Player Series basses are the best we’ve ever offered in the $649.99-$774.99 price range. They might be aimed at Fender newbies, but there's plenty to appeal to more experienced players too. Learn how your comment data is processed. Great instruments are being crafted in Mexico. We wanted to give customers the features they’ve been asking for, blending authentic Fender tone and style with a modern edge that’s versatile enough for a myriad of players and genres. This simpler understudy of the Jazz bass is notoriously bratty, but just as keen to get to work. I wouldn’t pay this much for a starter Bass, he has an Inexpensive Ibanez that he started with, after sticking with it for over a year I felt very proud to give this to him after his hard work! Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The action and setup, out of the box, was surprisingly correct. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Craftsmanship is top notch, considering it’s a MIM and not USA made. The Player Precision 4-String and Player Jazz 4-String basses are also available for left-handed bassists. Reviewed in the United States on July 10, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on May 17, 2019, dint came whit a case and no owners manual. Very punchy and warm but, with good midrange growl too. The Fender Player 4-String Jazz Bass sent for the review has more of a traditional body style, which is constructed of Alder wood with a gloss polyester finish. Twenty medium jumbo frets, white dots for position inlays, and a synthetic bone for the nut material finish up the fingerboard with a satin urethane finish for the back of the neck. Reviewed in the United States on July 31, 2019. The list of upgrades includes new Alnico pickups voiced to deliver authentic Fender tone with a bit of an edge for more versatility. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The sound is great. The Fender Player Series Fretless Jazz Bass celebrates this heritage with upgrades that working musicians will appreciate. I would recommend it. Finally, Player series features new colors and our classic logo and stamped “F” neck plate for a look that leaves no doubt as to the pedigree of the instrument. Also be advised it does not come with a case of any kind. Log in; Become a member; ALL GEAR. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The action was a bit high for my liking, but easily remedied with the included Allen keys. After all, it is a Fender, which is used by multitudes of bassists for it’s sound/tone, looks and feel. I look forward to reviewing the other Player Series basses in the near future. Top subscription boxes – right to your door. Great sound, set up straight out of the box. I've wanted an actual Jazz bass for a while now and finally picked one up. Produced at the Fender factory in Baja California, Mexico, by expert luthiers and replacing the Mexican Standard guitars, the Fender Player Jazz Bass is a more moderately priced option for those keen on the Fender Jazz bass, but on a lower budget – however, don’t think for a second that this is anything less than world-class quality. The Modern “C”-shaped Maple neck features a 9.5” radius with the choice of Maple or Pau Ferro fingerboards, which actually depends on your color choice. Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2019. I’ve owned several Jazz Basses in the past, but this is my first “Player” series one. This Fender Jazz Bass was a gift for my 13 yr old son that has been playing for over a year now. The Jazz Bass ticks just as many boxes. It's a beautiful bass guitar.plays and sounds good. Your email address will not be published. Celebrating 60 Years of Jazz Bass with New Fender Road Worn. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. We increased the body radii to play better and feel more comfortable. With its offset alder body and fast-action maple neck, this J Bass is incredibly comfortable to play and lets you pull off extremely tight runs and grooves with ease. Bass ; Computer Music; Electronic instruments ... Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass Satin V - "Mind-blowing !!!!" Gear Reviews Fender American Original ‘70s Jazz Bass Review. All in all, the Modern Player Series is a great idea and beautifully executed. Fender Player Mustang Bass PJ Review. I absolutely love this bass!! I have the player series jazz that has 3 tone sunburst with pau ferro fretboard (originally had white pick guard but I changed that too as soon as I got it to tortoise shell pickguard) im no newbie either to playing bass ive been playing over 30 years so yeah I have a good idea about whats half decent in a bass and what isn't. That being said, it shipped during the winter from Washington State to the Mid West so that’s understandable. The Fender Player 4-String Jazz Bass sent for the review has more of a traditional body style, which is constructed of Alder wood with a gloss polyester finish. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This is a great bass. I seriously cannot stress how amazing this bass is. Reviewed in the United States on May 20, 2020, 3 stars for beginners because a crappy bass is better than no bass. All my specifications came out perfect. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. This Jazz offers a meaner edge to the sound, yet still produces those classic tones.