Albert Lee Signature Guitars

Albert Lee is a titan in the guitar world, an artist whose name is synonymous with both technical mastery and soulful playing. He’s a guitarist who has forged a path in various genres, leaving an indelible mark with his signature playing style.

In recognition of his musical innovation and impeccable technique, several signature guitars have been crafted, embodying his unique approach to music, including the Music Man Albert Lee models and the Sterling Albert Lee.

Albert Lee’s collaboration with Music Man has been a journey of mutual respect and shared passion for creating instruments that embody precision, clarity, and soul. The synergy between Albert’s visionary artistry and Music Man’s commitment to quality and innovation resulted in guitars that are both aesthetically pleasing and sonically versatile.

Music Man Albert Lee SSS

When it comes to style and sound, the Music Man Albert Lee is an exquisite representation of Albert’s sophisticated musical personality. It’s a guitar that speaks volumes about his meticulous approach to music, reflecting his preferences and playing style. The design is sleek, with thoughtful details and finishes that are a nod to Albert’s sophisticated aesthetic sense. This model captures the essence of Albert’s tone, providing a dynamic range of sounds that suit his versatile playing style, whether he’s tearing through a country tune or serenading with a sweet melody.

Signature Sound and Style

Albert Lee’s signature sound is a fascinating amalgamation of warmth, clarity, and bite, and these guitars are engineered to replicate those tonal characteristics. His playing style, marked by swift, fluid movements and intricate picking, demands a guitar that responds with equal precision and agility, and these signature models deliver just that.

Musical Harmony: The Design Philosophy

The Music Man Albert Lee models are designed with a keen eye for balance and proportion, ensuring that every element is in harmonious alignment. The result is a guitar that looks as good as it feels, providing a seamless playing experience that complements Albert’s technical prowess.

Table of Specifications Music Man Albert Lee SSS

FeatureDetails
General
BrandMusic Man
ConfigurationSSS
Strings6
Made inUnited States
SeriesAlbert Lee
ColorsPink Burst, Polar Night, Firemist Silver
Left-Handed VersionNo
Body
TypeSolid Body
Body MaterialSouthern Ash
BridgeMusic Man vintage tremolo
Neck
Neck JointBolt-On
TunersSchaller M6-IND locking
FretboardFigured Maple
Neck MaterialFigured Maple
DecorationBlack Dots
Scale Size25.5″
ShapeAlbert Lee
Frets22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Fretboard Radius10″
NutCompensated
Nut Width41.3mm (1.625”)
Electronics
Switch5 Way
KnobsBell
Volume Controls1
Tone Controls1
Bridge PickupSeymour Duncan Albert Lee Custom Single Coil (Single Coil / Passive)
Middle PickupSeymour Duncan Albert Lee Custom Single Coil (Single Coil / Passive)
Neck PickupSeymour Duncan Albert Lee Custom Single Coil (Single Coil / Passive)

Music Man Albert Lee HH

This is another masterpiece that emerged from the fruitful collaboration between Albert and Music Man. It’s a guitar that blends traditional aesthetics with modern functionality, offering a versatile sonic palette that suits various musical genres. The Albert Lee HH resonates with Albert’s innovative spirit and his quest for tonal perfection, providing musicians with a versatile tool to explore their musical ideas.

Craftsmanship Meets Innovation

The craftsmanship involved in creating these guitars is evident in every detail. From the meticulously shaped neck to the carefully calibrated pickups, every component is crafted to meet the highest standards of quality and performance. It’s this dedication to craftsmanship and innovation that makes these guitars true representatives of Albert Lee’s musical ethos.

Table of Specifications Music Man Albert Lee HH (2013)

FeatureDetails
General
BrandMusic Man
ConfigurationHH
Strings6
Made inUnited States
SeriesAlbert Lee
ColorsPolar Night, Emerald City
Left-Handed VersionNo
Body
TypeSolid Body
Body MaterialOkoume
BridgeMusic Man vintage tremolo
Neck
Neck JointBolt-On
TunersSchaller M6-IND locking
FretboardRoasted Figured Maple
Neck MaterialRoasted Figured Maple
DecorationOversized Dots
Scale Size25.5″
ShapeAlbert Lee
Frets22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Fretboard Radius10″
NutCompensated
Nut Width41.3mm (1.625”)
Electronics
Switch5 Way
KnobsBell
Volume Controls1
Tone Controls1
Bridge PickupMusic Man Custom Humbucker (Humbucker / Passive)
Neck PickupMusic Man Custom Humbucker (Humbucker / Passive)

Sterling Albert Lee

Enter the Sterling Albert Lee, a guitar that brings the essence of Albert Lee’s signature sound to a wider audience. It maintains the core qualities of its predecessors while offering its unique charm. It’s a guitar that retains the signature Albert Lee vibe, characterized by a seamless blend of elegance, comfort, and sonic versatility. The Sterling model is designed to be a reliable companion for musicians on their creative journey, providing a rich and varied sonic landscape to explore and create.

Table of Specifications Sterling Albert Lee

Sterling Albert Lee’s signature guitar comes in a vintage form, outfitted with a mahogany body and a cozy hard maple neck. It’s loaded with two humbuckers and offers a versatile 5-way pickup selector. It is available in an elegant Daphne Blue.

FeatureDetails
General
BrandSterling
ConfigurationHH
Strings6
Made inIndonesia
SeriesArtist
ColorsDaphne Blue
Left-Handed VersionNo
Body
TypeSolid Body
Body MaterialMahogany
BridgeFulcrum Tremolo
Neck
Neck JointBolt-On
TunersDiecast
FretboardJatoba
Neck MaterialHard Maple
DecorationBlack/White Dot Markers
Scale Size25.5″
ShapeAlbert Lee
Frets22 Narrow Tall
Fretboard Radius9.5″
NutCompensated
Nut Width41.9mm (1.65”)
Electronics
Switch5 Way
KnobsDome
Volume Controls1
Tone Controls1
Bridge PickupSterling Humbucker (Humbucker / Passive)
Neck PickupSterling Humbucker (Humbucker / Passive)

Sterling Albert Lee AL40P

Welcome to the newest edition of the Albert Lee signature model, revamped and refined for enhanced versatility and equilibrium. This model sports a retro body style and has been crafted with a lightweight poplar body, a sleek roasted maple neck, and a timeless tremolo.

Sterling installed two P90 pickups to create the perfect blend of bright and warm tones, allowing guitarists to experience the optimal sonic spectrum.

FINISH OPTIONS

  • Sherwood Green
  • Vintage Cream

UPGRADED PICKUPS

With the addition of dual P90 pickups and a convenient 3-way selector, musicians can explore a rich and diverse sound palette. This unique setup provides a tonal versatility that suits multiple genres and playing techniques while maintaining the characteristic bite and clarity of the sound.

VINTAGE MEETS CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

The Albert Lee AL40P displays a whimsical body silhouette and is available in two nostalgic finishes, Sherwood Green accented with traditional white dot markers or the bicolor Vintage Cream highlighted with white pearloid block inlays.

SEAMLESS PLAYABILITY

This revamped model prioritizes easy playability and user comfort with its light poplar body, roasted maple neck, and vintage tremolo, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable playing experience for all musicians.

Table of Specifications Sterling Albert Lee AL40P

FeatureDetails
ModelAL40P
Body WoodPoplar
Body ColorSherwood Green (SHG), Vintage Cream (VC)
BridgeVintage Tremolo
PickguardPearloid (SHG), Black (VC)
Scale Length25.5″ (64.8cm)
Neck Radius12″ (30.5cm)
Frets22 Frets, Narrow
Neck Width1.65″(42mm) at Nut
Neck WoodRoasted Maple
FingerboardRosewood
Fret MarkersWhite Dot Markers (SHG), White Pearloid Block Inlays (VC)
Tuning MachinesDiecast
Truss RodDuel Action
Neck Attachment5 Bolt Pattern
Controls1 Volume, 1 Tone
Switching3-way Toggle Pickup Selector
PickupsP90 (SS)
StringsErnie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky
Gig BagN/A

Final Notes: A Tribute to a Legend.

Albert Lee’s signature guitars are a tribute to a legend whose music has touched the hearts of millions. These guitars are not just about playing music; they are about experiencing it, feeling it, and living it. They invite musicians to delve into the depth of their musical souls, to explore, create, and be a part of the wondrous world of music.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or an aspiring artist, Albert Lee’s signature guitars offer a pathway to musical enlightenment, encouraging you to express your musical essence and contribute to the ever-evolving tapestry of sound.