Bensalem, PA (January 19, 2017) -- Since the summer NAMM show of 1987, the JEM has evolved into one of the few iconic electric guitars that are immediately recognizable around the world for their unique shape, sound and style. Over the years, Ibanez and Steve Vai have become unequivocally connected to this legendary instrument that has become so significant to both company and artist.

For 2017, Ibanez is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of their relationship with Steve Vai, and the creation of the legendary JEM guitar, with the release of the new JEM777. This limited edition JEM model is available in three striking, eye-catching colors, and worthy of Steve’s colorful artistry.

The JEM777 is crafted with a basswood body, for a fat, well-balanced tone, and is fitted with a slim, 5pc JEM maple/walnut neck. Other notable features include:

  • Prestige fret edge treatment—for a smooth, professional feel
  • Disappearing Pyramid inlays
  • Jumbo frets (scalloped from the 21st – 24th)—to facilitate techniques such as bending, pull offs & tapping
  • Vai’s signature DiMarzio Evolution pickups—for a wide array of rock tones
  • Ibanez Edge tremolo bridge w/ Ultralite Tremolo Arm—for extreme bends and dives


  • JEM 5pc maple/walnut neck
  • Basswood body
  • Maple fretboard w/ Disappearing Pyramid inlay
  • W/6105 frets w/ Prestige fret edge treatment
  • Edge tremolo bridge
  • Back Stop equipped
  • DiMarzio Evolution (H) neck pickup
  • DiMarzio Evolution (S) middle pickup
  • DiMarzio Evolution (H) bridge pickup
  • Cosmo black hardware
  • Ultralite Tremolo Arm™ included
  • Certificate of Authenticity (Tour Pass) included
  • Special picks included
  • Hardshell case included
  • Finishes: Desert Sun Yellow (DY), Loch Ness Green (LG), Shocking Pink (SK)

LIST: $4,666.65

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