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Bass

The beginnings of the instrument can be found in the mid-1930s in the arenas of jazz, however, it is only when Leo Fender introduced the "Fender Bass" in 1951 that the instrument began to be seriously recognized. The instrument was attractive to the jazz musician and soon appeared in rock n 'roll and country bands , eventually ending up in the emerging Motown sounds. Monk Montgomery (bassist of the jazz great Lionel Hampton), was a pioneer of the instrument by mixing the techniques of double bass and new techniques offered by the instrument.

Today, the bass guitar is the primary bass instrument in most of the ensembles of popular Western culture and has provided a wide range of sounds which go far beyond what the double bass is capable of producing. This instrument has also found its place in other sets classic oriented and also within groups of non-westerners.

5-string bass adds a string to low B (B1 - a fifth lower than the low E string) and 6-string bass guitar adds a string high C (c1 - a fourth higher than the normally higher string) in addition to the low B string.

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    • - BODY: Poplar
    • - NECK: Canadian Hard Maple
    • - FRETBOARD: Rosewood Fingerboard
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    Cort ACTION-PJ Double Cutaway Electric Bass Guitar
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    • - D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100
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    D'Addario EXL170 Nickel Wound Bass, Light, 45-100, Long Scale
    $24.50
    • - D'Addario's top-selling heavy gauge bass set. Packaged in a convenient, corrosion resistant 2 pack
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .050, .070, .085, .105
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    D'Addario EXL160 Nickel Wound Bass, Medium, 50-105, Long Scale
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    Ernie Ball Slinky Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings
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    • - Body Material : Swamp Ash / North American Alder
    • - Body Shape : New Marcus Miller Jazz Type
    • - Fingerboard (Rolled Edges) : Hard Maple(Swamp Ash) / Ebony(Alder)
    • - String Nut : 4 String – Natural Bone 38mm width / 5 String – Natural Bone 46mm width
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    Sire V7 Alder 4-string 2nd Gen Bass Guitar
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    • - Shape: D shape
    • - Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
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    Duesenberg Triton Bass
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    • - Bright tone with deep lows
    • - Smooth, natural feel with enhanced grip* and reduced finger squeak
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    Elixir Electric Bass Stainless Steel with NANOWEB Coating
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    DADDARIO ETB92 Nylon tapewound 50-105 long
    $48.99
    • - 5-string version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100, .130
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    D'Addario EXL170-5 Nickel Wound 5-String Bass, Light, 45-130, Long Scale
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    KERLY KUES 5-STRINGS COATED STRINGS 40-125
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    Ernie Ball Slinky Flatwound Electric Bass Strings
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    Dingwall D-Roc Standard - 4 String - Matte Metallic Black
    $1,955.00
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    Dingwall Combustion 3 - 5 String - 2 Tone Blackburst
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    • - Ergonomic American basswood body
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    • - Roasted birdseye maple Multi Scale fretboard with medium stainless steel frets and abalone offset dots
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    Ibanez Bass Workshop EHB1005MS 5-string Electric Bass
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    • - Ergonomic American basswood body
    • - EHB4 5-piece roasted maple/walnut neck with graphite reinforcement rods
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    Ibanez Bass Workshop EHB1000 Pearl White Matte 4-string Electric Bass
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    • - Construction:Neck-thru-body
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    LTD D-5 5-String Bass Guitar Natural Satin
    $1,069.99
    • - Body Material : North American Alder
    • - Body Shape : Sire Precision Bass Type
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    Sire P7 Alder 4-String 2nd Gen Tobacco Sunburst Bass Guitar
    $859.00
    • - Maple bolt on neck, "C" profile (rolled edges)
    • - Solid Maple fingerboard, 20x medimu frets
    • - Sire Custom Super-J Revolution Alnico pickups
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    Sire V7 Swamp Ash 4-String 2nd Gen Bass Guitar
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    Tone PB9002 Precision Bass
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    • - 075 gauge nickel wound bass guitar string
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
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    D'Addario XLB075 XLB075 Nickel Wound Bass Guitar Single String, Long Scale
    $5.50
    • - Short scale version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
    • - Fits short scale basses with a string scale length of up to 32 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100
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    D'Addario EXL170S Nickel Wound Bass, Light, 45-100, Short Scale
    $22.99
    • - 6-string version of D'Addario's best selling bass guitar set
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals .
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .032, .045, .065, .080, .100,.130
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    Daddario EXL170-6 Nickel Wound 6-String Bass, Light, 32-130, Long Scale
    $35.95
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