Hello, I'm a guitarest who's always borrowed basses for projects in the past and now I'm wanting to buy my own. I don't know too much about the history of basses (and bass amps) and all the ins and outs, like I do for guitar (ie what brand sounds like what etc). But I've been recommended the Fender ones, and it seems to be a great name, so I'm considering those pretty well. The other day I tried out a Geddy Lee Jazz bass, as well as a regular and deluxe Jazz, and also a Jazz Plus from the early 90's. It's the one without a pick guard, and with the two active Lace Sensor pickups and Kubicki preamp. I liked the Geddy and the Jazz Plus the best for sure... Unfortunately though I was trying them in two different stores and couldn't a/b. If anyone here has any experience with either of these basses I'd appreciate any opinions on these basses or any others in my price range, which is under $700 (used is fine). I'm sure more people have the Geddy than the Jazz Plus, but really I thought both sounded great (the Plus seemed a little more articulate...) but I'm wondering if maybe there are some hidden quirks that would show up when playing at louder volumes etc (like maybe the Lace Sensors pick up radio stations or something crazy like that). Oh, lastly, I'm mostly using this for studio work, not much live stuff, and I'm playing progressive rock/edgy jazz stuff. Thanks for any help.