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Strandberg Unveils New Semi-Hollow Salen Jazz Guitar

Strandberg's new Salen Jazz semi-hollow
(Image credit: Strandberg Guitars)

The headless specialists at Strandberg have unveiled a new model, the Salen Jazz.

The company's first-ever semi-hollow headless model jazz guitar, the Salen Jazz features a chambered mahogany body with a single f-hole, a solid maple top, and a carbon fiber-reinforced bolt-on mahogany neck with Strandberg's EndurNeck profile. 

Also aboard is a 20” rosewood fretboard with 24 frets featuring Jescar 57110 stainless steel fretwire, plus a Strandberg EGS Series 5 fixed bridge and string locks.

Sonically, the guitar features two Strandberg classic humbuckers wired to a five-way selector switch – containing options for selecting the neck outer-coil, or a combination of the neck inner-coil and bridge outer-coil – and controlled by individual volume and tone controls. 

Strandberg's new Salen Jazz guitar

(Image credit: Strandberg Guitars)

Other visual appointments on the guitar include Luminlay green side dots and inlays, black anodized hardware, and a black pickguard.

The Strandberg Salen Jazz will be sold for $2,095. The release date for the guitar has yet to be announced as of press time.

For more info on the guitar, stop by strandbergguitars.com (opens in new tab).

Jackson Maxwell
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.