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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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    • - 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
    $24.50
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    THE 4 STRINGS ELECTRIC BASS PACK - .050 - .105
    $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
    • - 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
    $29.99
    • - 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
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    THE 4 STRINGS BASS - STRINGS .045-.100
    $22.99
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    KERLY KUES 5-STRINGS COATED STRINGS 40-125
    $39.99
    • - 5pc Maple/Walnut neck
    • - Jatoba Fretboard
    • - PowerSpan Dual Coil pickups
    • - Ibanez Custom Electronics 3-band EQ w/3-way Power Tap switch
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    Ibanez SR370E-SPB Electric Bass Guitar
    $549.99
    • - body shape: Parlor body
    • - top: Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • - back & sides: Mahogany back & sides
    • - Ovangkol fretboard & bridge
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    Ibanez AVNB1E-BV Acoustic Bass Guitar
    $699.99
    • - body shape: Grand Concert body
    • - bracing: X Bracing
    • - top: Mahogany top
    • - back & sides: Mahogany back & sides
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    Ibanez PCBE12MH acoustic bass guitar
    $359.99
    • - neck type: SR5 5pc Jatoba/Bubinga neck
    • - body: Mahogany body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/Abalone oval inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez SR505 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
    $879.99
    • - neck type: SR4 5pc Jatoba/Bubinga neck
    • - body: Mahogany body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/Abalone oval inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez SR500-BM SR 4-String Electric Bass
    $799.99
    • - neck type: SR4 5pc Maple/Rosewood neck
    • - body: Mahogany body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez SR300E-IPT SR 4-String Electric Bass
    $469.99
    • - Tonewood combination gives you a full yet punchy growl
    • - Spalted maple top provides a beautiful, classy appearance
    • - Contoured body and slim neck profile give you amazing playing comfort and speed
    • - DXH-5 pickups serve up fat, punchy tone
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    Ibanez GIO GSR205SM 5-String Electric Bass
    $439.99
    • - neck type: GSR4 Maple neck
    • - body: Spalted Maple top/Poplar body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez GIO GSR200SM-NGT Bass
    $349.99
    • - neck type: GSR4 Maple neck
    • - body: Poplar body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez GIO GSR200-BK Bass
    $299.99
    • - 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
    • - Perfect for replacement string or customized sets
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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
    • - 5-String version of D'Addario's top-selling heavy gauge bass set
    • - Round wound with nickelplated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals and booming, tight low end
    • - Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
    • - String Gauges: Wound .050, .070, .085, .105, .135
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    D'Addario EXL160-5 Nickel Wound 5-String Bass, Medium, 50-135, Long Scale
    $31.99
    • - Designed specifically for use on all 4-String acoustic basses
    • - Corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
    • - String Gauges: Phosphor Bronze Wound .045 .065, .080, .100
    • - Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
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    D'Addario EPBB170 4 strings acoustic bass light
    $32.99
    • - neck type: GSR4 Maple neck
    • - body: Mahogany body
    • - fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
    • - fret: Medium frets
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    Ibanez GSR250B-WNF 4 string gio bass
    $399.99
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    MADERA ACOUSTIC BASS WITH PICKUP
    $344.99
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    THE ACOUSTIC BASS - STRINGS
    $22.99
    • - TCB 5pc Maple/Purpleheart set-in neck
    • - EMG® 45HZ pickups
    • - Graph Tech Ghost® modular pickup system
    • - Hipshot A-style bridge w/Graph Tech Ghost® Saddle pickup
    • Available on order and usually delivered within 3 to 6 days
    Ibanez TCB1006-ALM Stephen 'Thundercat' Bruner Signature 6-Strings Hollow-Body Electric Bass Guitar
    $9,999.99
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