Fender Jazz Bass 1978 Black w/Maple Fingerboard, Original Molded Case
This 1978 Fender Jazz Bass in black with a maple fingerboard and pearloid inlays is a vintage gem that embodies the classic aesthetics and renowned craftsmanship of Fender during that era. This iconic bass guitar features a sleek black finish on its ash body, providing a timeless and sophisticated look. The maple fingerboard not only adds a touch of brightness to the tonal profile but also showcases pearloid inlays, contributing to the instrument's vintage elegance.
Equipped with two single-coil Jazz Bass pickups, this 1978 model delivers the distinct and versatile tones that Jazz Basses are celebrated for. The combination of the black finish, maple fingerboard, and pearloid inlays creates a visually striking instrument that has become sought after by collectors and players alike. The neck's "C" profile ensures comfortable playability, making it a favorite among bassists of various styles.
As a product of the late 1970s, this Fender Jazz Bass represents a period when Fender continued to refine and innovate its instruments while staying true to the timeless designs that have made Fender basses legendary. The 1978 Fender Jazz Bass defines the spirit of an era and delivers the classic tones that have made Jazz Basses a staple in the world of bass guitars.
This 1978 Fender Jazz Bass is in Very Good condition, part of a climate controlled collection, with light visible wear and natural finish aging (pictured in detail) consistent with 46 years of appropriate live and studio use. Bass has been professionally evaluated as 100% original, including early Fender molded hard case. Original strap buttons included (pictured).
All instruments from Music Makers are professionally evaluated and set-up in our historic Galesburg, IL. storefront prior to shipping.