Melody Music Shop

70s Jazz Bass, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Black

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The Essence of the ’70s Jazz Bass
From hard rock to slap-and-pop funk, the '70s Jazz Bass captures the essence of the 1970s with striking looks and a bright, full sound still prized today by bassists everywhere. That decade saw the bridge pickup moved closer to the bridge, creating a brighter, more cutting tone, and the elegant addition of neck binding and block fingerboard inlays. That's all offered in this authentically styled instrument loaded with vintage vibe and modern performance.
Features
  • Maple neck with thicker 1970s “C” profile and “bullet” truss rod system
  • 7.25”-radius bound rosewood fingerboard with 20 vintage-style frets and pearloid block inlays
  • • Dual vintage-style single-coil Jazz Bass pickups with period-correct bridge pickup placement
  • Vintage-style four-saddle bridge
Classic Vintage Styling
Classic Vintage Styling

Pure and simple, this instrument features classic vintage styling that evokes and honors the timeless Fender basses that came before it in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. From the rear strap button to the top of the headstock, it’s the very essence of classic vintage Fender bass design.

Vintage-Style Pickups
Vintage-Style Pickups

A major part of the vintage-style sound, look and appeal of this bass is its vintage-style pickups, which deliver pure bass tone, power and performance evoking the great Fender basses of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

Bound Neck with Block Inlays
Bound Neck with Block Inlays

The elegant high-end look of a bound fingerboard with block inlays first appeared on Fender basses in 1966 and is considered a classic Fender design element, especially on 1970s-era Jazz basses. That stylish look is re-created here in authentically vintage detail.

Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Deluxe Gig Bag
  • Included Accessories
    Deluxe Gig Bag
Body
  • Body Material
    Alder
  • Body Finish
    Urethane
  • Body Shape
    Jazz Bass®
Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup
    Standard Vintage Alnico Magnet Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
  • Neck Pickup
    Standard Vintage Alnico Magnet Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
  • Controls
    Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • Switching
    None
  • Configuration
    SS
Hardware
  • Bridge
    4-Saddle American Vintage Bass
  • Hardware Finish
    Chrome
  • Tuning Machines
    Fender® '70s Vintage-Style Stamped Open-Gear
  • Pickguard
    3-Ply Black
  • Control Knobs
    Black Plastic
  • Neck Plate
    4-Bolt
Miscellaneous
  • Strings
    Fender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)
  • Legal Notice
    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Neck
  • Neck Material
    Maple
  • Neck Finish
    Gloss Urethane
  • Neck Shape
    '70s "C"
  • Scale Length
    34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material
    Pau Ferro
  • Fingerboard Radius
    7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets
    20
  • Fret Size
    Vintage Style
  • Nut Material
    Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width
    1.5" (38.1 mm)
  • Position Inlays
    Pearloid Blocks
  • Truss Rod
    Vintage-Style Butt Adjust

 

Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?

Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!

With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!

Please contact us if you have any questions!

Layaway is an option!

  • Layaway items require an initial down payment of 25%.
  • Layaway items can be held here for up to 90 days
  • A payment of 25% (or more) is due on the 30th, 60th, and 90th day from the
  • layaway start date (although payments may be made before the scheduled due date).
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  • There are no returns on layaway items. There are no refunds of payments towards a layaway item.
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Items purchased from our store will ship out within 1 business day of receiving payment. FedEX Ground or Home Delivery, fully insured, will be used for shipping instruments and large items. Items over $200 will require a signature. Accessories and other small items will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail.

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