Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO
Featuring ProBuckers™ w/coil-splitting. Now in Wine Red!
The new Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO honors the "President of Bebop Guitar" and one of the most prolific and groundbreaking electric guitarists in the history of jazz. The Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO is a true archtop guitar with classic  bracing and features Epiphone’s critically acclaimed new ProBucker™ pickups with coil-splitting plus the new Graphtech® NuBone XL™ nut. And now available in a beautiful new Wine Red color finish.

During his long career, Joe Pass's advanced harmonic knowledge and seemingly endless well of melodic ideas made him the premier accompanist for the top singers and soloists in the world of jazz including Les McCann, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, and Milt Jackson. The new Joe Pass Emperor II PRO is a fitting tribute to Joe, who was a great inspiration and friend to Epiphone and guitarists throughout the world.

Lifetime Warranty

Like all Epiphones, the new Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO comes with our Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson’s famous 24/7/365 customer service. Play the new Joe Pass Emperor II-PRO today at your favorite Authorized Epiphone Dealer.
TopSelect Spruce
Back and SideLaminated Flame Top
Nut Width1.68”
NutGraphtech® NuBone XL™
Neck Jointmortise and tenon
Neck Material3 pc laminated hard Maple
Neck Shape1960s SlimTaper™ C-Profile
Truss RodAdjustable
Fingerboardpearloid block inlays
Truss Rod Cover2-ply; (Black/White); "Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO" in White
Frets20 medium jumbo
Fingerboard Radius12
Top5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Back: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Neck: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
Headstock: 5-ply (Ivory/Black)
"F" Holes: 1-ply (Ivory/Black)
Neck PickupEpiphone ProBucker-2™
Bridge PickupEpiphone ProBucker-3™
BridgeFloating; Thumbwheel Adjustable height
Tailpiece"Vintage "Scroll" Trapeze
PickguardBound "Tortoise" Pickguard with metal "E"
Hardwarenickel (gold)
Bridge Volume with coil-splitting
Neck Volume with coil-splitting
3-way pickup selector (toggle) w/ivory toggle
KnobsTop Hats with metal inserts (Volume/Tone)
Machine HeadsGrover® Rotomatic™, 18:1 ratio
StringsD’Addario®® 11, 14, 19 (wound) 30, 41, 52 gauge
ColorsVintage Sunburst, Natural, Wine Red
Hard Caseoptional
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