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What Jazz??????????????

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dave@sparrow5.w, Aug 21, 2012.


  1. dave@sparrow5.w

    dave@sparrow5.w

    Oct 13, 2008
    This might sound stupid and I'm sure that there are millions of answers out there but I'm looking to buy a jazz bass that will give me an option of that old fat/woody vintage tone and the option of something different when needed. Being stuck in the wilds, trying everything isn't an option so I need some advice to narrow down my search.

    Considering:

    • Fender American Delux
    • Ditto standard
    • G&L JB / JB2
    • Lakland

    Help please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. cycler

    cycler

    Oct 6, 2010
    the deluxe works for me
     
  3. Wallace320

    Wallace320 Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2012
    Milan, Italy
    But, saving a bit while stayin' on the edge of your sound requirements, Fender American Special's greasebucket circuitry can surprise you.

    Cheers,
    Wallace
     
  4. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Colorado
    I have a US made G&L JB2 and it is a fantastic bass in both sound, quality and workmanship. I owned an AM dlx jazz but the active electronics just weren't my thing - It was a very nice bass too...

    I know that used G&Ls, for some reason, do not hold their value all too well on the used market - they can usually be picked up for a fairly good price
     

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