Fender Japan's Kenji Hino signature Jino model might just be the most versatile Jazz Bass ever

Fender Japan Jino Jazz Bass
(Image credit: Fender Japan)

Fender Japan has partnered with revered bassist Kenji Hino to release the ultra-versatile Jino Jazz Bass guitar.

Hino – who has also carved out an illustrious solo and session career – helped Fender design the bass, which boasts a first-of-its kind pickup configuration and other unique appointments.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.