Over the course of the ‘70s, the Jazz Bass entered its “teenage years,” changing its visual style and inspiring new playing techniques—such as slapping—which led directly to new, creative forms of expression. Its smooth feel and growly midrange, tempered with a bit of treble bite, made it a hero in recording sessions around the globe. The American Original ‘70s Jazz Bass updates the smooth playing feel with a modern-radius fingerboard, while retaining the classic Fender tone and style that made the Jazz Bass the tool of choice for creative bassists.
Other specifications include:
Series:American Original Body Material:Ash Body Finish:Gloss Urethan Neck:Maple, 1975 "U" Neck Finish:Gloss Urethan Fingerboard:Maple, 9.5” (241 mm) Frets:20, Vintage Tall Position Inlays:Pearloid Blocks Nut (Material/Width):Bone, 1.475” (37.46 mm) Tuning Machines:Pure Vintage '70s with Fender Logo Scale Length:34” (864 mm) Bridge:4-Saddle Pure Vintage '70s with Single Groove Saddles Pickguard:3-Ply Black/White/Black Pickups:Pure Vintage '75 Single-Coil Jazz Bass (Bridge/Middle)Controls:Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone Control Knobs:Black Plastic Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome Strings:Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges) Case/Gig Bag:Vintage-Style Hardshell 9 lbs 1 oz #V1746917
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