Fender Jazz basses have long stood at the forefront of the most outstanding and innovative music of the last 60 years. The list of luminaries who have used the Jazz Bass is a who's who Bass greats from John Paul Jones and Noel Redding to Jaco Pastorius and Sting. The simple versatility and reassuring balance of one of the last centuries great inventions have helped create some of music’s most magical moments.
The attention to detail on the Vintera 60s Jazz Bass is breath-taking from the authentic pickups to the "C" profile neck, Fender has sought to bring back to life a golden era of smooth tone. Utilising Alder for the body keeps the bass very light while being supple enough to provide that low smooth tone so familiar to Jazz Bass players. The Maple neck is classically playable and Pau Ferro fingerboard will provide silky sustain when needed.
An Iconic Instrument
Recreating some of the iconic features Leo Fender himself designed is one of many reasons to own this bass. Fender has re-voiced the pair of single-coil Jazz Bass pickups to sound more like the originals, gritty and growling, giving the Jazz bass the “Mid ‘60s era timbre not found in other basses. The 4-saddle bridge with threaded saddles means you can adjust and customise to make the Vintera as playable as possible. The Vintage style tuners provide rock-solid stunning stability and accuracy and cap with a beautifully recreated vintage bass.
3 Score years at the top
The Vintera 60s Jazz Bass is an immaculate machine, made for the most demanding of players. The versatility and reliability have reached across generations. The Jazz Bass comes with a deluxe gig bag for the most portable protection of your bass. There is nothing more striking than a Sunburst Fender and this bass has everything including wonderful block pearloid inlays. It has been a witness to some of the most iconic moments in musical history and will go on to be part of more.
Manufacturer Fender Model Name Vintera '70s Jazz Bass®, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst Model # 0149643300 Series Vintera Country Of Origin MX Colour 3-Colour Sunburst Body Alder Body Finish Gloss Polyester Body Shape Jazz Bass® Neck Material Maple Neck Finish Gloss Urethane Neck Shape Vintage "C" Scale Length 34" (864 mm) Fingerboard Pau Ferro Fingerboard Radius 7.25" (184.1 mm) Number of Frets 20 Frets Size Vintage String Nut Synthetic Bone Nut Width 1.5" (38.1 mm) Position Inlays White Pearloid Blopck Truss Rods Vintage-Style Bridge Pickup Vintage-Style '70s Single-Coil Jazz Bass® Neck Pickup Vintage-Style '70s Single-Coil Jazz Bass® Controls Master Volume, Master Tone Pickup Switching None Pickup Configuration SS Bridge 4-Saddle American Vintage Bass Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome Tuning Machines American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass Pickguard 3-Ply Black/White/Black Control Knobs Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass® Strings Fender® USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges) Dimensions 4.60x15.20x49.50 IN Weight 12.90 LB
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