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Crafted with the excellence that defines Fender's Custom Shop creations, the Limited Edition '64 Jazz Bass stands as a testament to an era of extraordinary music and the iconic instruments that facilitated its emergence. This limited edition instrument captures the energy and innovation of the 1960s while incorporating modern advancements, providing players with a unique blend of historical reverence and contemporary playability.
The body of the is constructed from a 2-piece alder, carefully sorted for light weight, offering a balanced tone and resonance that has long characterized the Jazz Bass sound. Its classic '64 J-Bass body shape is cloaked in a striking Journeyman Relic Super Faded Aged Tahitian Coral finish with some dings, nicks, and checking giving the instrument a well-loved, played-in aesthetic.
The neck, constructed from quarter-sawn maple and finished with medium-tint nitrocellulose lacquer with heavy relic treatment on the back of the neck for buttery smooth playability. This pairs beautifully with the AAA rosewood fingerboard that has been sorted for darkness. With a 7.25" radius and 20 medium jumbo (6150) frets, the neck features a comfortable '60 J-Bass "U" profile measuring .790"-.990" from the 1st to the 12th fret, resulting in a fast-playing feel and fluid transition between notes.
The hand-wound vintage J-Bass pickups, located in the neck and bridge, deliver the rich, full-bodied tonality that has made the Jazz Bass a beloved instrument across generations. This model features 64 J-Bass control system—master volume and independent tones—granting precise control over the instrument's sonic characteristics.
Completing the setup, the bass features vintage nickel tuning machines, a bone nut with a width of 1.5", and a P/J Bass bridge, ensuring optimal tuning stability and intonation. The Limited Edition '64 Jazz Bass clocks in at 9lbs 4.1oz and is accompanied by a black FCS J-Bass case, safeguarding this beautiful instrument between sessions.
This Limited Edition '64 Jazz Bass is a tribute to an extraordinary period in Fender's history, providing the discerning bassist with an instrument that seamlessly combines vintage authenticity with modern performance.
- AAA Rosewood Fretboard
- 60 J-Bass "U" Shaped neck
- 20 6150 (Med-Jumbo) Frets
- Hand-Wound J-Bass Lead and Rhythm Pickups
- Individual Volume Controls, Master Tone
- Journeyman Treatment with Heavy Relic Back of Neck
- FCS J-Bass Black Hardshell Case Included
|Body Material:||2-Piece Alder, Sorted for Light Weight|
|Neck Material:||Maple, Quarter Sawn, Medium Tint NCL|
|Fingerboard Material:||AAA Rosewood, Round Lam, Sorted for Darkness|
|Fingerboard Inlay:||White Micarta .250" Dots, Wide|
|Body Shape:||'64 J-Bass|
|Fret:||20 Medium Jumbo / 6150|
|Neck Profile:||'60 J-Bass "U", .790"-.990" 1st-12th|
|Tuning Machines:||Vintage Bass Nickel|
|Bridge Pick-up:||Hand-Wound Vintage J-Bass Lead|
|Neck Pick-up:||Hand-Wound Vintage J-Bass Rhythm|
|Electronics:||64 J-Bass, VVT|
|Controls:||Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Master Tone|
|Finish:||Journeyman Relic Super Faded Aged Tahitian Coral Lacquer|
|Case:||FCS J-Bass, Black|