American Ultra is our most advanced series of guitars and basses for discerning players who demand the ultimate in precision, performance and tone. The American Ultra Jazz Bass features a unique "Modern D" neck profile for hours of playing comfort, and the tapered neck heel allows easy access to the highest register. A speedy 10"-14" compound-radius fingerboard with 21 medium-jumbo frets means effortless action, while the Ultra Noiseless? Vintage pickups and redesigned preamp provide endless tonal possibilities ? without hum. The sculpted rear body contours are as beautiful as they are functional. This versatile, state-of-the-art instrument will inspire you to push your playing to new heights.Other features include "F"-stamped lightweight vintage-paddle tuning machines with tapered shafts, chrome hardware and bone nut. Includes premium molded hardshell case.