The company expands their Alpha series with a 5-string bass that features a maple neck, Hipshot bridge, and Macassar ebony fretboard.

Texas, USA (March 9, 2018) -- By popular demand, Jericho Guitars is adding a brawny 5-String bass to their Alpha Series. The Alpha 5 brandishes an impressive selection of quality hardware & craftsmanship, while remaining humble in form & price.


  • Single Piece Maple Neck
  • Dual Carbon Rod Reinforcement
  • Dual Action Truss
  • Hipshot Bridge & Tuners
  • Lightly Carved Solid Ash Body
  • Macassar Ebony Fretboard
  • Semi-Gloss Black Finish
  • 35” Scale

Suggested Retail Price is $1499 with an average street price of $999. Pre-Order yours for a short time for $799, only at

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Rig Rundown: Adam Shoenfeld

Whether in the studio or on his solo gigs, the Nashville session-guitar star holds a lotta cards, with guitars and amps for everything he’s dealt.

Adam Shoenfeld has helped shape the tone of modern country guitar. How? Well, the Nashville-based session star, producer, and frontman has played on hundreds of albums and 45 No. 1 country hits, starting with Jason Aldean’s “Hicktown,” since 2005. Plus, he’s found time for several bands of his own as well as the first studio album under his own name, All the Birds Sing, which drops January 28.

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Diatonic sequences are powerful tools. Here’s how to use them wisely.



• Understand how to map out the neck in seven positions.
• Learn to combine legato and picking to create long phrases.
• Develop a smooth attack—even at high speeds.

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Knowing how to function in different keys is crucial to improvising in any context. One path to fretboard mastery is learning how to move through positions across the neck. Even something as simple as a three-note-per-string major scale can offer loads of options when it’s time to step up and rip. I’m going to outline seven technical sequences, each one focusing on a position of a diatonic major scale. This should provide a fun workout for the fingers and hopefully inspire a few licks of your own.
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