Fender American Performer Jazz Bass Maple Fingerboard

  • Item # 1484684
  • Model # 0198612357

Crafted in Corona, California, the American Jazz Bass delivers the exceptional tone and feel you expect from an authentic Fender—along with new enhancements that make it even more inspiring to play.Th… Learn More

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A more comfortable neck and improved pickups for the working bassist.

Crafted in Corona, California, the American Jazz Bass delivers the exceptional tone and feel you expect from an authentic Fender—along with new enhancements that make it even more inspiring to play.The American Performer Jazz Bass includes the Yosemite single-coil pickups, designed for rich, expressive tones. With flat-staggered pole pieces to increase output and a shellac coating that lets the coil breathe while controlling feedback, Yosemite pickups produce dynamic sounds ideal for any musical situation. The American Performer Jazz Bass also features Greasebucket tone circuitry that lets you shape your highs without adding bass, preserving your sound. The “Modern C”-shaped neck sports a 9.5”-radius fingerboard that’s comfortable for almost any playing style, along with 22 jumbo frets, allowing you to easily express yourself musically. Includes gig bag. Upgrade your performance. Order your new Fender bass today.

Features

  • Alder body
  • Two Yosemite single-coil Jazz Bass pickups
  • Greasebucket tone system
  • “Modern C”-shaped neck with 9.5”-radius fingerboard; 22 jumbo frets
  • ClassicGear tuning machines with tapered shafts; silver ‘70s logo

Technical Specification

Fender American Performer Jazz Bass Maple Fingerboard

Neck

  • Shape: Modern C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin

Pickups

  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Middle: Yosemite single-coil
  • Bridge: Yosemite single-coil
  • Brand: Fender
  • Series or parallel: Parallel

Fretboard

  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)

Body

  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed

Controls

  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle 
  • Tuning machines: ClassicGear with tapered shafts
  • Color: Chrome

Other

  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Electronics, Greasebucket tone circuitry
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Country of origin: USA