Ibanez MSM1 is a signature guitar for Marco Sfogli. The MSM1 it is part of the Premium line which is handcrafted in Indonesia. Marco Sfogli is is an Italian composer, arranger, mixing engineer. As well as being one of the most important and visible contemporary guitarists today. Click here to read more about Marco Sfogli.
Premium Fret Edge Treatment
Our luthiers’ insane attention to detail is evidenced by the Premium’s hand-rolled fret edges. This slow, demanding process makes for a smooth, fast playing neck.
A combination of DiMarzioﾂｮ Air Norton and The Tone Zone pickups provides huge sound with a broad dynamic range and infinite sustain.
The SynchroniZR provides all the innovations of the ZR tremolo in a non-locking design. The tremolo arm is made of lightweight Duralumin for increased balance. The same intonation and adjustment features of the ZR-2 make this a top-notch choice for any kind of player.
The ZPS-FX is the simplified alternative to the ZPS3 system. This spring system allows switching from floating to non-floating tremolos with the turn of a knob on the back. Coupled with the SynchroniZR the ZPS-FX offers total sonic control and the pinnacle of tuning stability.
Wenge/Bubinga 5pc neck
Coupling Wenge with Bubinga has made the neck strong and stable.
Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads
The Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads achieve incredible tuning stability, cutting down string-changing time.
Marco Sfogli is is an Italian composer, arranger, mixing engineer. As well as being one of the most important and visible contemporary guitarists today. His influence on the electric guitar community is far reaching. Thanks to him being one of the top talents associated with the popular online guitar lesson website Jam Track Central. He started his career in the early 2000s. In 2005 was the featured guitarist on Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie’s solo album, “Elements of Persuasion”. In 2008, he released his first solo album, “There’s Hope”. Marco joined the legendary Italian prog band P.F.M.(Premiata Forneria Marconi) as their new guitarist in March 2015.
Ibanez is a Japanese guitar brand owned by Hoshino Gakki. Based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe, as well as the first brand of guitars to mass-produce the seven-string guitar and eight-string guitar. Ibanez manufactures effects, accessories, amps, and instruments in Japan, China, Indonesia and in the USA (at a Los Angeles-based custom shop). www.ibanez.com