Fender 50th Anniversary American Deluxe Jazz Bass 1996 Sunburst

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $800$1,500

The American Deluxe Jazz Bass launched in 1998 as an upgraded Jazz Bass. The American Deluxe included higher-end electronics including active EQ and Noiseless pickups. The 50th Anniversary edition offered parts from different eras of the instrument, including a '70s style pickup arrangement and a '60s style neck.


Years of Production: 1996

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition:  
Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Active electronics, black pickguard, 34-inch scale length, block inlays

Notable J-bass Players: John Entwistle, Noel Redding, Rick Danko, Marcus Miller, Geddy Lee



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