Jason Isbell Shows Off His Gretsch ’59 Jet Firebird In ‘Rig Rundown’

Premier Guitar’s Perry Bean caught up with Jason Isbell of The 400 Unit for an episode of Rig Rundown and a peek at Isbell’s gear, including an incredible ’59 Gretsch Jet Firebird that once belonged to a decorated music producer.  “It used to belong to Peter Stroud at 65amps … he owned this guitar and

Jason Isbell Dons the Cover of ‘Fretboard Journal ‘

Alabama-native and folk/country/rock songwriter Jason Isbell dons the cover of Fretboard Journal, issue No. 41. The magazine’s Floyd Sachs also provides an in-depth profile of Isbell that chronicles his former stint with the Drive-By Truckers, his prolific solo efforts including critically-acclaimed album The Nashville Sound, learning to play guitar from his grandfather, his inspirations, his love

Watch Jason Isbell & 400 Unit Perform on ‘Late Show ‘

Southern rock outfit Jason Isbell & 400 Unit looked and sounded sharp during this week's appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Dressed in a dark sport coat, Isbell and his band rolled through a spirited rendition of the politically-charged "Hope the High Road" off brand new album The Nashville Sound. While clearly recognizing