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    Default American P-Bass or American Jazz bass

    I play a lot of rock/alternative with a little funk in the mix. A lot of flea like stuff. I am looking for a new bass. I am trying to decide between a P-Bass or a Jazz bass. I love the feel of the Jazz neck, and the tone is awesome. The P-Bass has a little more kick to it. I'm at a loss what would some of you guys lean towards for that nice smooth phat bass tone. Kind of like the song "Walkabout" form the Chili Peppers. I am also looking at a MM Stingray, sounds great but they are a little on the heavy side. Plus I've always loved Fender. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Nick

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    Loving Fender is the right thing to do.

    Fender needs more love, and to give more love. :shock:

    I like the Jazz Bass every time. It feels right, sounds right, and it's Jaco!

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    Welcome to the Forum, Nick! 8)

    Fender makes a P-Bass with a Jazz Neck on it. I think it has a Jazz bass pickup and a P bass pickup in there. I can't remember what that model is called, though! :roll:
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

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    I like my P.

    Notice I said LIKE... not LICK...

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    P-Bass............nuff said.
    [color=red]Just "Tele'in" it like it is.[/color]
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    I prefer the P-Bass. It's more versatile, IMO.
    Nothing beats a Fender

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    I know this is an old post but I thought I would jump in.
    I recently had a 65 reissue built by a buddy of mine.
    Precision w/ a Jazz neck. Best of both worlds.

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    I've played a few of those in my time. Definitely a good crossbreed. 8)
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

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    My vote goes to the Jazz. It's just a little more refined and versatile instrument. And nothing beats that neck!
    There is none so blind as he that cannot see...

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    American Jazz bass please. Although for now, I am putting a jazz neck on my old Peavey T-40. I love that neck.

 

 

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