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Fender American Performer Jazz Bass Guitar

In line with all the Jazz Basses which came before it, the American Performer Jazz Bass is another champion instrument with a bit of a modern upgrade.


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Discounted Price $1,249.99


Discounted Price $1,249.99
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The American Performer Series continues to impress, not only with its guitars, but with its basses. It's got a reliable Fender build and glistening appointments, not to mention the new for 2018 Yosemite pickups. This model is for bassists who love the Jazz Bass and want American Performer Series enhancements.

Reliable Fender Build
There's no more reliable brand than Fender. When you buy a Jazz Bass, you know what you're getting, but don't be surprised if they give you a little something more. Born and raised in Corona, California, this American Performer Jazz Bass sports an alder body carved into its classic wavy shape. It has a 34" scale length and modern "C" neck carved from maple, for smooth playability up and down the 20 jumbo frets. This bass is sturdy and ready to provide low-end rumble in any scenario.

Glistening Appointments
For an extra cool vintage look, the 3-ply black/white/black pickguard of the American Performer Jazz Bass gives way to chrome beneath the vintage style black plastic Jazz Bass control knobs. Fender "F" light-weight vintage Paddle Key tuners with tapered shafts sit atop the headstock, both recognizable and functional. Lastly, the 4-saddle vintage style bridge adds a distinguished look to the body of this bass, and keeps those strings taught and sounding great.

New in 2018 Yosemite Pickups
The American Performer Series has brought with it the Yosemite single coil pickups. The American Performer Jazz Bass has two single coil Yosemite Jazz Bass pickups in the bridge and middle position. Yosemites produce dynamic tone and rich sound, suitable for many musical styles. The American Performer Jazz Bass also has a Greasebucket Tone Circuit. This circuitry is designed to let you roll off the highs without upping the bass, to create solid, accurate tonal options.


  • Alder Body in Jazz Bass Shape
  • Maple Neck in Modern "C" Shape
  • 20-Fret Fingerboard with Dot Inlays
  • Yosemite Single Coil Jazz Bass Pickups
  • 4-Saddle Vintage-Style with Steel Saddles
  • Fender “F” Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
  • Includes Deluxe Gig bag

Get your Fender American Performer Jazz Bass today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Deluxe Gig Bag

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Having owned a few Jazz basses from MIMs to USAs I wasn't to afraid to purchase this one. Fit and finish are great, the pickups are very good and the tone selector circuitry is awesome. Has some great tonal possibilities. That and the gorgeous copper color makes this one another keeper for me.



American Performer Jazz Bass Guitar

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Number Of Frets 20
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.5"
Neck Shape Modern "C"
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"
Body Style Jazz Bass®
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Body Wood Alder
Pickup Configuration S-S
Bridge Pickup Yosemite™ Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Middle Pickup Yosemite™ Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Bridge Type 4-Saddle Vintage-Style with Steel Saddles
Tuning Machines Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Deluxe Gig Bag
Series American Performer
Model American Performer Jazz Bass
Warranty Info:

Fender warrants this Fender or Squier electric guitar or bass to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two (2) years from the date of original purchase, subject to limitations set forth herein ("Limited Warranty"). This Limited Warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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