Fender Jazz Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Randumb, Feb 3, 2003.

  1. Randumb


    Feb 2, 2003
    Baltimore, MD
    Would those more experienced say that a Fender Jazz Bass is a good stater for a noivce like myself?
  2. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    It works perfectly for a novice.
  3. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Most definitely.
  4. Randumb


    Feb 2, 2003
    Baltimore, MD
    Glad I didn't make an idiotic purchase. One day I'll upgrade to that Carvin I drool at.
  5. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    If you get one used in good shape or if you decide to buy new, it's a bass that will serve you a lifetime. Provided that it's taked care of.

    Also there are many upgrades available. Several part manufactures such as Warmoth produces quality parts for Fender. So if you want to change, say the neck for instance, It as easy as pie.
  6. I'll agree with By-Tor it's a bass that will last a lifetime if'n you take good care of her.
  7. Aenema


    Apr 18, 2001
    my 2nd bass was an american fender jazz. i did part with her but its a very nice bass indeed. you wont be disappointed at all. :p
  8. pyrohr


    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Fender jazz, so nice I have six of them and a RB5!:cool:
  9. tyson


    Feb 9, 2000
    Dallas, TX
    i got one. i don't play her much cause i like the thicker neck of the p-bass. but i don't think i will ever part with her... she purrs like a kitten.
  10. Wonderful choice. If you ever want to upgrade later on, you can bolt on a J-retro preamp and/or a pair of Duncan Antiquity pickups, and you'll have an awesome bass.
  11. Good move! It's hard for me to imagine going to a gig without a Jazz Bass.
  12. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    You can't go wrong with a Fender Jazz or Precision bass. Good for a novice or a seasoned pro or anyone in between.
  13. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    In other words...BY THE BASS.;)
  14. yak


    Jul 30, 2002
  15. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Buy the Jazz. You won't be disappointed.

  16. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    the jazz bass is a good choice...though personally i like the p bass better

  17. LA


    Oct 17, 2001
    It's an excellent choice, and not just for beginners.