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The bass guitar (also called electric bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb (either by plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, or thumping), or by using a plectrum.

The bass guitar is similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, but with a longer neck and scale length, and four, five, or six strings. The four string bass—by far the most common—is usually tuned the same as the double bass,[5] which correspond to pitches one octave lower than the four lower strings of a guitar (E, A, D, and G). The bass guitar is a transposing instrument, as it is notated in bass clef an octave higher than it sounds (as is the double bass) to avoid excessive ledger lines. Like the electric guitar, the electric bass guitar is plugged into an amplifier and speaker for live performances.

Since the 1950s, the electric bass guitar has largely replaced the double bass in popular music as the bass instrument in the rhythm section. While the types of basslines performed by the bass guitarist vary widely from one style of music to another, the bass guitarist fulfills a similar role in most types of music: anchoring the harmonic framework and laying down the beat. The bass guitar is used in many styles of music including rock, metal, pop, ska, reggae, dub, punk rock, country, blues, and jazz. It is used as a soloing instrument in jazz, fusion, Latin, funk, and in some rock and heavy metal styles.


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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 PINO PALLADINO SIGNATURE PRECISION BASS


    When your resume includes Jeff Beck, The Who, Eric Clapton, Simon & Garfunkel and John Mayer (to name a few), you’re obviously doing something right! And when your bass is as special as legendary session bassist Pino Palladino’s, it’s no wonder the Custom Shop chose to reproduce his ’62 Precision Bass. Featuring a light alder body, a C-shape straight grain maple neck with Indian rosewood fingerboard, custom-wound pickup, tortoise shell pickguard and Thomastik-Infeld® strings - Pino’s signature bass is made to his exacting specifications.

  • FENDER ROGER WATERS PRECISION BASS

    Fender introduces the Roger Waters Precision Bass, named for the world-famous bassist/singer/songwriter whose elegant grooves and infectious riffs are hallmarks of the legendary Pink Floyd sound and an acclaimed solo career that continues stronger than ever today.

  • HARLEY BENTON HOT ROD BASS

    The Harley Benton Hot Rod Bass is a copy made in China for Thomann of the original Hot Rod by Fender. With all features of the original and unbeatable price, the Hot Rod by Harley Benton is the ideal instrument for beginners or as a second bass.

  • HARLEY BENTON HBP120 PRECISION BASS


    The Harley Benton HBP 120 is a great entry level bass for less than 100 euros in the traditional P-style. : bolt-on maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and a split Precision pickup that deliver warm and straightforward rock sound.

  • FENDER STANDARD PRECISION BASS

    Since its early-’50s introduction, the Fender® Precision Bass® guitar has remained the world standard for thick tone and smooth playability. The Standard Precision Bass combines the best of old and new, with a modern single-coil pickup, shielded body cavity, 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 60TH ANNIVERSARY PRECISION BASS


    Since its birth in 1951, the Fender® Precision Bass guitar has redefined popular music, and continues to in the hands of contemporary artists worldwide. The 60th Anniversary Precision Bass guitar embodies six decades of Fender bass legacy in a collectible U.S.-made instrument.

  • 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.

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  • Fender Player Series P-Bass MN 3TS

    5% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    695 € previously 735 € - item no. 439257
  • Fender Player Series P-Bass PF BLK

    6% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439276
  • Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s P-Bass

    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: basswood, Neck: maple, Neck profile: modern "C" profile, Fretboard: maple, 20 Vintage style frets, Black block inlays, Scale: 864 mm (34 "), Nut width: 42 mm...
    411 € previously 425 € - item no. 346093
  • Fender Player Series P-Bass PF PWT

    price slashed by 6% on the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439280
  • Ibanez SR506-BM

    12% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: 6-String Electric Bass Body: Mahogany, Neck: 5-piece Jatoba / Bubinga (Guibourtia tessmannii), Fretboard: Rosewood (dalbergia latifolia), Neck profile: SR6, Scale: Long scale, 24 medium frets, Oval...
    649 € previously 739 € - item no. 177158
  • Fender AM Elite JazzBass V ASH MN NAT

    Price slashed the 20.07.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Ash body, Maple neck, Compound neck profile, Maple fretboard, 21 Frets, Scale: Long scale, Radius: 12.7 to 35.6 cm (5" - 14"), Bone nut, Pickup: 2x 4th generation...
    2,080 € previously 2,185 € - item no. 378255
  • Fender Player Series P-Bass PF 3TS

    6% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439273
  • Ibanez SRMS805-BTT Workshop

    13% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Multi-scale, Body: Mahogany, Top: Grained poplar, 5-Piece neck: Jatoba/walnut, Fretboard: Panga Panga, with walnut binding, Nut width: 45 mm, Scale: 864 mm - 901.7 mm, 24...
    865 € previously 999 € - item no. 429018
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    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Mahogany, TMB4 Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Scale: 864 mm (34"), 20 Medium frets, Pickups: Dynamic P and J single coil, Ibanez Custom 2-band...
    192 € previously 197 € - item no. 369358
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    16% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Body: Mahogany, Top: Maple, 5-Piece Atlas-5 neck: Panga Panga/Purpleheart, with KTS titanium reinforcement, Scale: 864 mm long scale, Fretboard: Panga Panga, Nut width: 45...
    1,111 € previously 1,329 € - item no. 429002
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    13% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Multi-scale, Body: Mahogany, Top: Grained poplar, 5-Piece neck: Jatoba/walnut, Fretboard: Panga Panga, with walnut binding, Nut width: 45 mm, Scale: 864 mm - 901.7 mm, 24...
    865 € previously 999 € - item no. 429016
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    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: Electric-Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, Neck profile: C, 20 Medium jumbo frets, Length: Long Scale, Nut Width: 38.1 mm, Pickup: Dual-Coil Ceramic Noiseless Jazz Bass Single...
    899 € previously 919 € - item no. 415909
  • Marcus Miller V7 Alder-5 LH TS

    Price slashed the 19.07.2018: 5-string Left-Handed Bass Body: Alder, One piece neck: Maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 34 "(long scale), 20 "Medium Small" frets, Nut width: 46 mm, Nut: Bone,...
    439 € previously 458 € - item no. 368121
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    price slashed by 9% on the 19.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Mahogany, Top: Ash and walnut, 5-Piece wenge/bubinga (guibourtia tessmanii) neck with KTS titanium reinforcement, Fretboard: Rosewood, Abalone oval fretboard inlays, 24 Medium...
    1,122 € previously 1,239 € - item no. 379355
  • Fender Player Series Jazz Bass MN BLK

    5% additional discount since the 19.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Scale: 864 mm (long scale), Pickups: 2 New Player AlNiCo V jazz single coils, 2 Volume knobs...
    695 € previously 735 € - item no. 439304
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    6% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439281
  • Fender Player Ser Jaguar Bass MN TPL

    5% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Jazz and New Player AlNiCo V...
    695 € previously 735 € - item no. 439247
  • Fender Player Series P-Bass PF 3TS LH

    6% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Left hand model, Body: Alder, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil,...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439288
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    5% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Left hand model, Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil,...
    698 € previously 735 € - item no. 439286
  • Fender Player Series Jazz Bass MN 3TS

    5% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Scale: 864 mm (long scale), Pickups: 2 New Player AlNiCo V jazz single coils, 2 Volume knobs...
    695 € previously 735 € - item no. 439292
  • Fender Player Ser Jaguar Bass PFSRD

    6% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Alder body, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matt neck finish, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Jazz and New Player AlNiCo V...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439254
  • Fender Player Series P-Bass MN PWT

    price slashed by 5% on the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Maple neck, Fretboard: Maple, Matte neck finish, 20 Frets, Nut width: 41.3 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil, Volume knob and...
    695 € previously 735 € - item no. 439270
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    338 € previously 348 € - item no. 437992
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    6% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Alder body, Maple neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, Matt neck finish, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Jazz and New Player AlNiCo V...
    699 € previously 745 € - item no. 439252
  • Danelectro DC Longscale Bass BK

    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: Bass Guitar Type: Semi hollow, Body: Frame and center block made of poplar with Masonite top and back, Bolt on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 864 mm (Long scale), 21 Frets, Tape Binding,...
    483 € previously 499 € - item no. 391969
  • Marcus Miller M7 Swamp Ash 5st FL NT

    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Fretless, Swamp ash body, Top: Flamed maple, Bolt-on maple neck, C Neck profile, Length: 35 "(Extra Long Scale), Rosewood fingerboard, Dot inlays, Fingerboard radius: 12...
    715 € previously 744 € - item no. 384791
  • Music Man Reflex Bass 5 H RW BK

    7% additional discount since the 21.07.2018: 5-String Electric bass Body: Ash with mahogany tone block, Top: Maple, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), Machting headstock, Pickups: 1 Music Man Power ceramic humbucker,...
    1,999 € previously 2,149 € - item no. 434849
  • Marcus Miller V9 Swamp Ash 5 TBK Lefthand

    Price slashed the 19.07.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Left-handed model, Body: Swamp ash, Top: Quilted maple, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Ebony, Neck profile: C, White Pearloid Block fretboard inlays, 20 Medium small frets,...
    765 € previously 794 € - item no. 412905
  • Ibanez GSR205BF-WNF

    Price slashed the 21.07.2018: Electric Bass Fretless, Mahogany body, Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia Latifolia), Fretless fingerboard with white fretlines, GSR5 neck profile, Scale: Long scale, Nut width: 45 mm, White...
    249 € previously 260 € - item no. 415214
  • Ibanez IJSR190-WNS Jumpstart Bassset

    7% cheaper since the 21.07.2018: E-bass Set GSR Electric Bass: Body: Poplar, One piece neck: Maple, Fretboard: Treated New Zealand pine, 22 Medium frets, Pickup: Standard P (neck) and standard J (bridge) single coils, B10...
    279 € previously 299 € - item no. 430293