I don't have a 2012, but I LOVE playing my 2011 Am. Std. Jazz. It's my favorite of the five basses I'm fortunate to own, and, unless we're playing at a frat party or some other messy gig, it's always the bass I pack for a gig. Disclaimer (if it matters): I'm more of a Jazz guy than a Precision guy, though--always have been...
Fender Jazz Bass Club #711.
Club Sadowsky #231 (leave of absence).
Lakland Owners' Group #368 (leave of absence).
G&L Club #395. www.bigbossman.org