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Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO
New Vintage Natural Finish plus ProBucker™ pickups with coil-splitting
The classic Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO honors the "President of Bebop Guitar," one of the most prolific and groundbreaking guitarists in the history of jazz. The Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO is a true archtop with hand-scalloped bracing. Featuring Epiphone’s critically acclaimed ProBucker™ hunbuckers with coil-splitting, a Graphtech® NuBone XL™ nut, and Grover™ Rotomatic tuners. Now available in a beautiful new Vintage Natural, Vintage Sunburst, and Wine Red.
Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO At A Glance
  • Designed with jazz legend Joe Pass
  • Arched Select Spruce with hand-scalloped bracing and sound post
  • New Vintage Natural Finish
  • ProBucker™ pickups with coil-splitting
  • Graphtech® NuBone XL™ nut
Top MaterialSelect Spruce, Arched with hand-scalloped bracing and sound post
Back MaterialLaminated Flame Maple
Side MaterialLaminated Flame Maple
Neck Material3-pc laminated Hard Maple
Neck Shape1960's SlimTaper™; C Profile
Neck JointGlued-In
Truss RodAdjustable
Scale Length24.75"
Fingerboard MaterialPau Ferro with Pearloid Block inlays
Neck PickupProBucker-2™
Bridge PickupProBucker-3™
ControlsBridge Volume with coil-tapping, Neck Volume with coil-tapping, Bridge Tone, Neck Tone, 3-way pickup selector (toggle); Ivory toggle cap
BindingTop: 5-ply (Ivory/Black), Back - 5-ply (Ivory/Black), Neck - 5-ply (Ivory/Black), Headstock - 5-ply (Ivory/Black), "F" Holes - 1-ply (Ivory/Black)
Fingerboard Radius12"
Frets20; medium-jumbo
BridgeFloating Pau Ferro; Thumbwheel Adjustable height
Tailpiece"Vintage "Scroll" Trapeze
NutGraphtech® NuBone XL™
Nut Width1-11/16"
Machine HeadsGrover™ Rotomatic™; 18:1 ratio
PickguardBound "Tortoise" Pickguard with metal "E"
Truss Rod Cover2-ply; (Black/White); "Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO" in White
KnobsTop Hats with metal inserts (Volume/Tone)
StringsD’Addario® 11-52 gauge
Typical Weight7.0 lbs
ColorsVintage Natural (VN), Vintage Sunburst (VS), Wine Red (WR)
OptionsHard Case (940-EEMCS)
WarrantyEpiphone Limited Lifetime
Service1-800-4GIBSON (1-800-444-2766), service@gibson.com
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