*IN STOCK - READY TO SHIP
Celebrate 60 Years Of Fender Craftsmanship With The Fender 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass Guitar In Artic Pearl Featuring A Rosewood Fingerboard
Fender® basses changed music forever with the introduction of the electric bass, first with the revolutionary Precision Bass® and then again in 1960 with the Jazz Bass®.
Following the P Bass® was no easy task. With its new stylish and comfortable offset body, versatile dual pickup setup and playable slim neck profile, the Jazz Bass took Fender forward into the Sixties. It would go on to become one of the most widely used instruments of all time - featuring on classic recordings from jazz, funk, soul, and blues to classic rock and heavy metal.
Sixty years later, they're proud to celebrate that timeless design with a limited run Jazz Bass that captures the touch, tone and magic of the original.
The 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass honors and elevates the original design. Two Pure Vintage '62 pickups deliver the bell-clear highs and deep, musical low-end that make the J-Bass® a staple for any genre. A pair of concentric volume and tone controls allow complete command over the blend and character of each pickup - a feature first found on the very earliest J-Bass models from 1960 to 1962. Other features include an alder body and maple neck with a bound rosewood fingerboard, bone nut, vintage-correct 7.25" radius, vintage tall frets, and a fast and comfortable '60s "U" profile. The lacquer finish in Arctic Pearl is complemented by the tortoiseshell pickguard, white binding on the neck and matching headcap, making the 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass an unforgettable modern classic. Also included are a deluxe vintage-style case with 60th anniversary embroidery and certificate of authenticity.
Available in limited quantities for 2020 only.
- Body: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Shape: Jazz Bass®
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
- Headstock: Jazz Bass
- Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Shape: '60s "U"
- Number of Frets: 20
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
- Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot
- String Nut: Bone
- Fret Size: Vintage Tall
- Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
- Bridge: 4-Saddle Vintage Style with Threaded Steel Saddles
- Control Knobs: Knurled Dome-Style
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
- Strings: Fender® USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges), PN 0737250406
- Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage Reverse Open-gear
- Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '62 Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
- Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '62 Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Volume 1. (Neck Pickup)
- Tone 1. (Neck Pickup)
- Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup)
- Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
- Switching: None
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
We are Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center
Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC's legendary music shop. Family-owned and operated since 1958. Buy gear the way it was meant to be bought, from a store that's been there through it all and has the vibe to prove it. We're staffed with musicians and industry experts, people that live and breathe music gear. Our mission is to help you find the right gear for your project, that thing that will bring you the most joy out of what you do. We're an authorized dealer for almost every brand, we stock items the other stores don't, so you can try before you buy. Stop by our Wheaton, MD showroom and see for yourself.
Contact us if you have questions about one of our listings or if you need help finding the right piece of gear.