Get The Tone
Not all the players this month are guitarists, plus some are more fusion that straight jazz in style. So you can go for any sound that suits your taste as long as it’s not too overdriven. For a classic jazz tone, use the neck pickup with the tone control rolled off to around 3 or 4 (or take the treble down on the amp), and set up a warm, clean tone on your amp. Thick strings work better, as does a hollowbody guitar, but neither is essential.