This is a beautiful 2011 Fender MIA Jazz, alder and rosewood in 3-tone sunburst with tortoise shell pickguard. Sounds exactly like a Jazz bass should - great warmth and punch from the new Fender pickups. This was the first Jazz I had played since the '08 revamps and the improvements are very noticeable. The bridge is solid and string-through is a nice option. Fit and finish is excellent all-around. Beautiful figuring on the rosewood neck. The Fender bridge cover is included. I liked the look but I palm mute a lot, so eventually removed it. The bass would be cosmetically flawless if not for one medium-sized ding on the upper bout. Also includes all the original case candy and the new Fender rectangular hard case, very nice and I was told is a TSA-approved flight case (someone please correct me if this is wrong). Price drop: $[DEL]875[/DEL] $850!