A touch of luxury – The 150th Anniversary Zephyr DeLuxe Regent by Epiphone
Dear music lovers, today we present to you the Epiphone 150th Anniversary Zephyr DeLuxe Regent jazz guitar. This gem is a real eye-catcher and a tribute to the golden age of jazz. Epiphone’s revival of the Zephyr series, originally created in the 1940s, impressively demonstrates the combination of an authentic retro look with modern design.
Technical details at a glance
- Type: Semi-acoustic guitar
- Body: Maple
- Top: Spruce
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Pickups: 3 x mini humbuckers
- Finish: Aged Gloss
- Color: Sunburst
The technical details explained in detail
When using maple for the body, Epiphone set its sights on the sound of the traditional archtop guitar. Maple is known for its ability to produce clear mids and highs, perfect for the characteristic jazz sound.
The top, the body, the neck and the color.
The highlight of the Zephyr DeLuxe is undoubtedly the Spruce top. It gives the guitar an impressive resonance and volume, and its natural shine makes it a real eye-catcher.
The maple body is not only a sound producer, but also a feast for the eyes. It delivers a wide sound spectrum and provides the authentic archtop sound.
The neck is made of mahogany and completes the overall look of the guitar. The mahogany finish adds a warm and mellow note to the guitar’s sound profile.
The color is a beautiful sunburst, which makes the guitar shine in the light.
Workmanship, construction, structure and operation
The build quality of the Zephyr DeLuxe is top notch and surpasses many other guitars in this price range. The build and structure are solid, stable and understandable. Operation is intuitive and straightforward – the Zephyr DeLuxe is suitable for any musician, from beginner to professional.
Sound and playability
Sound-wise, the Zephyr Deluxe delivers a top-notch experience. The deep and intense booms, clear mids, and crystal clear highs are truly impressive.
In terms of playability, it leaves little to be desired. The neck is comfortable in the hand and the strings are easy to grip. Even fast runs and chord changes are effortlessly possible.
The Epiphone Zephyr DeLuxe 150th Anniversary shows that jazz guitars don’t have to be priceless to sound and look good. The materials used are of high quality and the craftsmanship is impressive. Whether you’re a beginner, a pro, or a collector, this guitar will delight you on all levels. Epiphone has not only created an attractive instrument in the 150th Anniversary Edition of the Zephyr DeLuxe, but also brought a piece of music history to life.