#1
I'm looking at buying a semi-hollow for my HS (and later, college) jazz playing, and i was looking at this:

Italia Mondial II

What are people's opinions of that guitar?

If it wasn't that, the other guitar i've been looking at is a Fender '72 Thinline.


First, any advice with those would be good, but if there's any other good jazz guitars, feel free to say.

Any help here is greatly appreciated.

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#3
When I play jazz I always grab my epi Lucille. Upgraded it a little bit, but its a nice sounding guitar right out of the box.And its not limited to just jazz.
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#4
Those Italias are supposed to be pretty decent, yeah. wouldn't you prefer some sort of archtop, though?
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#5
I'm looking for something unique. I'm not a fan of the gretsch twang, don't have the money for an epi elitist, the epi casino looks good, barring the P-90s, which i wouldn't want in my jazz guitar. I'm just looking for something unique, and semi-hollow, and i've come between the Thinline and the Mondial II
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I'm looking for something unique. I'm not a fan of the gretsch twang, don't have the money for an epi elitist, the epi casino looks good, barring the P-90s, which i wouldn't want in my jazz guitar. I'm just looking for something unique, and semi-hollow, and i've come between the Thinline and the Mondial II


Don't know why you wouldn't want p-90s on a jazz guitar.....Gibson put them on all their archtops before they invented the humbucker, and jazz artists still used them.....plus, the Casino doubles quite nicely as an acoustic guitar, very convenient for a college student.

Still, um, there's a company called Hagstrom you may want to take a look at as well. Has some of that European style the Italias have.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Hagstrom-Deluxe-F-Electric-Guitar?sku=513345
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Hagstrom-Viking-SemiHollow-Electric-Guitar?sku=513354

As well as, hm, maybe the Epi version of the ES-175 would be of interest to you?

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Epiphone-ES175-Electric-Guitar?sku=517414
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#8
anyone for a peerless guitar-

they're pretty good at the moment- and they pretty much specialise in Archtops-

I think the bottom end one (which is still pretty hot) has humbuckers


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