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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Geddy Lee on his Fender USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass

Geddy Lee on his Fender USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass
The Geddy Lee Jazz Bass has been a staple in the Fender line since 1998, but earlier this year, Fender announced the addition of the U.S.A. version.

The new U.S.A. Geddy Lee Jazz Bass is a unique version that combines the specs and features of Lee’s three favorite basses — two Fender Custom Shop versions of his signature model and the original sleek black ’72 Jazz Bass that he discovered at a pawn shop in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Bassists have loved the signature Geddy Lee Jazz Bass for years. The new U.S.A. Geddy Lee Jazz Bass is a new version that combines the specs and features of Lee’s three favorite basses—two Fender Custom Shop versions of his signature model and the original sleek black ’72 Jazz Bass that Rush’s revered bassist/vocalist has riffed away on in front of millions of devoted fans worldwide and on many a mega-selling album. The neck has a thicker custom profile, topped by a maple fingerboard with elegant white binding and white pearloid block inlays. For enormous tone that crackles with life and bristles with the energy, its two vintage-style single-coil Jazz Bass pickups are specially wound and voiced to sound like those on Lee’s prized 1972 original, and a Geddy Lee signature High-Mass bridge provides rock-solid intonation.
Fender posted a 7+ minute interview with Geddy Lee about the bass guitar. It can be viewed directly via this LINK or through the embedded viewer below.


For more information on the Fender UAA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Guitar, please click HERE.

Thanks to Josh Welter for the news.

1 comment:

  1. Geddy's all about dat bass, dat bass. No trebble!

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