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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 59 P-Bass J-Relic WB 2018 ltd

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Light body: Selected alder, Neck: Maple, quartersawn, Neck profile: Mid '60s Style Oval "C", Fretboard: Rosewood, Fretboard radius: 9.5", 20 Medium jumbo frets,...
    3,555 € previously 3,690 € - item no. 426046
  • Music Man Stingray 4 RW VSB

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Body: Ash, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), White DOT inlays, 21 Wide high profile frets, Graphite nut, Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63"), Scale: 864 mm...
    1,799 € previously 1,849 € - item no. 434688
  • Sandberg California II TM4 Grand Dark

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: 4-String Electric Bass Alder body, Bolt-on maple neck, Ebony fretboard, 22 Frets, 889 mm Scale, 1x Sandberg M-Style Plus humbucker, 1x Sandberg Single Coil Plus Darkglass 3-band, Active / passive,...
    1,644 € previously 1,690 € - item no. 441177
  • Marcus Miller M7 5st BRS

    7% cheaper since the 19.01.2019: 5-String Electric Bass Alder body, Flamed maple top, Bolt-on maple neck, C Neck profile, Scale: 35" (Extra long scale), Rosewood fretboard, Dot inlays, Radius: 12", Nut width: 45 mm, 24...
    619 € previously 666 € - item no. 384588
  • Sterling by Music Man Sting Ray4 RAY34BKR1

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Swamp ash body, Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Matching headstock, 21 Frets, 1x Music Man-designed humbucking pickup, Music Man-designed 3-band active preamp,...
    869 € previously 909 € - item no. 232448
  • Sterling by Music Man Sting Ray4 RAY34BKR1

    Price slashed the 17.01.2019: Electric Bass Swamp ash body, Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Matching headstock, 21 Frets, 1x Music Man-designed humbucking pickup, Music Man-designed 3-band active preamp,...
    869 € previously 909 € - item no. 232448
  • Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V OW

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: 5-String electric bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, Neck profile: C, 20 Medium jumbo frets, Scale: Long Scale, Nut width: 47.6 mm, Pickups: 2 Dual Coil Ceramic Noiseless Jazz...
    990 € previously 1,015 € - item no. 434446
  • Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V OW

    Price slashed the 17.01.2019: 5-String electric bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, Neck profile: C, 20 Medium jumbo frets, Scale: Long Scale, Nut width: 47.6 mm, Pickups: 2 Dual Coil Ceramic Noiseless Jazz...
    990 € previously 1,015 € - item no. 434446
  • Lakland Skyline 44-02 RW 3TS

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Body: Ash, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, White fingerboard dot inlays, Fretboard radius: 254 mm (10), 22 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut width: 40.6 mm, Pickup: 1 Lakland MM & 1...
    1,399 € previously 1,429 € - item no. 386127
  • Epiphone Toby Standard-IV Bass AW

    price slashed by 17% on the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Radiata body, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia), 24 Frets, Scale: 34" (long scale), Nut width: 42.67 mm (1.68"), Black hardware, Tobias TBR split...
    168 € previously 202 € - item no. 267181
  • Fender AM Original 70s J-Bass Black

    Price slashed the 17.01.2019: 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...
    1,790 € previously 1,835 € - item no. 429197
  • Fender Player Series J-Bass PF 3TS LH

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    695 € previously 715 € - item no. 439319
  • Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Swamp Ash-4 LH NT

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: 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 439 € - item no. 384360
  • Sandberg Basic Ken Taylor 5 MN BK MH

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Maple, No fretboard inlays, 24 Frets, 34" Scale, Pickups: 2 M-Style Sandberg powerhumbuckers, Sandberg 3-band active/passive electronics,...
    1,690 € previously 1,739 € - item no. 370665
  • Ibanez BTB1825-NTL Premium

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass 5-String, Wings: Ash, Top and back: Walnut, 9-Piece BTB 5 neck-through: Panga Panga/Purpleheart/maple, with graphite reinforcement, Fretboard: Panga Panga, Abalone fretboard inlays,...
    1,349 € previously 1,399 € - item no. 428941
  • Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 4 NT Lefthand

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    458 € previously 477 € - item no. 412376
  • Fender American Pro Jazz Bass MN 3TS

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: 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,...
    1,590 € previously 1,645 € - item no. 402658
  • Rickenbacker 4003 MG LH

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Guitar Body: Maple, Neck-thru-body: Maple, Fretboard: Caribbean rosewood (Metopium Brownei), Triangle fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 845 mm, Nut width: 42.9 mm, Schaller Deluxe machine...
    2,539 € previously 2,639 € - item no. 338752
  • Marcus Miller V7 Vintage Alder FL AWH

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Fretless Bass Body: North American Alder, Piece Maple neck, Neck shape: C, Fingerboard: Maple, Scale: 34 "(long scale), Nut width: 38 mm, Nut: Bone, Fingerboard radius: 18.42 cm (7.25 "),...
    429 € previously 439 € - item no. 384305
  • Warwick RB Infinity 4 FL NA HP

    9% cheaper since the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Fretless, Body: Solid red alder, Bolt-on 3-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes, Fretboard: Tigerstripe ebony, Fretboard radius: 508 mm, 24 Layers, Scale: 864 mm (34" /...
    498 € previously 548 € - item no. 451991
  • Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass PF OWT

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Pau Ferro, Neck profile: C, 20 Medium frets, Scale: Long scale, Nut width: 38.1 mm, Pickups: 2 Dual Coil Ceramic Noiseless Jazz Bass, 1 Master...
    990 € previously 1,015 € - item no. 424706
  • Ibanez SRMS805-DTW Workshop

    5% cheaper since the 19.01.2019: 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...
    949 € previously 999 € - item no. 429016
  • Lakland Skyline Darryl Jones 4 RW LPB

    Price slashed the 14.01.2019: Electric Bass Darryl Jones signature model, Body: Swamp Ash, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, White block inlays, Fretboard radius: 305 mm (12"), 21 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut width: 38.1 mm,...
    1,369 € previously 1,399 € - item no. 182532
  • Warwick RB Infinity 5 FL NA HP

    price slashed by 11% on the 18.01.2019: 5-String Electric Bass Fretless, Body: Solid red alder, Bolted 3-stripe neck: Laminated maple with Ekanga veneer strips, Fretboard: Tigerstripe Ebony, 24 Layers, Fretboard radius: 660 mm, Scale: 864...
    528 € previously 595 € - item no. 452035
  • Warwick RB Infinity 4 NA HP

    9% additional discount since the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Body: Red alder, solid, Bolt-on 3-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer strips, laminated, Fretboard: Wenge, Fretboard radius: 508 mm, Scale: 864 mm (34" Long Scale), Nut width:...
    498 € previously 548 € - item no. 451987
  • Warwick RB Infinity 5 NA HP

    5% cheaper since the 19.01.2019: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Solid red alder, Bolt-on 3-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes, Fretboard: Wenge, Fretboard radius: 660 mm, Scale: 864 mm (34" / long scale), Nut width:...
    568 € previously 598 € - item no. 452028
  • Sandberg California II VM5 RW CR HG

    price slashed by 7% on the 19.01.2019: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Scale: 34" (long scale), 22 Frets, Pickups: 1 Sandberg split coil and 1 Sandberg power humbucker, Sandberg 2-band EQ,...
    1,444 € previously 1,545 € - item no. 363201
  • Sandberg California II VM4 Nighthawk

    Price slashed the 19.01.2019: Electric Bass Alder body, Bolt-on neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, 22 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Pickup: 1 Sandberg black label series V-style and Sandberg 1 black label series M-style humbuckers,...
    1,489 € previously 1,538 € - item no. 377138
  • Warwick RB Fortress 5 BRTS

    10% additional discount since the 19.01.2019: 5-String Electric Bass Body: Ash, Bolt-on 4-piece neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes, Fretboard: Wenge, 24 Extra high nickel silver jumbo frets, Scale: 864 mm (long scale), Nut width: 45.0 mm,...
    795 € previously 888 € - item no. 450659
  • ESP LTD B204SM Natural Satin

    11% cheaper since the 11.01.2019: Bass Guitar Ash body with "Spalted Maple" surface, Screwed 5-striped maple/palisander neck (Dalbergia latifolia), Rosewood fingerboard (Dalbergia latifolia), Saddle width: 40 mm, 24 frets,...
    399 € previously 449 € - item no. 262869