Hey there folks. I have about 1000 bux saved up and i'm lookin to buy myself a new bass. i currently have a POS Dean that cost me like 200. I can play bass pretty good, but i dont really know anything about the electronics or whatever. I play all types of music. but i play in a Jazz quintet and a Rock-ish band and i lookin for one thats good for both. my friend said i should get a Fender American Jazz bass. so i have two questions. 1)Are Fender American Jazz Basses good? and 2)What are some other basses i might look at that are of good quality? (i know some of the gurus might point and laugh at my inexperienced nature) still, any help rendered would be appreciated. thanx.