The BB435 nails that vintage-modern vibe, and like all great instruments it has a timeless quality, capable of holding its own in any company. Bass Collection Jive Bass 4-string Jazz Bass Guitar Blue. As for tonewoods, with bass, the world is your oyster. Fender American Ultra Precision Bass Guitar, Save big with the best Fender Black Friday deals. Please deactivate your ad blocker in order to see our subscription offer, You’ve got some excellent P/J tones on tap, Outstanding sustain and solid on that lower fifth, This is another well-put together Epiphone, Not the most versatile bass in the Thunderdome, It’s already relic’d so no worries gigging this. First off, it is so playable, with a whip-quick neck that’s a joy to breeze along – its profile offers ample compensation for the nut width (45mm) to accommodate that fifth string. Very Good. There is a shorter space between frets, the neck is – by definition – shorter. Read the full Fender American Ultra Precision Bass review, Because no ‘best bass guitar’ round-up is complete without a StingRay, Price: $2,199/£2,199 | Body: Ash | Neck: Roast maple, bolt-on | Scale: 34” | Fingerboard: Roast maple, ebony or Rosewood | Frets: 22, stainless steel | Pickups: 2x Neodymium humbuckers | Controls: Active 3-band EQ, master volume, 5-way pickup selector | Hardware: Vintage Music Man top loaded chrome plated, steel bridge plate with vintage nickel plated steel saddles, Custom lightweight tuners with tapered string posts | Left-handed: Yes | Finish: Charging Green. Thursday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) If you watch the listing, we'll notify you if it becomes available again. Atomic Music is a music store in Beltsville, Maryland.We primarily sell *used* musical instruments.With thousands of guitars, basses, amps, drums, pedals, etc. The StingRay welcomes all styles. In Stock In Store Rickenbacker 4003S Bass Fireglo . Here you can pretty much do anything. So yeah, there really is no need to keep your distance. Premium DIY Electric Guitar Kit Unfinished Project Handcraft Basswood Body E5C5. The next generation of Fender’s American-built Precision, the Fender American Ultra Precision Bass, is a doozy. $1,124.99. There is also a push-pull on the volume control to bypass the active electronics for another range of passive tones. $16.00. Flawless build – and from a sustainable tonewood, Active MEC J-style pickups and electronics are excellent. When the inevitable ding comes it will be painful. You’ve got a choice of an alder body or ash, retro pick-guards in three-ply mint green or 4-ply tortoiseshell. It’s also sold out, but we’ve found stock at Walmart! How a bass feels can be a question of scale. Jackson JS1X Minion Concert Bass Guitar in Satin Silver - 2915556521. 2002 Fender Victor Bailey - 4-string Jazz Bass - Koa incl. New Listing MUSICMAN Stingray 4st BLK Used Ash Body Maple Neck Maple Fingerboard w/Hard Case It’s probably not a slap bass (though we’d say you can play anything on anything; it’s always the chops that count), but for rock and roll, blues, punk, filling the pocket full of eighth notes with a little overdrive, there’s nothing better. tip-top, and it ain’t light but the balance feels pretty much bang on. $249.00. Wednesday: 8:30am – 10:00pm (EST) Those US-made G&L MFD humbuckers are overwound with a ceramic core and they’re powerful. Local Pickup Only. The tones are on-the-money as far as the Jazz Bass goes – thumping, in your face, but elastic and alive – and the controls that offer a wide sweep of tones. The active bass has an onboard preamp, typically powered by a 9V or 18V battery. Very cool. Yamaha has really nailed the ability to make super-playable instruments at accessible prices and yet the really gorgeous Yamaha BB435 5-string is remarkable. Read the full Fender Geddy Lee Signature Jazz bass review © Some manufacturers are designing basses like this now. Of course, you’ll find these here, too, but also more exotic choices such as ovangkol, bubinga and panga panga – each with their own frequency response. The Classic Vibe Jazz Bass is based on those original ‘60s models, and Fender’s entry-level brand Squier will give you a supremely comfortable ride and some uncannily vintage tones and plenty of change from 500 bucks. There are certainly more detailed onboard EQ shaping options on a bass guitar, but few as simple or elegant. 10 best bass guitars 2020: four-string and five-string bass guitars for every budget. What blew minds then and still does is the switching system. The finish is a little too fancy for some? With an Ultra Noiseless Vintage Jazz Bass single-coil in the bridge and its split-coil counterpart in the middle, the American Ultra P-Bass is one hugely versatile instrument. 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