The GB5 is a hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 1993. It is a signature model for American jazz guitarist George Benson. It was made in Japan.
The GB5 features a full-sized, single cutaway, full hollow body design with an arched laminated spruce top with ƒ holes and multi-layer binding on flamed maple back and sides mated to a set-in three-piece maple and mahogany neck with a large headstock and a 20-fret ebony fingerboard with binding and special pearl split block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone controls; black pickup rings; a height-adjustable ebony bridge with ebony saddle; a special adjustable split trapeze tailpiece; a bone nut; and a flamed maple pickguard finished to match the body.
The GB100 is a related model with a slightly smaller, flame maple body and floating pickups. The GB10 is a related model with a smaller and thinner body and floating pickups.