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New Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass '54 - Black with Gold Anodized Pickguard
DescriptionBlast From a Parallel Past
The Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54 celebrates a classic Fender bass guitar that never existed. Confused? We should explain. In 1960, the Jazz Bass joined its older sibling, the Precision Bass, in the Fender lineup. The J Bass incorporated a sleek, modern design with an offset body, a thinner neck, and two pickups for tonal flexibility. The Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54 combines elements of both, retaining playability enhancements such as the comfortable offset waist
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After the success of the Jazz bass, Fender saw a marketing opportunity and created the Rock Bass, R&B Bass and others. Some of these have now been released after the designs were found in the archives, e.g. the Rock now as the 'Squier Paranormal Jazz bass': Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass '54 - Black with Gold Anodized Pickguard. ... ... more
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