News-Fender announces updated Steve Harris, Geddy Lee signature basses

SteveHarris-GeddyLee150Fender announces updated Steve Harris, Geddy Lee signature basses

“New and improved” models showcased at NAMM

By Jon Liebman
January 27, 2015

Never underestimate Fender’s ability to take a good thing and make it better.  Case(s) in point: The updated Steve Harris and Geddy Lee signature model basses, announced at the 2015 NAMM show.  Here are the particulars:

Steve-Harris-bass2The Steve Harris bass features a gloss white finish, with maroon-blue-maroon pin-striping and a West Ham United F.C. crest.  The fingerboard has a 7.25” radius with 20 jumbo frets and a black plastic nut.  The bass also sports the Steve Harris SPB-4 signature pickups from Seymour Duncan, flat-top knurled chrome control knobs, a Fender High-Mass bridge and Schaller tuning machines.  It comes with Steve’s signature flatwound strings from Rotosound.  You’ll also find Steve’s signature on the back of the headstock.
Price: $999.99
Available: Mid-February

Geddy-Lee-bass2The updated Geddy Lee bass comes with a one-piece maple neck with a thicker profile.  The fingerboard has a 9.5” radius with 20 medium jumbo frets, white binding and white pearloid block inlays.  The bass comes with dual vintage-style single-coil custom Jazz Bass pickups, an antique white pearloid pickguard, Geddy Lee signature High-Mass bridge and vintage-style reverse tuning machines.
Price: $1,599.99
Available: Mid-March

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Jon Liebman
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