Ibanez JP-20 Joe Pass 1988

Product Image

DKK 18995

Woodstock Guitars

Very cool 1988 Ibanez JP20 Joe Pass model. Made in Japan, in great condition.

The JP20 is a full sized 16” 25 1/2” scale single cutaway arched spruce top, maple back and sides hollow body electric guitar model introduced in 1982. This 1988 example was made in the Terada factory. The serial number system is a bit unusual, which is why many are listed as 1980 models (before it came out ;-)) but this guitar is definitely a 1988 model.

The Ibanez JP-20 Joe Pass Model was introduced in 1982, and produced in limited quantities until 1991. Designed in collaboration with British guitar impresario Maurice Summerfield, the JP-20 was adapted from Pass’ own Jimmy D’Aquisto hand built guitar. Taking the workhorse ES-175 as a starting point, the JP-20 added subtle touches that improved response, playability and comfort.

The guitar includes a brand new deluxe case.


  • Bookmatched arched laminate spruce top
  • Bookmatched arched laminate flame maple back and sides
  • Three-piece solid maple neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Body size at lower bout: 16″ Scale length: 25 1/2″ Nut width: 1 3/4″ Body depth: 2 3/4″ Neck depth, 1st/10th frets: .78/.82
  • 22 fret solid ebony fingerboard
  • Mother of pearl fingerboard and peghead inlay
  • Multi-bound body, headstock and fingerboard, bound f-holes.
  • Hardware: Original gold plated hardware includes Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickup, sealed VelveTune tuners with ebony keys; contoured Macassar ebony tailpiece; adjustable compensated ebony bridge; bound ebony pickguard; gold Sure Grip volume and tone knobs.

Mere fedt gear: