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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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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: 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...
    695 € previously 715 € - item no. 437042
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: Warwick RockBass Corvette $$ 5 Lefthand Nirvana Black Transparent Satin, 5-string electric bass, 34" long scale, Ash body, 4-piece laminated Maple neck with Ekanga veneer stripes, bolt-on...
    695 € previously 715 € - item no. 437030
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: 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...
    695 € previously 715 € - item no. 437048
  • Ibanez GSR205SM-NGT

    7% cheaper since the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass 5-String, Body: Poplar, Neck: Maple, Top: Spalted maple, Fretboard: New Zealand pine, White dot fretboard inlays, Nut width: 45 mm, Scale: 864 mm, 22 Medium frets, Pickups: 2 standard...
    279 € previously 299 € - item no. 429011
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    695 € previously 715 € - item no. 437050
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass Vintage Supro Body, Body: Alder, Set neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), 20 Frets, Short scale: 76,20 cm (30"), Pickups: 1 Vintage Gold Foil single coil,...
    899 € previously 935 € - item no. 420713
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    222 € previously 229 € - item no. 269137
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    1,890 € previously 1,945 € - item no. 364230
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    245 € previously 269 € - item no. 244976
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    458 € previously 477 € - item no. 436501
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    695 € previously 745 € - item no. 430398
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    2,199 € previously 2,299 € - item no. 356119
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    573 € previously 599 € - item no. 412405
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    1,739 € previously 1,777 € - item no. 363361
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    1,399 € previously 1,439 € - item no. 374517
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    477 € previously 497 € - item no. 384364
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    1,399 € previously 1,439 € - item no. 182532
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    629 € previously 659 € - item no. 384774
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    5% additional discount since the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: 63 C, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), 20 Vintage tall frets, Nut width: 44 mm, Scale: 864 mm, Pickups: 1 Pure Vintage 63 Split single...
    1,799 € previously 1,899 € - item no. 429527
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    1,490 € previously 1,545 € - item no. 364120
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    699 € previously 719 € - item no. 416030
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    98 € previously 118 € - item no. 410033
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    549 € previously 577 € - item no. 416012
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: 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",...
    677 € previously 695 € - item no. 430335
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Mahogany, Set-in neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), Neck profile: 1960's Slim Taper D, Scale: 863 mm, Nut width: 41.3 mm, 20 Medium jumbo frets,...
    349 € previously 359 € - item no. 427281
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    24% cheaper since the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Nut width: 44.45 mm, Scale: 812 mm (32"), 22 Jumbo frets, P-51 Split coil pickup, Traveler Bass Guitar built-in headphone amp with...
    438 € previously 577 € - item no. 273796
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    7% cheaper since the 24.05.2018: 5-String Fretless Electric Bass Body: Mahogany, 7-Piece ovangkol/maple/nato neck through, Fingerboard: Black Walnut, Nut width: 40 mm, Scale: 864 mm (long scale), Pickups: 2 ceramic bar single...
    297 € previously 318 € - item no. 411698
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: Electric Bass Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern "C", Fretboard: Pau Ferro, 9.5" Radius, 20 Medium jumbo frets, Scale: 34" (long scale), Nut width: 38.1 mm, Pickup: 1...
    699 € previously 719 € - item no. 416032
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    Price slashed the 25.05.2018: Bass Guitar Artist Line - Adam Clayton signature model, Design: Curved Body Shape, Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck: maple, Fretboard: Maple, Radius: 508 mm, Frets: 21 Jumbo Bronze (extra hard - width: 2.9...
    945 € previously 990 € - item no. 369641