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  The Fender Bass VI
Danko with Fender Bass VI The Fender Bass VI is sometimes referred to as a baritone guitar and sometimes as a six string bass guitar.
Like it's forerunner, the original Danelectro UB2 '6-string bass' of the mid-50s, the Fender Bass VI is a six string guitar with 'old-style' passive electronics, tuned a full octave lower than standard guitar tuning.
A Bass VI neck is in between an electric guitar and an electric bass guitar in length.
theband.hiof.no /articles/fender_bass_vi.html   (619 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jazz Bass was the second model of electric bass guitar created by Leo Fender.
As well as having a slightly different, less symmetrical and more contoured body shape (known in Fender advertising as the "offset waist contour" body), the Jazz Bass neck is noticeably narrower towards the nut than that of the more common Fender Precision Bass.
Note that while the Precision Bass was styled similarly to the Stratocaster guitar, the Jazz Bass's styling was inspired more by another then-recently introduced series of Fender guitars, the Jazzmaster and Jaguar, with which the Jazz shared its offset body theme and other styling cues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fender_Jazz_Bass   (709 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass
Inasmuch as the famoues Jazz Bass was conceived during the turning point of the fifties and sixties, it inherited the richness and experience of two decades.
The different improvements with wich the Jazz Bass was endowed were the result of a logical sequence of consepts wich the Stratocaster, the Jaguar and the Jazzmaster had begun.
Even though the Jazz Bass was coupled with the Jazzmaster, it was introduced at exactley the same time as the Jaguar.
www.oddbass.com /fender.htm   (386 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass Guitar
The first prize was a Fender Jaguar and Jazzmaster guitar, Jazz bass, Bassman and Showman amps, Rhodes piano and Rodgers drums.
The Jazz bass was launched in 1960; buyers were wary of solid bodied basses at first, and so string mutes were standard until 1962, giving a more 'upright bass' sound.
Many Fender firsts such as the offset waist body, ultra-slim fast-action neck, and full-range bi-pole pickups are standard features on the Standard Jazz Bass.
www.vintageguitars.org.uk /Jazz.php   (774 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass Pickup Restoration
One set is from a 1969 Jazz Bass and the other set is from a 1967 Jazz Bass.
These two vintage Fender basses were sent to Amy and Jason at Stringed Instrument Repair for a total rebuild by working New Orleans jazz bass player Jim Markway.
According to Jim the bass was in standing, contaminated floodwaters for over 2 weeks.
www.searcystringworks.com /jbass.html   (329 words)

  
 GGJaguar's Guitarium and Ampeteria 1962 Fender Jazz Bass
The Fender Jazz Bass was designed in 1960 by Leo Fender as his top of the line bass guitar.
Fender then switched to the typical 3-knob control system which was, ironically, used on the Jazz Bass prototype in 1959.
The early Jazz Basses (1960 –; 62) also were equipped with felt tipped spring mutes since Leo felt that they imparted a more accurate acoustic string bass sound which jazz bassists would prefer.
www.ggjaguar.com /62j-bass.htm   (196 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass
Fender Jazz Bass This is a 2001 Fender Active Jazz Bass Deluxe.
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 1975 Fender American Jazz Bass Maple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I bought this bass in 1977, and had put in EMG pickups.
This is a beautiful sounding bass with tons of sustain.
I played this bass through all gigs from 1976 to the present.
www.jimlawrence.net /JAZZBASS1975/jazz75.html   (45 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass
Fender Jazz Bass The classic Fender entry model which should be credited for completely changing the music world.
The bass originally had string mutes under each string, next to the bridge (the holes are still visible) and a cover over the bridge and rear pickup, to reduce electrical noise.
The J Bass is the blueprint for most dual-pickup basses, to present day; the “JBass” configuration refers to any bass with two pickups, two volume controls (one for each pickup), and a master tone control.
www.superpage.com /riffs/desc_fender_j-bass.html   (409 words)

  
 Vintage Guitars Collector - Fender collecting vintage guitars fender, stratocaster, strat, telecaster, tele
This variant was made from late 1968 to early 1971 and said "Fender Telecaster" only on the peghead (as per regular solidbody Telecasters), the truss rod adjusted at the butt-end of the neck, and had a pearloid pickguard going from the neck pickup to the tone control.
The placement of the Fender logo between spring 1951 and late 1951 is parallel to the neck end and not at an angle, as seen before and after last 1951.
Fender used a very photo-reactive red dye in their sunburst finish, causing many 1959 Strats to fade from a 3-color sunburst to a 2-colors (the photo-reactive nature of the red caused fading from ultra-violet light).
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Fender Standard Jazz Bass at Epinions.com
I decided to pick this bass out due to a lot of the bass players in the punk genre (especially Alkaline Trio) using it for that single coil sound versus that muffled humbucker tone....
The j bass, as it often called, is very fast to play because of its very thin neck.
The finish is excellent for a beginners bass and far outstrips a squire in playability and tone.
www.epinions.com /inst-Electric_Basses-Standard_Jazz_Bass/display_~reviews   (919 words)

  
 Musicians Picks- basses, electric bass guitars, bass amps, Fender Bass, bass guitar, Fender Amplifier, Precision, ...
Bass Guitars and Bass Amps- If you decide to expand into the world of music with an instrument other than the harmonica, here are some good quality choices to consider for yourself or even as a gift for someone else.
Fender Standard Precision Bass®- "It was the first Fender® bass and still is number one!
Fender American Jazz Bass® - "The new American Jazz Bass® is a wonderful thing, with all the charms that have made it a 'best-loved" instrument for generations of bass players.
www.harmonicastore.com /instru_bass.shtml   (598 words)

  
 Fender Standard Jazz Bass V | Sweetwater.com
So the Standard Jazz Bass V comes with the distinctive "offset waist" body design, but made from alder, which is resonant, but relatively light, which you'll appreciate after two or three hours up on stage.
While almost all the early Fender instruments had maple necks and fingerboards, the company quickly realized that some players preferred the slightly warmer sound and feel of a traditional rosewood fingerboard.
The Standard Series Jazz Bass V has two single-coil Jazz Bass pickups in a shielded body cavity for quieter operation, both on stage and in the studio.
www.sweetwater.com /store/detail/JBassSTR5AWT   (457 words)

  
 Information and photos of vintage Fender Jazz bass and Precision Bass guitars.
The Fender Jazz Bass was introduced in 1960.
The Fender Jass Bass was designed to provide a mellower tone and featured 2 pickups and a 34" neck.
This bass is work in all the right places and is a great looking vintage Fender bass.
www.rocknrollvintage.com /information-on-fender-bass-guitars.htm   (379 words)

  
 Marcus Miller Jazz Bass Review | Fender | Reviews @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
It is based on a 1975 Fender Jazz Bass, and has a one piece maple neck with white block inlays and an ash body featuring two vintage Fender Jazz pickups with an active/passive switch.
As it is a Fender signature model it is made in Japan and the Japanese have done a very good job.
The Jazz pickups are wonderful in tone, the instrument is a beauty to behold and the growl on the low E is phenomenal...
www.ultimate-guitar.com /reviews/bass_guitars/fender/marcus_miller_jazz_bass/index.html   (784 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass :: Home Studio Tips - Music Recording and Production in the Home Studio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
After borrowing from bass guitars from friends, I thought it was time I spent some money and got my own bass.
The only complaint I had was the low B string had a few spots that didn’t seem as responsive and almost sounded floppy at times.
I’ve tried adjusting my amp, and i’ve brought the bass in for a professional set up and it’s gotten a little better but i’m still not 100% happy with it.
www.homestudiotips.com /home-studio-recording/61/fender-jazz-bass   (702 words)

  
 Learn to Play Awesome Bass for Any Song Completely By Ear, In Just 3 Simple Steps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I just picked up the bass for the first time a few weeks ago (I have previously failed to learn both the piano and guitar but I love the bass and the unlimited roles it has in music)...
What the two most important things a beginner can do to their bass lines right this minute to make them 10 times more attractive to a listener are...
The 'kiss' secret to playing a bass part that sounds highly complex to an admirer but is dead easy for you...
www.bassguitarsecrets.com   (6941 words)

  
 1962 Fender jazz bass restoration
The bass had been carried around for years in a (badly designed) home made case, the headstock edge rested against a hinge that had a large bolt through it and this over time wore away the edge of the headstock.
He bought the bass in 1967, it had the original sunburst finish back then, the slider switches had already been installed in the pickguard at that time and he tells me that they had never worked since the day he bought it.
The original sunburst finish was stripped in 1976, he was working in a band with a lead guitarist who had a fl guitar, this guitarist insisted that the other guitar player and bass player should have white guitars to contrast against his, hence the sunburst coming off and the white going on...
www.bravewoodguitars.co.uk /62jazzbassrestoration.html   (981 words)

  
 Become.com - Shop results for fender jazz bass
The Fender Standard Jazz Bass has the classic offset, contoured alder body with standard pickups and controls for definitive J Bass sound.
If your bass is starting to show its age, replace those cracked or missing knobs with this set of 3 Fender Jazz Bass Knobs.
The 4-ply '62 Jazz Bass pickguard is mounted with 11 holes.
www.become.com /shop?q=fender+jazz+bass   (317 words)

  
 Bass Player - Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass
Bass Player magazine is your source for acoustic and electric bass guitar tabs, chords and free online bass guitar lessons, tutorials and videos for both beginner and professional.
In the 40-odd years since its introduction, the Fender Jazz Bass has made an indelible mark on our low-end consciousness, providing the bottom for many of music’s finer moments.
The medium-size frets on our test bass were well seated and dressed, the four-bolt neck joint was un-budgeable, and the knobs turned smoothly and felt good.
www.bassplayer.com /story.asp?sectioncode=111&storycode=3976   (867 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - Fender Bass, bass guitar, fender jazz bass, fender precision bass items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
FENDER squire 5 string bass and soft case
Fender (Squier) Jazz Bass with Hiscox case as new
Fender Jazz Bass, Fretless made in Japan vintage
search.ebay.co.uk /Fender-Bass_W0QQfclZ4QQfnuZ1   (221 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass Guitar Series
Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass Guitar V Pao Ferro Fretboard with Case 3 Color Sunburst
Fender American Jazz Bass Guitar V Pao Ferro Fretboard with Case 3 Color Sunburst
Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Guitar V Pao Ferro Fretboard with Gig Bag Brown Sunburst
www.worldmusicsupply.com /fender/J-Bass.asp   (691 words)

  
 Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass | Sweetwater.com
Cutting-edge bass players looking for a high performance and lightweight bass with a strikingly different appearance will flip over the Aerodyne Jazz Bass!
This is a special edition Jazz Bass featuring a bound basswood body with a NEW unique carved top, a maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and matching painted headstock.
The Aerodyne Jazz Bass is loaded with a Precision/Jazz Bass pickup combination and rear routed/top mounted controls with no pickguard.
www.sweetwater.com /store/detail/JBassAero   (308 words)

  
 Fender Jazz Bass Case - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
The Fender Standard Bass Case is built to the same high quality standards of their Deluxe Textured...
Fender has been using the same cases since the early days of the comp...
The Fender American 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass is based on one of Fender's most famous designs, and theyÂ’ve spared no expense in building this limite...
www.shopping.com /xGS-Fender_Jazz_Bass_Case   (1018 words)

  
 Vintage Fender Jazz Bass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
There is a blemish in the finish on the upper left horn, about an inch in diameter.
Nice bass - Some normal wear, natural refin body, appears to me that this bass was originally natural in color, just replaced with the same clear coat, though it has aged and yellowed well.
Overall a very strong player's 1975 Jazz bass, the same model that is have been re-issued several times by Fender - this is the real deal, and priced reasonably above what a new re-issue would cost.
www.guitarsforsale.com /vintage_fender_jazz_bass.htm   (186 words)

  
 Fender Standard Jazz Bass (Rosewood) from zZounds.com
On its early ’60s introduction, the Fender Jazz Bass guitar immediately endeared itself to the music world, quickly becoming another Fender design classic and an indispensable element in the arsenal of many a bassist worldwide.
Fender's lean-and-mean Standard Jazz Bass incorporates many of the original model’s classic Fender “firsts,” such as the offset waist and ultra-slim fast-action neck.
It’s updated here with 2 bi-pole pickups and American Jazz Bass knobs, giving you the best of both worlds and eras—some vintage vibe and appointments with some modern refinements.
www.zzounds.com /item--FEN136200   (962 words)

  
 Fender Australia - Fender Standard Series: Jazz Bass®
Fender Australia - Fender Standard Series: Jazz Bass®
First introduced in 1960 as the "Deluxe Model," the Fender Jazz Bass has stood the test of time to become one of the most played instruments in modern musical history.
Many Fender Firsts such as the offset-waist body, ultra slim fast action neck and full-range bi-pole pickups are standard features on the new Standard Jazz Bass.
www.fender.com.au /electricbasses/jbass/standard/jazzbass.shtml   (64 words)

  
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This is a special edition Jazz featuring a bound basswood body with a NEW unique carved top, a maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard and matching painted headstock.
By introducing the first commercially viable solidbody electric guitar, the first electric bass and countless classic amplifiers, Fender musical instruments have left their mark on jazz, blues, country, rock and many other styles of popular music.
Today, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation continues to offer its timeless electric guitar designs such as the Telecaster and Stratocaster to players around the world, but the Fender family has grown to include several distinctive musical instrument brands, including Squier, Guild, and Benedetto.
www.americanmusical.com /item--i-FEN-254505-506.html   (519 words)

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