Fender debuts outlandish Jazz Bass V for funk favorite MonoNeon

MonoNeon with his Fender Signature Jazz Bass
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has announced the MonoNeon Jazz Bass V, designed to meet the needs of renowned funk bass player Dwayne Thomas Jr., aka MonoNeon.

MonoNeon was the last bassist to play with Prince, and has worked with the likes of Bootsy Collins, Jacob Collier, Nas and countless others, while he has been dubbed “the greatest fucking electric bass player” by Flea – and his signature model delivers on his versatile approach to the low-end.

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Nick Wells

Nick Wells was the Editor of Bass Guitar magazine from 2009 to 2011, before making strides into the world of Artist Relations with Sheldon Dingwall and Dingwall Guitars. He's also the producer of bass-centric documentaries, Walking the Changes and Beneath the Bassline, as well as Production Manager and Artist Liaison for ScottsBassLessons. In his free time, you'll find him jumping around his bedroom to Kool & The Gang while hammering the life out of his P-Bass.