Fender Jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jtd125, Aug 15, 2002.

  1. jtd125


    Mar 16, 2002
    Agoura Hillis, CA
    What is the difference between the Jazz Bass and the deluxe jazz bass?

  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    The Deluxe has active electronics, the Jazz is passive.
  3. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    And if you want to get REALLY nit-picky, the Deluxe comes with a tortoise shell pickguard, and the output jack is the side of the bass, as opposed to the control cavity cover. :D (As well as different finish options. Arctic white with a tortoise-shell guard... don't get much better than that.)
  4. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    The deluxe also has a slightly different shape, most notably thinner "horns".