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Ernie Ball Music Man unveils dreamy John Petrucci 2020 signature models

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Ernie Ball Music Man has announced the 2020 line of John Petrucci signature electric guitars, which features new Majesty, JP15 and JP Maple Top models.

The new Majesty boasts a lightweight Okoume body with a flamed maple shield and a glossy translucent finish. Pickups are Petrucci signature DiMarzio Dreamcatcher (bridge) and Rainmaker (neck) humbuckers, combined with an onboard piezo bridge system. 

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The guitar is available in four new finishes – Pink Sand, Red Phoenix, Smoked Pearl and Ember Glow, starting at $2,999.

Also on tap is a new “Purple Nebula” Majesty, which sports a carved, highly-figured quilt maple top over alder sides and a neck-through center of mahogany and maple.

Other features include a three-piece neck constructed with two strips of Honduran mahogany and a center strip of flamed maple, as well as the same Dreamcatcher/Rainmaker pickup package and onboard piezo bridge system.

JP15 in Cerulean Paradise

JP15 in Cerulean Paradise (Image credit: Ernie Ball Music Man)

Additionally, each “Purple Nebula” Majesty is accompanied by a backplate signed by John Petrucci and a numbered certificate of authenticity.

The Purple Nebula Majesty is available as either a six-string or seven-string, with a limited run of 200 guitars worldwide, beginning at $5,299.

The 2020 JP15, meanwhile, features a lightweight Okoume body with a figured maple top in a Cerulean Paradise finish. There’s also a figured roasted maple neck and fingerboard, and pickups are a pair of custom DiMarzio Illuminator humbuckers, accompanied by a piezo bridge system and onboard 20db gain boost.

The JP15 is available in six-string or seven-string models with Ernie Ball Music Man JP tremolo, three-way toggle pickup selector and Ernie Ball Music Man hardshell case, beginning at $3,249.

JP Maple Top in Dragon Blood

JP Maple Top in Dragon Blood (Image credit: Ernie Ball Music Man)

Finally, the JP Maple Top features an alder body with a mahogany tone block and figured maple top, as well as a Honduran Mahogany neck and East Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

There’s also DiMarzio Liquifire and Crunch Lab pickups, a piezo bridge system and a coil-splitting tone pot.

The guitar is available in six-string or seven-string models with Music Man JP tremolo, three-way toggle pickup selector and Ernie Ball Music Man hardshell case.

A Koa Top option includes a mahogany body and neck with an ebony fretboard.

The 2020 JP Maple Top is offered in a Dragon Blood finish with a choice of quilt or flame top, beginning at $3,249.

For more information on all the new John Petrucci models, head to Music Man.