Jason Isbell: ”I think the Telecaster is probably the best guitar design, ever”

Jason Isbell with his Fender Custom Telecaster
(Image credit: Fender)

If the Telecaster has made its name as the quintessential country and rock ’n’ roll guitar, who better to receive a signature model than modern Americana’s premier songwriter and tonesmith, Jason Isbell? 

An avid collector, Jason took features from two of his favourite Teles to create the template for his new signature Custom Telecaster

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Stuart Williams

Stuart is a freelancer for Guitar World and heads up Total Guitar magazine's gear section. He formerly edited Total Guitar and Rhythm magazines in the UK and has been playing guitar and drums for over two decades (his arms are very tired). When he's not working on the site, he can be found gigging and depping in function bands and the odd original project.