The Jazzmaster. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. It has the requisite alder body with a gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish and … Hard to imagine that today, but it was certainly more expensive at the … FEATURES With the American Original ’60s Jazzmaster, Fender went all out replicating the finer details of a Sixties Jazzmaster. The Jazzmaster is relatively en vogue these days, thanks in no small part to once-fringe players like Nels Cline, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo and Thurston Moore, and a host of recent indie adopters of the model. First brought out by Fender in 1958 when Leo was at his peak, this was supposed to be an upgrade to the Stratocaster. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Fender Player Jazzmaster Electric Guitar - Pau Ferro - 3 Color Sunburst at These guitars had amazing qualities that people loved them for and made them the best selling instruments of the … Cline, Ranaldo, Moore, and My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields gravitated to the Jazzmaster … Once upon a time in the past they used to make guitars that sounded and looked amazing.