Best Fretless Electric Bass Guitars

Looking for the best fretless electric bass guitars? A variety of fretless electric bass guitars are available in both budget-friendly options and higher-end instruments. Here are some of the best fretless electric bass guitars on the market.

  1. Fender Jaco Pastorius Fretless Jazz Bass Guitar. The highly rated Fender Jaco Pastorius fretless jazz bass guitar features an alder body and maple neck. This four-string electric bass has twenty vintage-size fretline markers and a set of vintage jazz pickups. The Fender Jaco Pastorius fretless jazz bass guitar can be found for under $1,800.
  2. Conklin GT-4 Four-String Fretless Bass. The well-liked Conklin GT-4 four-string fretless bass offers a carved neck, angled-back headstock and contoured neck heel. The body is made of lightweight ash and topped with maple. The Conklin GT-4 four-string fretless bass can be purchased for around $770.
  3. Italia Imola Five-String Fretless Electric Bass Guitar. The Italia Imola five-string fretless electric bass guitar has a body made of Korina wood and a maple neck. The pickups are WBJ Wilkinson jazz pickups. The Italia Imola five-string fretless electric bass guitar can be purchased for around $720.
  4. Squier by Fender, Vintage Modified Fretless Jazz Bass. The budget-friendly Squier by Fender vintage modified fretless jazz bass features a one-piece maple neck and chrome hardware. The fingerboard displays white celluloid lines and the tuners resemble vintage-style butterfly tuners. The Squier by Fender can be found for under $300.
  5. Warwick Thumb BO Fretless Bass. The high-end  Warwick Thumb BO fretless bass features an Ovangkol body and Wenge fingerboard. Highlighted with black hardware, this bass offers angled-back tuner keys. The Warwick Thumb BO fretless bass can be found for around $2,500.

 

 

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