Jack White demos the bonkers pitch-shifting custom Fender Jazzmaster he thinks will make Tom Morello jealous

Jack White playing a custom Fender Jazzmaster
(Image credit: Jack White/Instagram)

Jack White is not just a legendary songwriter and instrumentalist – he’s also a keen guitar gear designer, having previously flexed his out-of-the-box philosophy in products such as his version of Gamechanger Audio's Plasma Coil overdrive pedal.

His most recent feat of guitar modding, though, looks to be one of his wildest: a custom Fender Jazzmaster, which has “the guts of an Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork” pitch-shifter built directly into the body.

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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.