Stenback Jazz Bass

Stenback Jazz Bass

Stenback passive 4-string Jazz bass

Excellent condition
Alder body with clear gloss natural finish
Maple neck
Bound Rosewood fretboard, 21 frets
3-ply white/black/white pickguard
Shielded cavity cover with magnetic closure
Volume / Volume / Tone, with the cleanest and neatest wiring job you have ever seen
Super fast narrow and comfortable neck
Nut width: 1.48"
Neck width @ 5th fret: 1.86"
Neck width @ 12th fret: 2.21"
Weight: 8 lbs. 4 oz.  (8.25 lbs.)

Includes choice of rectangular hardshell case or premium gig bag

 

This instrument represents the Jazz Bass elevated to the highest possible level of perfection in craftsmanship, tone and playability.

 

Price for a new one is about $7,000, with a wait time of several years.

 

Interesting short video with Tom Stenback, the builder, talking about his philosophy of building basses: https://youtu.be/iDBOd47lF3w

 

And a quick little on-the-spot improvisation to show how effortless it is to play this bass very fast: https://youtu.be/G1eZPJnwMc0

    $5,099.00Price