legendary guitar maker Gibson elevates three of its most iconic acoustic models – the J-45 Standard, Hummingbird Standard, and SJ-200 Standard.

Gibson Rosewood Burst

These premium Gibson Rosewood Burst editions join the Modern Acoustic series. They boast solid rosewood backs and sides, Sitka spruce tops, Grover tuners, and LR Baggs VTC electronics. This tonal shift promises a richer, more complex sonic experience.

J-45 Standard Rosewood - Rosewood Burst
J-45 Standard Rosewood – Rosewood Burst

The Shared Specs

  • Tonewoods: Premium all-solid construction delivers exceptional sound. Sitka spruce tops, known for brightness and projection, are paired with rosewood backs and sides for warmth, depth, and enhanced overtones. Hand-scalloped X-bracing ensures structural integrity and maximum tonal resonance.
  • Visual Appeal: The luxurious Rosewood Burst finish is a feast for the eyes. Multi-ply binding on the top and single-ply on the back provide elegant contrast.
  • Premium Hardware: Gold Grover tuners add a touch of class. The J-45 and Hummingbird feature Rotomatics with kidney buttons, while the SJ-200 boasts regal Imperial tuners.
  • Electronics: The LR Baggs VTC system delivers pristine amplified sound with discreet soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls.
SJ-200 Standard Rosewood - Rosewood Burst
SJ-200 Standard Rosewood – Rosewood Burst

Model-Specific Highlights

  • J-45 Standard Rosewood: Gibson’s workhorse gets the rosewood treatment. Features a SlimTaper neck for effortless playability, a 24.75″ scale length, and understated MOP dot inlays.
  • Hummingbird Standard Rosewood: A timeless classic with a bolder voice. It offers a rounded neck profile, 24.75″ scale length, and split parallelogram inlays.
  • SJ-200 Rosewood: The “King of the Flat-Tops” returns to its rosewood roots. Features a rounded neck profile, a longer 25.5″ scale length, graduated crown inlays, a bound headstock, and a distinctive two-bar moustache bridge.
Hummingbird Standard Rosewood - Rosewood Burst
Hummingbird Standard Rosewood – Rosewood Burst

The Rosewood Difference

Rosewood backs, and sides offer a slightly fuller bass response and a more complex overtone profile, expanding the sonic palette of these beloved Gibson models. Expect a warmer, richer tone that complements the inherent character of each guitar.

Pricing and Availability

The Gibson Rosewood Burst Standards, including left-handed options, are available now:

Each guitar includes a hardshell case for ultimate protection.

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