Gibson joins forces with Jim James for elegant new signature ES-335

Jim James with his new Gibson signature ES-335
(Image credit: Austin Nelson/Gibson)

My Morning Jacket frontman and electric guitar player Jim James has teamed up with Gibson to create a new signature ES-335.

Coming just a couple of weeks after the release of My Morning Jacket's self-titled ninth studio album, the Jim James ES-335 is a beauty of a signature guitar, boasting a three-ply maple/poplar/maple body, and a mahogany SlimTaper neck featuring an Indian rosewood fretboard boasting 22 medium jumbo frets with acrylic dot inlays.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.