Fender American Pro Jazz Fretless Bass Guitar, Black

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  • Fender's Elite Moulded Hardshell Case for Transportation & Storage
  • V-Mod Jazz Pickups Deliver Authentic Fender Tonality
  • Classic Alder Body Produces Resonant, Balanced Tone
  • Rosewood Fingerboard Offer Warm Tonal Characteristics
  • Fretless Design Provides Incredibly Natural, Smooth Slides

Fender American Pro Jazz Fretless Bass Guitar, Black

Fender's Fretless American Pro Jazz Bass Guitar, Black features everything the standard version offers, with the addition of a fretless fingerboard to create incredibly smooth and natural slides, making it perfect for jazz and funk players. A rosewood fingerboard is fixed to a maple neck, creating bright, warm tones with sparkling highs and firm lows. The slim C neck profile provides an incredibly comfortable and smooth feel, allowing you to slide up and down the neck with ease. The classic body is crafted from alder, delivering a lightweight design that reduces the amount of strain on your shoulder. V-Mod Jazz pickups provide a high-output tone with authentic Fender sonic characteristics. A HiMass bridge enhances string sustain, while the redesigned tuners create the optimum break angle over the nut to improve tuning stability. As a bass designed to push the limits of Fenders craftsmanship, the American Pro Jazz Bass is built to offer players the best tone possible, and its stylish mint green pickguard and black finish creates a visually stunning look.

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A Classic Alder Body

The American Pro bass features a classic alder body, with comfortable contours that every player will love. Alder is the perfect choice for a guitar body as it produces a resonant and balanced tone with plenty of clarity. It is also lightweight enabling the guitar to be played all night long without strain on your shoulder. Fender have used alder as their tonewood of choice since the 1950s, as the balanced response and slight upper middle definition make it perfect for rock and blues playing.

Slim C Maple Neck and Rosewood Fingerboard

The bass’s maple neck delivers an incredibly comfortable and smooth feel that adds tightness and cut to the guitars tone, while its slim c profile offers an incredibly fast performance. A rosewood fingerboard is coupled with the neck to provide warm characteristics, furring up the maple’s harsh sound. The maple and rosewood combination provides the bass with sizzling highs that sparkle, a low end that’s thick and firm, and a snappy attack in the midrange.

Fretless Design

The fretless design provides the bass with a unique tone that fretted versions can’t achieve, since the string vibrations interact directly with the fingerboard wood. By removing the frets, players can achieve excellent precision, produce a naturally smooth slide, and create double-bass style vibrato and microtonal intonations. The Fretless bass is widely used in Jazz and fuck since it offers a similar feel and sound as an acoustic double bass, but can work well in a wide variety of musical styles.

V-Mod Pickups

The Jazz bass is fitted with a set of Fender’s V-Mod single coil pickups, which are a modified version of their vintage design pickups. Designed with a carefully selected blend of alnico magnet types, these pickups offer a high-output tone with vintage warmth. This setup provides the bass with an incredibly balanced tone that is saturated with authentic Fender sonic properties.

Graphite Support Rods

Posiflex graphite support rods run the length of the bass’s neck, adding stability while reducing the amount of warping that may occur from temperature fluctuations and humidity. This is a particular advantage to players who travel, ensuring the instrument is always ready to play at a moment’s notice.

Bone Nut

As well as offering the perfect tone and looks, the American Pro features a bone nut, adding to the classic aesthetics of the bass. The main benefit of a bone nut compared to modern materials is excellent resonance and sustain. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self-lubricates and helps the bass stay in tune for longer.

Elite Moulded Case

The American Pro instruments are delivered in an elite moulded case, featuring body-hugging contours which hold the guitar firmly in place. TSA latches are also included for enhanced security and easy access. This durable case is also stackable for easy storage and transport.


  • Equipped with V-Mod Jazz pickups to deliver a balanced tone with authentic Fender characteristics
  • Includes an elite moulded case for storage and transportation
  • Slim C neck profile provides an incredibly comfortable feel and an ultra-fast play
  • Fretless design provides a natural and smooth slide
  • Rosewood fingerboard mounted on a maple neck to create
  • Iconic body shaped crafted from alder, for a lightweight and comfortable feel
  • Redesigned tuners create the optimum break angle over the nut for enhanced sustain and tuning stability
  • Posiflex graphite truss rods reinforce against movement that occur with fluctuations in the environment


  • Model Number: 0194100706
  • Series: American Pro

Body & Bridge

  • Shape: Jazz
  • Body: Alder
  • Bridge: 4-String HiMass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
  • Construction: 4 Bolt-On
  • Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Colour: Black

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Profile: Slim C
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241mm)
  • Number of Frets: Fretless
  • Inlays: White Line Fret Markers
  • Truss Rod: Posiflex Graphite
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: V-Mod Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • Neck Pickup: V-Mod Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, Master Tone
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys w/Tapered Shafts
  • Control knobs: Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Strings: Fender USA Bass 9050L Stainless Steel Flatwound, (.045, .060, .080, .100 Gauges)
  • Case: Elite Moulded Case