5 Left-Handed Basses Under $1,500

Left-handed basses cost a little more than guitars. Why? Less demand, higher production costs, who knows. Whatever the cause, if you’re going to buy a quality instrument, you’ll need to spend a little more. Remember, a quality bass is an investment and should serve you for years to come.

1. Standard Left Handed 4 String Jazz Bass

The sounds that create legends. Since its introduction in 1960, the Fender Jazz Bass has been relied on by professional bass players of all musical genres for its rich tone and musical versatility. The left-handed Standard Jazz Bass incorporates the best of the old and new.


  • Modern single-coil pickups
  • Shielded body cavities
  • Vintage-style Fender bridge
  • Tinted neck (now available with a maple fretboard)
  • Standard gig bag included.

$599 Click here to learn more

2. American Standard Jazz Left Handed 4 String Bass (Assorted Colors)

With its sleek offset body; thin, fast neck and rich, growling tone, the Fender Jazz Standard is a raring, roaring racecar of a bass. The updated left-handed American Standard Jazz Bass is an even finer players instrumenta modern interpretation of that classic instrument for todays players.

Features include

  • High-mass vintage bridge
  • Thinner finish undercoat that lets the body breathe and improves resonance
  • New and improved Fender tuning keys that keep the classic look but are 30 percent lighte
  • A richer and deeper neck tint for a more elegant appearance
  • Glossed Maple or Rosewood fingerboard and satin back for smooth playability
  • Includes a Fender-exclusive SKB molded case.

$1299 Click here to learn more

3. XT-25 Spirit Standard Left-Handed 5 String Bass

The Spirit XT-2 is a 5-string bass featuring the same distinctive body-shape as the award-winning Steinberger XL Series. A 3-piece hard Maple neck goes completely through the body and is reinforced with an adjustable truss rod. This bass is not only stable, its practically indestructible!

Features include

  • Patented Steinberger fixed bass bridge with direct-pull, 40:1 ratio machine heads
  • Two (humbucker – humbucker) Steinberger bass pickups
  • Folding leg rest for playing comfort while sitting
  • The most travel-friendly and convenient bass ever made.
  • Includes a gigbag

$470 Click here to learn more)

4. Ibanez SR750 4 String Bass

Since 1987, trends have come and gone. But the fast and versatile Soundgear basses continue to lay down the groove in every style imaginable in every venue possible. Now Ibanez offers a vast array of different Soundgear models including neck-thru-body, fretless and left-handed. The Soundgear narrow neck is perfect for 5- and 6-strings so extended range travel is as physically comfortable as it is musically exhilarating.

Features include

  • Thinner neck with thinner nuts than traditional basses
  • Lightweight, balanced, comfort-contoured body
  • New versatile EXF angled pickups have equal spacing between pickup to string for balanced output levels
  • High output pickups offer famous Soundgear pro comfort

$749 Click here to learn more

5. HCT5001L CT Series Violin Left Handed 4 String Bass (Sunburst)

The Contemporary Series version of the famous Beatle Bass by Hofner is the upgrade to the Icon series. The CT Series is an almost exact copy in the true sense of the word, it's hard tell it apart, side by side, with the German made instrument.

Features include

  • Sustain block inside the body that makes for a modern deep resonating bass with superior sustain.
  • Maple body with spruce top
  • Set in maple neck
  • German-made Staple Pick Ups
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Includes case

$769 Click here to learn more

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