Fender Flea Jazz Bass, Shell Pink, Secondhand

Fender Flea Jazz Bass, Shell Pink, Secondhand

With a pair of vintage-style, American-made Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass single-coil pickups.
Red Hot Chilli Pepper Man's Signature Model

Key Points
  • Alder Body
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Roadworn Lacquer

Manufacturer: Fender
Availability: In Stock
Discount Price: £819.00
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Fender Flea Jazz Bass, Shell Pink, Secondhand

With a pair of vintage-style, American-made Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass single-coil pickups.



Fender Flea Jazz Bass®

Model #: 0141020356

Flea has a bit of a Marmite effect on bass-players - they either love him or hate him. Probably a fair bit of the green-eyed monster at work with the haters, as he's a phenomenal talent. Now, he has his own signature Fender bass.

Flea’s funk- and jazz-influenced basslines helped propel the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the top of the rock and alternative charts while redefining the role of bass in the modern era. Flea’s unique playing style brought a welcome breath of fresh air to the musical landscape of the past four decades, inspiring countless bassists to add a funky touch to their sound while exploring new techniques and harmonic possibilities. To celebrate his enduring influence, we’ve recreated his prized Shell Pink ’61 Jazz Bass that he received from a fan and used to record the Peppers’ Stadium Arcadium and The Getaway, as well as with the supergroup, Atoms For Peace.

A pair of vintage-style, American-made Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass single-coil pickups provides classic, original-era Fender tone with clear articulation, clear low end definition, up-front midrange punch and singing high end. The vintage-accurate stacked concentric controls shape the pickups’ volume and tone, as well as allowing the pickups to be blended in any ratio. The Flea Jazz Bass plays fast and easy, thanks to its period-accurate 20-fret “C”-shaped maple neck with a smooth Road Worn® nitrocellulose lacquer finish on the back, plus a 7.25”-radius rosewood fingerboard with a 1.5” wide nut. The vintage-style bridge sports four threaded steel “barrel” saddles, adding a touch of crispness to enhance the attack for tone that can power through a busy mix.

Shell Pink is the rarest of Fender’s classic Custom Color finishes, and Flea’s ’61 Jazz Bass is quite possibly the only one in existence. We’ve carefully recreated his personal instrument’s exact faded shade as it exists today, and then applied an eye-catching Road Worn nitrocellulose lacquer finish that perfectly replicates Flea’s playing wear. A special neck plate engraved with Flea’s own artwork commemorates the inspiration behind this instrument. Other aesthetic touches include nickel/chrome hardware, 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard and aged white dot position inlays. Melding rhythm and melody with fierce personal style, Flea’s left his mark on modern music, and the Flea Jazz Bass is the perfect tool to make your own.


Model Name:     Flea Jazz Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Roadworn Shell Pink
Model Number:     0141020356
Series:     Artist
Colour:     Shell Pink
Body Shape:     Jazz Bass®
Body Material:     Alder
Body Finish:     Road Worn® Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material:     Maple
Neck Shape:     "C" Shape
Scale Length:     34" (864 mm)
Fingerboard Radius:     7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets:     20
Fret Size:     Vintage-Style
String Nut:     Synthetic Bone
Nut Width:     1.5" (38.1 mm)
Neck Plate:     Special Flea Neckplate
Neck Finish:     Road Worn® Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard:     Rosewood
Position Inlays:     Aged White Dot
Bridge Pickup:     Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass
Middle Pickup:     Pure Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass
Controls:     Stacked Concentric Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Pickup Switching:     None
Pickup Configuration:     SS
Bridge:     4-Saddle Vintage-Style
Tuning Machines:     Fender Vintage-Style
Orientation:     Right-Hand
Pickguard:     4-Ply Tortoiseshell
Control Knobs:     Knurled Chrome/Black Concentric
Strings:     Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)

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