Best Amp for a Fender Jazz

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by WildBill, Sep 15, 2002.

  1. WildBill


    Jul 7, 2002
    What brand do you feel best supports the Fender Jazz bass sound?
  2. Matthias


    May 30, 2000
    Vienna, Austria
    IMHO there is no real answer to this question.

    The J is one of the most widely used basses ever, including all styles from jazz to hardcore, being played through any amp from Glockenklang to SVT, depending on the sound the player is after.
    Of cause there are amps which add more color to the sound and others which sound more 'hifi'. And of cause the latter will let the true tone of the J better shine through - but this is true for any bass, not only the Jazz...

    Just my 2 cents.
  3. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    I second Matthias´s opinion.

    There is no "THE" amp for any bass.
  4. osciphex


    Jun 1, 2001
    you could be cleche'd and get an accoustic 360. Actually I dont even know what one of those is like... just that jaco used it... Are they even still in production?
  5. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    i thought that every one i had played was pretty rotten. i got to touch (not play) one that jaco played through though...
  6. A bit like saying "I have a Trace Elliot 712SMC combo. What is the best bass for it?".
  7. zoran


    May 10, 2002