THE FENDER AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SERIES
Fender launched the American Standard Series of guitars and basses in 1987, and the collection has been Fender’s flagship line for serious artists and players for nearly 30 years, but beginning December 7—and officially launching in January 2017—welcome the Fender American Professional Series. Blues Angel Music is proud to be the only dealer in the area to carry this new series from Fender.
WHAT IS THE AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SERIES?
Combining Fender’s longstanding history of quality, handmade craftsmanship and industry innovation, the American Professional Series features 92 different guitars and basses and offers a number of unique enhancements.
American Professional Series instruments are available in a variety of ash and alder body styles, including newly designed Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jazzmasters, Jaguar, Precision Basses and Jazz Basses.
Each guitar features rosewood and maple fretboards, and the series introduces three new colorways: Sonic Gray, Mystic Seafoam and Antique Olive. Other colors included in the series are Olympic White, Black, 3-Color Sunburst, Sienna Sunburst and the return of classic Butterscotch Blonde available only on Telecaster models.
DO YOU STILL HAVE THE AMERICAN STANDARD SERIES?
For now, Blues Angel Music still has a few American Standard instruments, but availability is limited.
AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SERIES vs AMERICAN STANDARD SERIES
To create the American Professional Series, Fender revisited a number of elements on each instrument. Here is a quick overview of the key differentiating features: