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the first bass to feature a neck-through-body design in which the neck is part of the body wood.
The Fender and Gibson versions used bolt-on and glued-on necks.
The Jazz Bass (often referred to as a "J-bass") featured two single-coil pickups, one close to the bridge and one in the Precision bass' split coil pickup position.
The earliest production basses had a 'stacked' volume and tone control for each pickup.
In the 1930s, musician and inventor Paul Tutmarc from Seattle, Washington, who was manufacturing lap steel guitars, developed the first electric string bass in its modern form, a fretted instrument designed to be played horizontally.
The 1935 sales catalog for Tutmarc's electronic musical instrument company, Audiovox, featured his "Model 736 Bass Fiddle", a four-stringed, solid-bodied, fretted electric bass instrument with a The adoption of a guitar's body shape made the instrument easier to hold and transport than any of the existing stringed bass instruments.
Fender's Fender Precision Bass, which began production in October 1951, became a widely copied industry standard for the instrument.The EB-3, introduced in 1961, also had a "mini-humbucker" at the bridge position.Gibson basses also tended to be smaller, sleeker instruments; Gibson did not produce a 34-inch (864 mm) scale bass until 1963 with the release of the Thunderbird, which was also the first Gibson bass to use dual-humbucking pickups in a more traditional position, about halfway between the neck and bridge.The addition of frets enabled bassists to play in tune more easily than on fretless acoustic or electric upright basses.Around 100 of these instruments were made during this period.