"The guitars are finished to look like real instruments made by a real person, not poured out of a mold on the other side of the globe. All custom guitars are designed in collaboration with the players who use them - professionals, beginners, and in-between." -Creston Lea

"A bass? At The Music Emporium?!"

Absolutely. Though we don't have a large bass presence at the shop, we love a great bass and how it can inspire every bit as much as a great guitar. Even for non-bass players, there's tons of reasons to own at least one bass - recording, jam sessions, to broaden your musicality, etc...tons of benefits. 

This Olive Drab beauty is coming from a Jazz Bass place, circa 1965. Like all of Creston's instruments, it has the perfect balance of old-school vibe and modern build without feeling sterile. The super comfy torrefied & quarter-sawn maple neck is topped with a thick slab of Indian Rosewood. It feels a little chunkier than a 60's Fender coupled with the slimmer nut width that fills the hand perfectly. 

A set of Lollar J pickups controlled by Emerson Electronics brings all the 60's Fender tones you could ever hope for. Back off the bridge pickup for that hollow P Bass tone or dial in the bridge pickup for that brighter tone J basses are known for. 

What can we say, we're loving this gorgeous bass from our friend Creston Lea. A true time tested design. Larry Graham, Jaco, John Paul Jones, David Hood, and Joe Osborn can't be wrong. 

Priced with embroidered Creston gig bag. 


  • Alder body
  • Torrefied Maple/rosewood neck, .850" C
  • Olive Drab, nitro lacquer 
  • Lollar J pickups
  • 3-ply parchment pickguard
  • 34" Scale Length
  • 1 1/2" nut width
  • Bone nut
  • 7 1/4"" Radius
  • .047"x.095" Jescar Frets
  • Gotoh lightweight vintage tuners
  • 3-way Switchcraft toggle, 250k Emerson volume/volume/tone, .047 cap
  • GHS 45-105 Strings
  • Levys / Creston embroidered gigbag

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