Fender to support Crew Nation with sale of Masterbuilt and artist-signed instruments

Instruments will be listed on The Official Fender x Crew Nation Reverb Shop

Fender has brought together its team of Master Builders and a host of big-name artists for a charity sale of Custom Shop models and autographed instruments. Proceeds from the sale of these one-off models go towards Crew Nation – a charity organisation set up by Live Nation to support music event workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 11 instruments – five Masterbuilt and six artist-signed – will be listed on The Official Fender x Crew Nation Reverb Shop on 16 June at 11 AM CDT.

Take a look at some of the listed instruments below.

Masterbuilt Guitars

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According to Reverb, each Masterbuilt Fender instrument was crafted by a pair of luthiers – both working from home. To commemorate the special conditions for which the instruments were created, each is adorned with a special “Build at Home” neck plate.

Crew Nation Telecaster

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This luxurious ash Telecaster was conceived by Master Builders Yiriy Shishkov and Kyle McMillin, and features hand-engraved artwork with precious stones and diamonds.

Crew Nation Tamo Stratocaster

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Created by luthiers Jason Smith and Dennis Galuszka, this chambered Stratocaster fashions a highly sought after piece of Tamo ash – paired to a highly figured maple neck.

Artist-signed Guitars

Bolstering the charity campaign, Fender teamed up with the likes of Jeff Beck, Flea, Tom Morello, Brad Paisley, Duff McKagan, and Eric Clapton to list these exclusive autographed instruments.

Tom Morello Soul Power Stratocaster

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Mirroring one of Morello’s most iconic instruments – this modern Stratocaster comes equipped with a kill-switch toggle and a floating bridge.

Flea Active Jazz Bass

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This preamp equipped J-bass packs a single hot-wound humbucker to deliver heavy and aggressive tones. In addition to his autograph, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist also chose to include some of his personal art.

See all the instruments in The Official Fender x Crew Nation Reverb Shop here.

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