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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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  • Music Man Stingray 4 Special IWH

    5% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Ash body, Five-way bolted-on roasted maple neck, Roasted maple fretboard, Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Stainless steel frets, Graphite nut, Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63"), Scale: 864 mm...
    2,299 € previously 2,429 € - item no. 435349
  • Music Man Stingray 5 Special RW IWH

    price slashed by 6% on the 25.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Roasted maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on (5-bolt), Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), Inlays: Dots, 22 Stainless steel frets, Nut: Graphite, Nut width:...
    2,399 € previously 2,549 € - item no. 436030
  • Warwick RB Corvette $$ 5 HV TS

    6% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Ash, Bolt-on 4-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer strips, Fretboard: Wenge, 26" Radius, Nut width: 45.0 mm, Scale: 34" Long scale, 24 Extra high nickel...
    595 € previously 635 € - item no. 437042
  • Marcus Miller V9 Swamp Ash 4 NT Fretless

    17% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: 4-String J-Style Electric Bass Body: Swamp Ash, Top: Quilted Maple, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Neck Shape: C-Shape, Fretboard: Ebony, Inlays: White Pearloid Block, Nut: Bone, Nut Width:...
    477 € previously 573 € - item no. 412894
  • Warwick RB Corvette $$ 4 WH SHP

    6% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Body: Ash, Bolt-on 3-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer strips, Fretboard: Wenge, 20" Radius, Nut width: 38.5 mm/1.5, Width at the 12th fret position 54.0 mm/2.1", width...
    595 € previously 635 € - item no. 430346
  • Marcus Miller V9 Alder 5 Brown Sunburst

    22% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: 5-String J-Style Electric Bass Body: Alder, Top: Quilted maple, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Neck shape: C-Shape, Fretboard: Ebony, Inlays: White pearloid blocks, 20 Medium small frets,...
    569 € previously 725 € - item no. 412841
  • ESP LTD B-205SM STBLKS

    9% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: E-Bass 5-String, Body: Ash, 5-Piece bolt-on neck: Maple / Rosewood, Fretboard: Rosewood, Neck shape: Thin U, Scale: 34 ", Nut width: 45 mm, 24 XJ frets, Pickups: ESP Designed SB-5N, 1 Volume...
    496 € previously 543 € - item no. 385508
  • Marcus Miller V9 Swamp Ash 5 TBK Lefthand

    price slashed by 7% on the 25.09.2018: 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,...
    715 € previously 765 € - item no. 412905
  • Marcus Miller V7 Alder-4 LH BK

    10% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: Left Handed Electric Bass Body: Alder, One-piece Neck: Maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Length: 34" (long scale), 20 "Medium Small" frets, Nut width: 38 mm, Bone nut,...
    382 € previously 425 € - item no. 368115
  • Fender 60s Jazz Bass Lacquer PF 3-CSB

    6% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Classic series, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: "C", Long scale, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, 20 Vintage style frets, White dot fretboard inlays, Nut: Synthetic bone, Nut...
    1,190 € previously 1,269 € - item no. 426098
  • Marcus Miller P7 Alder 4 AWH Lefthand

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Design: 4-String P-Style, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Inlays: White pearloid blocks, 22 Medium small...
    499 € previously 525 € - item no. 412442
  • Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Swamp Ash-5 WB

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Swamp ash body, One-piece maple neck, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Scale: 34" Long scale, 20 Medium small frets, Nut width: 46 mm, Bone nut, Fretboard radius:...
    573 € previously 599 € - item no. 384554
  • Marcus Miller V9 Swamp Ash 4 TBK Lefthand

    10% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Left hand 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, Bone nut,...
    666 € previously 744 € - item no. 412893
  • Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder FL BK

    6% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Fretless Bass Body: North American Alder, Piece Maple neck, Neck shape: C, Fingerboard: Maple, Scale: 34 "(long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Fingerboard radius: 18.42 cm (7.25 "), Nut: Bone,...
    429 € previously 458 € - item no. 384303
  • Marcus Miller P7 Alder 5 Tobacco Sunburst LH

    14% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Left-handed model, Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), Neck profile: C, White Pearloid block inlays, 22 Medium small frets, Bone Nut,...
    477 € previously 554 € - item no. 412778
  • Marcus Miller V7 Alder-4 LH AWH

    13% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Leftahnd / left-handed model, Body: Alder, One-piece throat: Maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: rosewood, Length: 34" (long scale), 20 "Medium Small" frets, Nut width:...
    382 € previously 439 € - item no. 368117
  • Fender Std Jazz Bass LH PF BK

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Left Handed Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern C, Pau Ferro fretboard, Length: 864 mm (long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Pickup: 2 Standard J-Bass Single Coils, Standard...
    577 € previously 595 € - item no. 415912
  • Gibson RD Artist Bass 2018 Ebony

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Electric bass Limited run, Maple body, Neck: maple, Neck profile: rounded, Fretboard: rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Scale: 863 mm, Nut width: 40 mm, Frets: 20, TekToid nut, 3-point full contact...
    1,649 € previously 1,699 € - item no. 426152
  • Music Man Stingray 4 Special HH EB CS

    price slashed by 6% on the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Ash body, Five bolt bolt-on roasted maple neck, Ebony fretboard, Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Stainless steel frets, Graphite nut, Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63"), Scale: 864 mm...
    2,499 € previously 2,669 € - item no. 435475
  • Marcus Miller P7 Alder 5 Black Fretless

    28% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Fretless, Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Neck profile: C, Bone nut, Nut width: 46 mm, Scale: 863.6 mm (34 inches), Fretboard...
    429 € previously 599 € - item no. 412782
  • Music Man Stingray 4 Special MN NAT

    6% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Ash body, Five bolt bolt-on roasted maple neck, Roasted maple fretboard, Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Stainless steel frets, Graphite nut, Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63"), Scale: 864 mm...
    2,399 € previously 2,549 € - item no. 435342
  • Music Man Stingray 4 Special HH MN NAT

    6% cheaper since the 19.09.2018: Electric Bass Ash body, Five bolt bolt-on roasted maple neck, Roasted maple fretboard, Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Stainless steel frets, Graphite nut, Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63"), Scale: 864 mm...
    2,499 € previously 2,669 € - item no. 435471
  • Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Swamp Ash-4 LH WB

    6% additional discount since the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Lefthand / left-handed model, Body: Swamp Ash, One-piece maple neck, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Scale: 34" (long scale), 20 "Medium Small" frets, Nut width: 38...
    429 € previously 458 € - item no. 384364
  • Fender SQ Cont. Active J-Bass FWH

    price slashed by 17% on the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, Neck profile: C, Black dot fretboard inlays, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Scale: 864 mm, 20 Frets, Open standard machine heads, Pickups: 2 Squier SQR...
    398 € previously 479 € - item no. 441240
  • Sandberg California II TM4 RW CR HG

    Price slashed the 15.09.2018: Bass Guitar Body: Alder, 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. 363335
  • Marcus Miller P7 Alder 4 TS Lefthand

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Design: 4-String P-Style, Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck attachment: Bolt-on, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Inlays: White pearloid blocks, 22 Medium small...
    363 € previously 382 € - item no. 412440
  • Fender AM Elite Preci Bass EB Champ

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Ebony, Neck profile: Compound, Fretboard radius: 12.7 - 35.6 cm (5"- 14"), 21 Frets, Scale: Long scale, Bone nut, Pickups: 4th Generation...
    2,111 € previously 2,190 € - item no. 421474
  • Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass 3TSB

    6% cheaper since the 25.09.2018: Bass guitar Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, Neck shape: C, 20 Medium frets, Scale: Long scale, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Pickups: Dual coil ceramic noiseless jazz bass (bridge) & dual coil...
    888 € previously 945 € - item no. 393508
  • Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 5 Natural LH

    Price slashed the 14.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Left-handed model, Body: Swamp ash, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, Neck profile: C, White pearloid block fretboard inlays, 22 Medium small frets, Bone nut, Nut width:...
    666 € previously 698 € - item no. 412803
  • Fender AM Elite Jazz Bass V MN Champ

    Price slashed the 25.09.2018: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, Neck profile: Compound, Fretboard radius: 12.7 - 35.6 cm (5"- 14"), 21 Frets, Scale: Long scale, Bone nut, Pickups: 2x...
    2,090 € previously 2,190 € - item no. 421561