Epiphone Instruments announced the release of three unique beginner guitar packs – Les Paul Player Pack, Les Paul Performance Pack, and SG Performance Pack. Each guitar pack features one of Epiphone’s historic guitar models heard on hundreds of rock and roll classics over the last 50 years along with everything a future rock star needs, including an amp, guitar cord, strap, tuner, and a comprehensive lessons package from eMedia.
“The Epiphone Guitar Packs are a great way for beginners to learn to play guitar,” said Epiphone President Jim Rosenberg. “The packs offer new players a real instrument they can count on for years as their level and confidence improves. Mr. Les Paul himself was dedicated to seeing young people discover music and the Epiphone Guitar Packs provide new musicians everything they need to start rocking out right away.” Epiphone’s Les Paul Player Pack
($347), available in Ebony and Vintage Sunburst, includes a genuine Les Paul Special-II LTD guitar featuring two classic humbucker pickups and a 10-watt Electar guitar amp with a 10ft guitar cable. The Les Paul Player Pack also includes a clip-on headstock chromatic tuner, a guitar strap, medium picks, and an easy-to-carry gigbag. Epiphone’s Les Paul Performance Pack
($450), available in Ebony and Vintage Sunburst, includes a genuine Les Paul Special-II LTD electric guitar featuring two classic humbucker pickups and a full-on 2-channel, 15watt Epiphone Electar guitar amp with reverb. The Les Paul Performance Pack also comes with a guitar cable, a clip-on headstock chromatic tuner, guitar strap, medium picks, and an easy-to-carry gigbag. Epiphone’s “Goth” SG Performance Pack
($450), available in a Pitch Black satin finish, includes a genuine Epiphone “Goth” SG-Special Limited electric guitar featuring two classic humbucker pickups with a Killpot control and a full-on, “Goth”-worthy 2-channel, 15-watt Epiphone Electar guitar amp with reverb. A guitar cable, clip-on headstock chromatic tuner, guitar strap, medium picks and an easy-to-carry gigbag are also included.
Each Epiphone Guitar Pack comes with eMedia’s easy-to-use introductory guitar lessons (a $59.95 value) and Epiphone’s Lifetime Guarantee Warranty. The eMediaTM software features powerful, new interactive feedback on melodies and a full complement of helpful tools such as the new Note Tracker and Finger Tracker as well as an animated fretboard. Songs and exercises can be heard either as live-recorded audio or as MIDI tracks.www.epiphone.com