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Ernie Ball Music Man Jason Richardson 7-String Cutlass Guitar, Black Burst Burl


Manufacturer's Description

The Ernie Ball Music Man Jason Richardson Artist Series Cutlass guitar is the latest collaboration between the award-winning Ernie Ball Music Man design team and the multitalented virtuoso guitarist and composer Jason Richardson. Featuring innovative design characteristics engineered specifically for Jason's exacting technique, the Richardson Artist Series Cutlass offers unique features and aesthetics that will give players a fresh look at one of our most popular models.


Custom Ernie Ball Music Man electronics

Custom 7-string humbucking bridge and neck pickups.

Select exotic Burl top

Lightweight alder body with exclusive Buckeye Burl top.

Extended Cutaway

Custom contoured lower horn for more access to all 24 frets.



Built to Jason Richardson's exact specifications, the Cutlass incorporates a multitude of design features to further enhance comfortability, playability, and overall performance.

Roasted Neck

Features a roasted figured maple neck and headstock with Schaller locking tuners.

Custom Pickups

Ernie Ball Music Man bridge and neck pickups are custom wound offering heavy rhythm tones and a clear and bright top end for endless soloing.

6 & 7-STRING

The Jason Richardson artist series 6 and 7 string Cutlass guitars feature translucent alder bodies with figured burl tops in your choice of two finish options. The new Rorschach Red finish is highlighted with natural 3/16th inch wood binding, gloss finish, and gold hardware while the standard matte Buckeye Burl is furnished with black pickups and hardware.



The Jason Richardson Cutlass features a perfectly balanced lightweight double-cutaway body design, allowing unparalleled access to all 24 medium jumbo frets. Additionally, the roasted maple neck is hand shaped with a shallow neck carve for very fast playability.


Hand-selected body and neck woods are sustainably sourced from our network of hardwood suppliers around the world. Alder, burl, and maple are individually chosen and matched for their beautiful appearance and rich tonal qualities.


  • Model: Jason Richardson 7-string Cutlass Guitar
  • Size: 12-7/8"" wide, 1-5/8"" thick, 38-1/8"" long (32.7 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 96.8 cm long)
  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Body Finish: Satin
  • Body Colors: Black Burst
  • Body Bindings: N/A
  • Bridge: Custom 7-string Music ManĀ® floating tremolo, made of black or plated, hardened steel with black or gold plated steel saddles
  • Pickguard: N/A
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"" (64.8 cm)
  • Neck Radius: 15"" (38.1 cm)
  • Headstock Size: Only 6-7/8"" (17.5 cm) long
  • Frets: 24 - Medium Jumbo profile, Stainless Steel
  • Neck Width: 1-7/8"" (47.6 mm) at nut, 2-19/32"" (65.9 mm) at last fret
  • Neck Wood: Figured roasted maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Fret Markers: Dot inlay
  • Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
  • Neck Colors: Natural
  • Neck Binding: N/A
  • Tuning Machines: Schaller M6-IND locking
  • Neck Attachment: 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
  • Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
  • Controls: Custom Music ManĀ® active preamp w/ Silent Circuit; 25kohm push/push volume POT for gain boost, 500kohm push/push tone POT for pickup coil splitting - 0.022uf tone cap; 3-way pickup selector switch
  • Pickups: HH - Music Man Custom 7 string humbucking pickups, Ceramic magnets
  • Left Handed: No
  • Strings: 10p-13p-17p-26-36-46-56 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240 with added P01156)
  • Case: Hardshell
  • Instrument Weight: 7.4 lbs
  • Serial #: S07479

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Music Man. This Jason Richardson is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.