Fender Japan continues its fine guitar-making form with Heather Brown’s ultra-limited, nautical-themed Original Canvas Esquire

Fender Japan Canvas Esquire electric guitar
(Image credit: Fender Japan)

The guitar world is full of inevitabilities, and one that is becoming increasingly apparent is the certainty that, every once in a while, Fender Japan will come along and release a mesmerizing electric guitar that will send jaws dive bombing to the floor.

Now, from the brains that brought you Miyavi’s souped-up super-Tele, Kenji Hino’s ultra-versatile Jazz Bass and Daiki Tsuneta’s radical-looking Swinger six-string comes an all-new guitar – a nautical-themed Original Canvas Esquire design in collaboration with Heather Brown.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.