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5-String At The Music Zoo
Buy Fender online now from The Music Zoo! We have a great selection of guitar gear available in our 5-String product collection. Awesome customer service and secure checkout are always included with your Fender purchase. Everything you see here is available at our Long Island guitar store. Visit our shop in Farmingdale, New York for an amazing guitar buying experience.
The Music Zoo is ready to come to the rescue with our 5-string selection. For those who need to really drop down low, or just want some more options for walking bass lines, a 5-string bass is a must own! Plus we also stock plenty of string sets and quality pickups to go along with you purchase, should you so desire. Whether you need a J style Bass from Fender or Yamaha, a modern metal-ready example from Jackson, Ibanez, or Strandberg, or a sleek Warwick piece, we have something for everybody.
The 5-string bass has an interesting history - the first actual "bass" instrument that used five strings was Fender's short-scale Bass V, introduced in 1965. It was never very popular, and the 5th string (C) was added above the high G, unlike the modern low B string. It wasn't until the '70s when boutique builders such as Alembic and Tobias introduced the 5-string bass as we know it today.
Buy your next 5-string bass online at The Music Zoo or visit our New York showroom to shop today - we're an authorized dealer for all your favorite brands!