What is an American Special Jazz Bass?

What is an American Special Jazz Bass?

Fender’s American Special Jazz Bass kicks off a new decade of Fender basses with the latest in U.S.-made quality and value. A slim C-shape maple neck and lightweight alder body make the American Special Jazz Bass one of the most comfortable basses out there.

Why P bass is better than jazz bass?

The nut on the Jazz Bass neck is 1.5″ wide, whereas the Precision has a 1.625″ nut. This makes the Jazz Bass better for players with smaller hands. Precision players prefer the more “even” feel of the Precision’s neck from low to high registers. The Jazz bass neck is also rounder than the Precision’s.

Are made in Mexico Fender basses good?

Still, Mexican-made Fenders are excellent basses, and only suffer when compared to their American cousins. In fact, some players think they are so good that they almost on-par with an American Jazz.

What kind of pickup does a Fender Bass have?

The original model was one of the earliest basses to feature a totally solid body, single-coil humbucker pickups, and also include a 20 fret maple neck with a maple fingerboard. Although many of these features have gone on to become standard across many makes and models, the Fender P Bass was considered a pioneer.

When did the Fender Precision bass guitar come out?

The Precision Bass is a range of bass guitars designed and manufactured by Fender. The original concept was drawn up by Leo Fender in the early 1950s and launched in 1951. It quickly proved to be a hit and gained widespread attention due to its sound and build quality.

What makes a P bass guitar so good?

The P Bass also features the sought-after Greasebucket wiring that helps to shape highs without adding lows, thus protecting your sound. These, combined with flat-staggered pole pieces that improve output and a shellac coating on the Yosemite pickups lead to an excellent P Bass option.

What kind of bass is the Squier Standard?

The Squier Standard Series is/was one of the best kept secrets in the Fender-esque world the Jazz basses evolved in many ways into the Squier VM line that started that craze

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