good beginner bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by piobeyr, Jan 6, 2003.

  1. hey, i am totally new to playing the bass. i want to learn how, but that requires a bass. any suggestions for a fairly inexpensive newbie bass that still sounds okay? thanks. :D
  2. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    get thee to rondo music online and get a n SX jazz bass for $139...
  3. Mike A

    Mike A Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2002
    yup, what he said.

    Start there. Upgrade as needed. Enjoy.
  4. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The Essex (SX) basses are very nice. I've owned 2 of them & IMO, they're very comperable to Mexican made Fenders ($350-400 new) but cost as much as the inexpensive Squier line!!!!