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    I will Hva to agree that both are very good, but in different categories. I played both for months deciding which to finally buy. I went with the Jazz bass because od a more shapely body, there are more vintage Jazz basses than P-basses from what i have seen, and they are the most versitile, diverse basses I have played. Good for Rock all the way to plung, and then you could go and sit in on a blues session. HMM lets see, Geddy Lee uses Jazz as primary, as does AudioSlave, the vines use a jazz bass too. All of my Bass heroes used Jazz basses, and you just have to love the feel of them, ohhh yeah i almost forgot... THE UNBELIEVABLE TONE. But it is really all in the player, You could have the nicest bass out there and sound bad, or you could have the worst bass out there and be the greatest bassist to ever live. So go play one and see how it feels to YOU.
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    sorry i dont type good when im excited. the words that you are trying to figure out are have and punk... wow that was bad :roll:
    "oh yeah, because when I think music I think MTV... MTV is to Music as KFC is to Chicken!!!"

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    I have both. I like the feel of the Jazz neck better, but I like the way the p bass sits in the mix.

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    They are both great tools for laying down a groove.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Naked Clarke View Post
    I think that a Jazz Bass is better.

    Why? That is simple! Because I don't own a P Bass.

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    this is a very eloquently stated reason
    I'm not sayin' that, I'm just sayin'......

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    Originally Posted by Naked Clarke
    I think that a Jazz Bass is better.

    Why? That is simple! Because I don't own a P Bass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CustomWes View Post
    this is a very eloquently stated reason

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    Take one of each and call me in the morning.
    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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    Our last bass player had a P body with a J neck...or maybe it was it the other way round...
    I'm a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.

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    I was looking for a Jimi Hendrix tribute guitar with a J body and a P neck.
    I'm not sayin' that, I'm just sayin'......

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    They do make 'em with Jazz and Precision pickups, but I haven't seen a Jimi tribute model, yet.
    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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