In launching the new AZ series, our aim is not to merely create a completely new guitar model, but to sculpt a great guitar that can foster the potential of the modern ‘third phase’ while maintaining traditional elements. Even though Ibanez is thought of as a modern guitar brand, we have decades of accumulated knowledge and a history of pushing the boundaries.
The AZ series carries with it all of the hallmarks of these tried and tested Ibanez qualities: the smooth oval neck grip, the well balanced asymmetrical body shape, and the neck heel allowing unrivaled playability. It also features details such as a new tremolo bridge, as well as newly developed pickups in collaboration with Seymour Duncan®. All of these elements help the AZ push the existing boundaries of playability and sound even further.
At first glance, the AZ series may seem like an enigma to some. The magic of this new model is not something that may be apparent by just observing it. The magic does, however, become instantly apparent once it is played. The AZ series represents the future of guitar playing. We welcome you to play it and see for yourself.
Tickets are available from Music Experience at R50 each (limited tickets available), an Ibanez hamper valued at over R300 included with every ticket purchase (receive upon admission at event)