I am a guitar player who is switching over to Bass. I have been looking at basses and have decided which one I like best. Help me answer this question please. I want a Fender Standard Jazz bass because of it's looks and thin fretboard. It is also a great sounding bass for the price. I am not a jazz player however. I play rock music. I COULD get the Standard Precision bass, but I prefer the look and feel of the Jazz. My question: Can I get a rock sound out of a jazz bass? Would the Precision be a better choice for me? or do they sound pretty similar. Thanks for your help.