Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass®

Model #: 0196208800

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Widely regarded as the world's greatest electric bass player, Jaco Pastorius redefined the voice of the instrument and the role of the bassist, merging the worlds of R&B, rock, jazz, classical and Caribbean music and reshaping the musical landscape with his dazzling playing and visionary approach. And he did it all with a Jazz Bass. His unmistakable voice and signature sound came from his mind, his heart, his hands and his sunburst fretless Jazz Bass, recreated here with unmistakable look, tone and feel as the Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass.
  • Select alder body with no pickguard
  • Maple neck with “C” profile and side dots centered on fret marker lines
  • Urethane-coated pau ferro “slab” fretless fingerboard with inlaid fret marker lines
  • Dual American Vintage single-coil Jazz Bass pickups
  • Vintage-style bridge
  • Reverse tuners
  • Highlights

    Special Lined Fretless Pau Ferro Fingerboard
    Special Lined Fretless Pau Ferro Fingerboard

    The fretless fingerboard of the Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass is fashioned from pau ferro, a South American tonewood with feel and sonic qualities similar to rosewood, and coated with urethane for durable performance. It is a "slab" fingerboard (meaning a flat joint with the maple neck rather than a curved joint) with a vintage-style 7.25" radius and 20 inlaid white fret line markers.

    American Vintage Jazz Bass Pickups
    American Vintage Jazz Bass Pickups

    The full, pure and powerful fretless sound of the Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass comes from a pair of American Vintage single-coil Jazz Bass pickups.

    Signature-Stamped Neck Plate
    Signature-Stamped Neck Plate

    In tribute to the great bassist, the neck plate of the Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass is stamped with his first name.

  • Specs

    • Case/Gig Bag
      Deluxe Brown Hardshell (Gold Interior)
    • Included Accessories
      Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable
    • Body Material
      Select Alder
    • Body Finish
      Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Body Shape
      Jazz Bass®
    • Bridge Pickup
      American Vintage Single-Coil Jazz Bass
    • Neck Pickup
      American Vintage Single-Coil Jazz Bass
    • Controls
      Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
    • Switching
    • Configuration
    • Bridge
      4-Saddle American Vintage Bass
    • Hardware Finish
    • Tuning Machines
      American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass
    • Pickguard
      4-Ply Tortoiseshell
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt Custom
    • Strings
      Fender® USA Bass 9050M Stainless Steel Flatwound, (.055, .070, .090 .105 Gauges)
    • Other Features
      Knurled Chrome P Bass®; Knobs, Special Jaco Tribute Neck Plate, Side Dot Position Markers are Centered Between the Fretlines
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    • Neck Material
    • Neck Finish
      Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Neck Shape
      "C" Shape
    • Scale Length
      34" (864 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Urethane-Coated, Slab Cut Pau Ferro
    • Fingerboard Radius
      7.25" (184.1 mm)
    • Number of Frets
    • Fret Size
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.5" (38.1 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Side Dot
    • Truss Rod
      Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
  • Support