Cool and classic basses: Jaydee Supernatural Classic Series 1

Jaydee stands for John Diggins, the British luthier responsible for these high quality instruments. The laminated neck wood is mirrored at the centre of the body thus presenting a neck-through-body appearance.

Having a cannon as well as a jack socket on the bass was used as a means to connect directly into the PA. Stadium bands used this idea a lot during the seventies, as being low impedance the cable could be much longer than a regular jack to jack.

Whilst some Classics had dot markers others had a set of distinctive oval inlays. This particular bass belonged to Mark King and was signed and donated by him for a charity auction in 1988. We wonder where it is now...

Read the full Jaydee Supernatural Classic Series 1 profile.

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