A daring reimagination of a rumbling classic, the Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass introduces enticing, cutting-edge features to a tried-and-true platform. With a matching headstock for a streamlined appearance and the stealthy vibe of black chrome hardware, this head-turning J Bass® is the embodiment of “bold.”
The Contemporary Active Jazz Bass caters to modern players with a 12”-radius maple fingerboard on a slim, modern “C”-shaped neck profile, providing fast and comfortable playability. At the heart of this monster is a pair of Squier SQR™ ceramic humbucking pickups that produce high fidelity tone great for any style. Further enhancing tone versatility is an active 9-volt preamp, offering intuitive controls for volume, pickup blend, traditional tone and stacked boost controls for bass and treble.
These Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups produce high-output, modern tone with punchy lows and clear highs.
Versatile and easy-to-use, the all-new Squier Active 9-Volt Bass Preamp includes intuitive controls for master volume, pickup blend, tone and bass/treble boost.
The modern bridge provides optimal resonance, which translates into bigger tone, while being easy to restring.
This instrument offers a slim “C”-shaped neck profile for easy playability.
A modern 12”-radius fingerboard offers low, fast action with slim feel.
Stealthy and subtle, black chrome hardware is durable and resilient.