Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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4.8

(9 reviews)

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The Gibson J-15 dreadnought is a descendant of iconic heritage that delivers versatile performance.

The eye-catching Gibson J-15 Acoustic Electric Guitar builds on the traditional foundation of Gibson’s iconic J-45. This new round-shouldered future classic is handcrafted in Gibson's Bozeman, Montana facility exclusively from North American solid tonewoods.

The top of the J-15 is made from Sitka spruce, while the back and sides are constructed from American walnut, giving the this Gibson a warm, low end with ringing, harmonically rich treble response, capable of achieving a pure dynamic contrast, which makes it the perfect acoustic for just about any musical genre. The Gibson J-15 features a hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer finish to allow the wood to “breathe” to maximize tonality.The neck is carved from maple, and features a Walnut fingerboard with tradtional-style mother-of pearl dot inlays.

At the heart of the Gibson J-15 Acoustic Electric guitar is the LR Baggs Element preamp system, letting you amplify your guitar quickly and easily. Chrome hardware includes nickel Grover 14:1 mini-tuners. Gibson hardshell case included.


Order your Gibson J-15 Acoustic Electric Guitar today from Sam Ash Direct with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy and our fast, free shipping.

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  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Gibson Hardshell Case
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Model J-15

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GibsonJ-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0

EXCELLENT ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC

By 

from CANOGA PK CAL

Staff Reviewer

Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

FULL SOUND. AND WARM TONE.GREAT FOR SHOWS VERY DEPENDABLE.THIS IS A HANDS ON REVIEW FROM ROCKIN DAVE AT SAM ASH MUSIC

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  • No
 
5.0

Brilliant sounding acoustic

By 

from New Brunswick, NJ

Pros

  • Easy To Play
  • Great Preamp
  • Sleek Design
  • Sounds Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gigs
    • Live Events
    • Open Mics
    • Small Venues
    • Solo Artists
    • Studio Sessions

    Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    The Gibson J-45 is a masterwork of guitar craftsmanship. They are handmade in Montana and it shows once you get your hands on one. The tone is clear as day and the highs and lows are well rounded. The neck is sleek and easy to play and the design is absolutely gorgeous. The preamp sounds great coming through an amplifier or a PA system and it has a few levels of tone control. It's built with high quality wood very carefully and you can tell once you start to play and listen to the sounds that come through.

     
    5.0

    Awesome American Made Guitar

    By 

    from Sam Ash Music Ontario

    Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Great playing, great sounding and great looking guitar! Price is awesome for what you get from the J15. Real nitro hand sprayed finish. Walnut back and sides are good looking and have a very cool tonal quality. Nice bottom end with crisp top end. Awesome guitar.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Born in the USA

    By 

    from Columbus, OH

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comes With A Case
    • Fantastic Warranty
    • Good Price
    • Great Quality
    • Made In Usa

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performance
      • Recording

      Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      As an employee of Sam Ash Music, I have had the opportunity to go to Gibson's acoustic factory in Bozeman, MT. After seeing the care and time put into their guitars, I will stand by Gibson until the end. They use as much hand craftsmanship as possible. Their quality control is great. The sound is what you would expect from a hand-made, American instrument!

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      5.0

      A new classic

      By 

      from Lombard, IL

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Play
      • Great Tone
      • Great Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Performing
        • Practice

        Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This is a great guitar all around. The walnut adds a non traditional tone color that is very pleasing when compared to the common rosewood or mahogany. It provides a full, warm, but focused tone that cuts through in an ensemble. The neck is very comfortable and is easy to play, and the electronics provide a clean amplified tone. Gibson hit a home run with an American made guitar with all solid woods for under $1500.

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        5.0

        Gibson tone, affordable price!

        By 

        from huntington NY

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • American Made
        • Cost
        • Feel
        • Tone
        • Volume

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gigs
          • Practice
          • Recording

          Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Amazing! one of the best guitars I've played. I still can't believe the volume, the tone, the ease of playability, the appearance, the smell, and the woody deep harmonic Gibsonsy sound this guitar projects. It's a true keeper.

          If you get a chance to play one, forget that this is about the least expensive Montana-made Gibson made. Just let the sound be your guide. I've seen online reviews and folks who have played guitars for 30,40 years are saying this is one of the finest they've ever heard. Count me in that group, and count me privileged to own one.

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          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The One

          By 

          from Mooresville, NC

          Pros

          • Made in USA
          • Made With Usa Wood
          • Perfect out of the box
          • price

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Gigging
          • Jammin
          • Recording

          Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Iw as in the market for an Acoustic Electric. Looking in the $1000 to $1500 range. Never considered a Gibson. I did alot of research on Taylors and Martins in that price range and have taken instore test drives of those brands for some time. I never considered a Gibson because the only Gibson I was interested in was out of my price range. I was ready to buy and was in Sam Ash playing the two models I thought I had narrowed it down to. The sales person asked me if I tried the J-15. I said no and he said they had just gotten one in and he went to the back and brought it out. Fresh out of the box. He quickly tuned it up and I strummed one chord and thought OMG. He explained the specs of this guitar to me and I couldn't believe it. An all solid wood USA made guitar for under $1500 from Gibson. This guitar had perfect set up out of the box. Tone is well balanced. More base response than the Taylor or Martin in this price range along plenty of mids and treble. Sustains well too. The L.R. Baggs element pickup in this is outstanding. Tone is subjective but if you are in the market for a new acoustic/electric this one is well worth the test drive.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Very happy I bought my J-15

          By 

          from SE Pennsylvania

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great tone
          • Great Value
          • Quality construction
          • Sustainable product

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            Need to replace my Gibson Gospel, which is deteriorating from poor care. Was happy to see Gibson offering a model within reach of my budget. The sound and feel did not disappoint. I love this guitar!

            Attention: do not judge the sound of this guitar until you replace the strings. Sounded horrible as shipped, but once I put my brand on (D'Addario EJ16) it sang!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Finally! The perfect affordable guitar!

            By 

            from Cincinnati, Ohio

            Pros

            • Amazing Playability
            • American craftsmanship
            • American Tonewoods
            • Beautiful Woodgrains
            • Very Warm Tonality

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • Every Genre Of Music
            • Finger Picking
            • Jamming
            • Live Performances
            • Practicing
            • Strumming

            Comments about Gibson J-15 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            The best you can buy in this price range. The American woods really add personality and beautiful tones. The woods are cheaper than shipped mahogany, keeping the price on the low end for a Gibson. If you're looking for your first high end guitar, or one to add to your collection, this one is a must have.

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