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The Jazz Bass (or J Bass) was the second model of electric bass created by Leo Fender. The bass is distinct from the Precision Bass in that its tone is brighter and richer in the midrange and treble with less emphasis on the fundamental harmonic. Because of this, many bass players who want to be more "forward" in the mix prefer the Jazz Bass.

The sound of the Fender Jazz Bass has been fundamental in the development of signature sounds in certain musical genres, such as funk, disco, blues, heavy metal and jazz fusion.

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  • FENDER SQUIER FRANK BELLO JAZZ BASS

    Frank Bello, hard-hitting bassist for thrash metal legends Anthrax and New York alternative favorites Helmet, is known for his dynamic, energetic stage presence and inventive bass style. Accordingly, Squier Frank Bello Jazz Bass guitar is loaded with hard-hitting features such as a gloss black finish with painted headcap, skull graphics and a one-two-punch Precision Bass/Jazz Bass pickup combination that’ll have the faint of heart running for their mommies.

  • FENDER GEDDY LEE JAZZ BASS

    Mean, mean stride. The Geddy Lee Jazz Bass® guitar is an exact replica of the tonally singular instrument that Rush’s revered bassist/vocalist has riffed away on in front of millions of devoted fans worldwide and on many a mega-selling album. The bass has an alder body; the thin one-piece C-shaped maple neck has a maple fingerboard with black binding and black rectangular position markers. The two vintage Jazz Bass single-coil pickups crackle with life and bristle with the energy. Other features include chrome hardware, vintage-style tuners and a Badass® Bass II™ bridge.

  • FENDER MARCUS MILLER JAZZ BASS

    Marcus Miller’s combination of soulful groove and astounding technical ability has made him one of the jazz world’s preeminent virtuoso bassists. Fender’s stylish Marcus Miller Jazz Bass guitar is soulful and astounding, too. It has an ash body, distinctive black pickguard/control plate and one piece C-shaped maple neck with a 7.25”-radius maple fingerboard featuring white binding, white pearl block inlays and a satin finish (gloss finish on the headstock, plus Miller’s signature).

  • HARLEY BENTON MB22 JAZZ BASS


    The MB22 is a Jazz bass offers the typical features of a standard Fender J-bass : maple neck with rosewood fretboard, 2 volume controls and 1 tone control, 2 J-style pickups. A beginner Bass to a sensational price : less than 100 euros ! - Two-tone sunburst finish - like the original.

  • FENDER AMERICAN SPECIAL JAZZ BASS

    The new Fender® American Special basses bring you the latest in U.S.-built quality and value. The American Special Jazz Bass guitar features a slim neck profile, a high-gloss finish and the Fender Greasebucket™ tone circuit, which rolls off highs while maintaining low-end definition.

  • FENDER 70 CLASSIC JAZZ BASS

    Fender’s ’70s Jazz Bass® captures the essence of the decade with striking looks and bright, full sound. That decade saw the bridge pickup placed closer to the bridge, creating a brighter, more cutting tone, and the addition of neck binding and block fretboard inlays. Features include ultra-slim neck with bullet truss rod nut, vintage-style alnico magnet Jazz Bass single-coil pickups, and vintage-style bridge.

  • FENDER STANDARD JAZZ BASS


    Professional bassists in all musical genres have relied on the Fender® Jazz Bass® guitar since its 1960 introduction for its rich tone and musical versatility. The Standard Jazz Bass combines the best of old and new, with modern single-coil pickups, shielded body cavities, medium jumbo frets, vintage-style bridge, tinted neck with rosewood or maple fretboard, three-ply parchment pickguard and ’70s-style headstock logo. Standard gig bag included.

  • FENDER AERODYNE JAZZ BASS

    Cutting-edge bassists looking for a lightweight high-performance bass with a striking appearance will love the Aerodyne™ Jazz Bass® guitar. This special-edition Jazz Bass features a bound basswood body with a cream-bound carved top and no pickguard. The maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard, matching painted headstock and dot position inlays on the side only. Other features include a split single-coil Precision Bass® middle pickup, single-coil Jazz Bass bridge pickup, top-mounted black Stratocaster® output jack, smoked chrome bridge and tuners, smoked chrome skirted control knobs and a silver Fender® headstock logo.

  • FENDER SQUIER CLASSIC VIBE JAZZ BASS ’60s

    Squier’s Classic Vibe Jazz Bass ’60s has all of the “deluxe” elements its Fender® big brother had when it was introduced in the 1960s—a groovy offset waist, a narrow fast-action maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, two custom single-coil pickups, individual volume controls that let players “solo’ either pickup or blend them, and a master tone control for overall sound shaping.

  • FENDER SQUIER VINTAGE MODIFIED JAZZ

    The Vintage Modified Jazz Bass from Squier features a one-piece hard maple neck, Basswood body, and Duncan Designed Jazz Bass pickups. It can deliver punchy tone for the ultimate funk sound whether you play fingerstyle or slap-n-pop. Black binding and block inlays, black pickguard, and chrome hardware give it plenty of visual style.

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  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass MN BK

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Made in Mexico, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple (Modern C-Shape), Finish: High Gloss, Maple fretboard, 20 Frets, 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coil Pickups, Standard Vintage Style Bridge, Scale:...
    635 € previously 649 € - item no. 271345
  • Fender Flea Sig Bass RDWRN SHP

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) signature model, Type: Offset, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Scale: Long scale, 20 Vintage frets,...
    1,077 € previously 1,125 € - item no. 393407
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass MN AW

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern C-Shape, Finish: High Gloss, Maple fretboard, 20 Frets, Pickup: 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coils, Standard Vintage Style Bridge, Scale: 864...
    635 € previously 649 € - item no. 271349
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass PF CAR

    Price slashed the 21.05.2018: Electric Bass Mexico, Alder body, Maple neck, Modern "C" neck profile, Pau Ferro fretboard, 20 Frets, Pickups: 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coils, Standard vintage style bridge, Scale: 864 mm...
    684 € previously 719 € - item no. 416201
  • Fender Squier Affinity Jazz RW Red

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), Long scale: 34" (86.36 cm), Nut width: 38.1 mm, Pickups: 2 Jazz Bass single coils, Standard bridge, 3-Ply...
    219 € previously 225 € - item no. 397387
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass MN CAR

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern C-Shape, Maple fretboard, 20 Frets, Pickups: 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coils, Standard Vintage Style Bridge, Scale: 864 mm (long scale),...
    679 € previously 699 € - item no. 271346
  • Vintage VJ74MSSB

    6% cheaper since the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Reissued Series, Body: Poplar, Neck: Maple, bolt-on, Fretboard: Maple, Black block fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 34" (Long scale), Pickups: 1 Wilkinson WJB00 (centre) and 1...
    299 € previously 319 € - item no. 359477
  • Vintage VJ74BLK

    Price slashed the 15.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Poplar, Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Nut width: 42.5 mm, 20 Frets, Pickup: 1 Wilkinson PB (M) WJB00 (B) WJB800, 2 Volume & 1 tone controls,...
    259 € previously 269 € - item no. 408648
  • Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass NAT

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Bass Guitar Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, 20 Medium frets, Scale: Long scale, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Pickups: Dual coil ceramic noiseless jazz bass (bridge) and dual coil...
    1,165 € previously 1,189 € - item no. 393511
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass PF LPB

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck shape: Modern C, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long Scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickups: 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coils, Standard Vintage...
    694 € previously 719 € - item no. 419414
  • Fender 62 Jazz Bass CC 3TSB

    price slashed by 5% on the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Custom shop - Team built, Selected ash body, One-piece quartersawn maple neck, 60's "U" Neck profile, Selected dark, rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Scale: Long...
    3,699 € previously 3,899 € - item no. 409540
  • Fender 64 Jazz Bass NOS DKR

    5% cheaper since the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Custom Shop, Selected lightweight alder body, "Quartersawn" maple neck, Neck shape: 60's "U", Selected, dark, rosewood fretboard, Fretboard radius: 7.25",...
    3,599 € previously 3,799 € - item no. 409553
  • Fender Adam Clayton Jazz Bass

    5% cheaper since the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Adam Clayton Signature Model, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple with graphite reinforcement, Neck profile: Adam Clayton "C", Fretboard: Rosewood, 20 Medium frets, White pearloid block...
    1,899 € previously 1,999 € - item no. 348483
  • Sandberg California II TM 5 PF Orange

    13% cheaper since the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, White Pearl Block fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, Nut width: 45 mm (1.77"), Scale: 864 mm...
    2,177 € previously 2,499 € - item no. 439478
  • Fender MEX 60 Classic Jazz Bass PF BK

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, Pickups: 2 Vintage Style Bi-Pine single coils, 2 Volume knobs and 1 tone knob, Vintage 4 saddle bridge, Colour: Black, Deluxe gig bag...
    1,055 € previously 1,077 € - item no. 415855
  • Sandberg California II TM4 RW NT

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 34 "(long scale), 22 Frets, Pickups: 1 Delano J-style single-coil and 1 Delano Power humbucker, PU Split, Sandberg 2-band EQ,...
    1,299 € previously 1,354 € - item no. 363350
  • Fender Squier Deluxe Jazz Bass IV 3SB

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Basswood body, Maple neck, C-Shape, Ebonol fretboard, 20 Frets, Long Scale, Nut width: 38 mm, 2 Single Jazz Bass pickups, Active electronics, Standard bridge, Chrome hardware, Colour:...
    322 € previously 338 € - item no. 232952
  • Fender SQ VM Modified Jazz ´70 NT

    Price slashed the 10.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Maple, Neck: Maple, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: Maple, 20 Frets, Pickups: 2 Fender®-Designed jazz bass single-coils, Black 3-ply pickguard, Scale: 864 mm (34"), Nut width:...
    344 € previously 355 € - item no. 196499
  • Fender SQ VM Modified Jazz '70 OWT

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Maple, Neck: Maple, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: Maple, Black block inlays, 20 Frets, Pickup: 2 Fender designed single-coils, 3-ply Black Pickguard, Scale: 864 mm (34"), Nut...
    345 € previously 359 € - item no. 319082
  • Fender AM Original 70s J-Bass NAT

    price slashed by 8% on the 26.05.2018: E-Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: 1975 U, Fretboard: Maple, 20x Vintage tall frets, Pearloid block fretboard inlays, Nut width: 37 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: 2 Pure Vintage JB Single...
    1,899 € previously 2,069 € - item no. 429180
  • Fender AM Original 70s J-Bass 3CS

    8% additional discount since the 21.05.2018: E-Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: 1975 U, Fretboard: Maple, 20x Vintage tall frets, Pearloid block fretboard inlays, Nut width: 37 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: 2 Pure Vintage JB Single...
    1,899 € previously 2,069 € - item no. 429194
  • Fender AM Original 70s J-Bass Black

    8% additional discount since the 26.05.2018: E-Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: 1975 U, Fretboard: Maple, 20 Vintage tall frets, Pearloid block fretboard inlays, Nut width: 37 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: 2 Pure Vintage JB Single...
    1,899 € previously 2,069 € - item no. 429197
  • Fender American Pro Jazz Bass MN 3TS

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: E-Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, Fretboard radius: 241 mm (9.5 "), 20 Frets, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Scale: 864 mm (34 "- Long Scale), Pickups: 2 V-Mod Jazz Bass single-coil,...
    1,469 € previously 1,499 € - item no. 402658
  • Sandberg California II TM4 RW 3TS HCAR

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Heat-treated alder body, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 34" (long scale), 22 Frets, Pickups: 1 Delano J-Style and 1 Delano Power humbucker, Sandberg 2-band EQ, PU Split,...
    1,777 € previously 1,838 € - item no. 363199
  • Sandberg California II TM4 RW TS HG

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 34" (long scale), 22 Frets, Pickups: 1 Delano J-Style and 1 Delano Power humbucker, PU Split, Sandberg 2-band EQ,...
    1,399 € previously 1,429 € - item no. 363200
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass PF BK

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern C, Pau Ferro fretboard, Fretboard radius: 9.5", 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long Scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickups: 2 Standard J-Bass...
    644 € previously 675 € - item no. 418293
  • G&L Tribute MJ-4 NT

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Bass Guitar Body: Swamp ash, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: Long scale, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Neck radius: 12", Pickups: 2 G&L Alnico Bi-coils, G&L designed Saddle-Lock bridge,...
    655 € previously 685 € - item no. 373824
  • Sandberg California II TT4 RW BK

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Bass Guitar 4-String, Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard, 22 frets, Scale: 34" (long scale), Matching headstock, Abalone dot inlays, Pickups: 2 Delano J-Style single coils, 2-band...
    1,399 € previously 1,429 € - item no. 374278
  • Fender American Pro Jazz Bass RW SNG

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Fretboard radius: 241 mm (9.5"), 20 Frets, Nut Width: 38.1 mm, Scale: 864 mm (34 "- Long Scale), Pickups: 2 V-Mod Jazz Bass...
    1,699 € previously 1,750 € - item no. 402657
  • Sandberg California II TM2 4 blackburst

    Price slashed the 26.05.2018: Bass Guitar Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, 6 times screwed, Fretboard: Rosewood, 22 frets, Scale: 34" (long scale), Abalone dot fretboard inlays, Pickups: 2 Sandberg Powerhumbuckers, Sandberg 3-band...
    1,399 € previously 1,429 € - item no. 376672