The Jag-Stang was a guitar that Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain designed with Fender in the early ’90s, and the company is re-releasing the Mexican-made model later this year to honor the 30th anniversary of their groundbreaking album, It does not matter.
Cobain combined the Mustang and Jaguar Fender models and came up with the prototype of the Jag-Stang, which he took on the road with him in 1994 when the band was on tour to support their third album. In utero, MusicRadar reports.
“Kurt always played two guitars,” remembers Fender’s Larry Brooks. “He took pictures of each one, cut them in half and put them together to see what they would look like. It was his concept, and we detailed and profiled it to give it balance and feel.”
Brooks remembered that the Nirvana frontman was easy going when he came up with the concept of the Jaguar-Mustang hybrid. “I had a chance to sit down and talk with him, and then we built a prototype for him. He played it for a while, then wrote some suggestions on the guitar and sent it back to us. times, we got it right. “
The Jag-Stang combines all of the features Cobain loved in the Mustang and Jaguar models, and will allow players to create a sound similar to that of the late rocker. It will be released in October 2021, the following month. It does not matter celebrates its 30th anniversary. Both right-handed and left-handed editions will be available in “Sonic Blue” and “Fiesta Red” colors for $ 1,249.
See the images below and find out where you can get a Jag-Stang here.
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