Sterling by Music Man James Valentine "Valentine" JV60-BK Signature Guitar- Black

Sterling by Music Man

Classic Looks and Modern Feel With a Versatile Sound in an Affordable Tribute Edition

The Sterling by Music Man JV60-BK pays tribute to guitar James Valentine's signature Ernie Ball Music Man Valentine guitar. Featuring a lightweight Mississippi Swamp Ash body in a unique shape designed for classic looks and comfort, the Valentine JV60 is well balanced and a pleasure to play. The 22-fret roasted maple neck and fretboard are smooth and silky, designed for comfort and playability, with a vintage caramel color.

In terms of electronics, the Sterling JV60 features a Sterling designed single coil (in a humbucker casing) in the bridge position and a humbucker in the neck position with coil splitting and tapping functions allowing for a wide range of sounds from classic tele to semi hollow and everything in between. The unique 3 position pickup selector switch with active "Push-Push" 12dB boost switch on the Volume Control give you even more control to dial in the tone you desire.

The hardware includes a proprietary Sterling hardtail bridge with vintage bent saddles and locking tuners to ensure that you stay in tune no matter what style of music you are playing.


  • Body Wood: Swamp Ash
  • Body Color: Black
  • Bridge: Sterling Hardtail with Vintage Bent Saddle
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2" (64.8cm)
  • Neck Radius: 9-1/2" (24cm)
  • Neck Width: 1.65"(42mm) at Nut
  • Neck Wood: Roasted Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard: 22-Fret Roasted Hard Maple
  • Fret Markers: Black Dot Markers
  • Locking Tuning Machines
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Neck Attachment 5 Bolt Pattern
  • Controls: 1 Push/Push Volume Boost, 1 Tone
  • Switching: 3-way Toggle Pickup Selector
  • Pickups: Sterling Designed Single Coil in the Bridge Position and a Humbucker in the Neck Position
  • Comes With Deluxe Sterling by Music Man Gig Bag

Comfort, Playability and Sonic Versatility Makes the JV60 Perfect for a Wide Array of Styles

The Sterling by Music Man JV60-BK is an extremely versatile guitar, delivering an array of tones from a classic tele, to a funky strat, to a rich and creamy semi hollow body. Whether you play country, rock, funk or blues the Sterling JV60 will deliver whatever tone you need with the silky playability you’ve always wanted, in a package that is surprisingly affordable.