SWB-1 Scott Whitley Signature Fretless


Delivery Estimate 8-10 Weeks

Important Delivery Timescale Information

Developed by Scott Whitley a professional gigging bassist (Big Country and formerly The Animals) the SWB-1 Scott Whitley Signature is designed to be a professional gigging bassists short scale bass.

Available in either passive or with EMG Active EQ.

Left Handed basses are made to order. Estimated time 2-3 months.

SKU: CHO-SWB Category:


Traditionally ‘short scale bass’ has largely been associated with student basses and limited, muddy tones – not any more! The SWB-1 Scott Whitley Signature is a professional, modern-sounding short scale bass affordable to everyone.

The SWB-1 Scott Whitley Signature is an incredibly flexible bass and suits any style of playing – from growly traditional through to scooped, hi-fi slap tones and everything in between. Available passive or active (with genuine EMG EQ system) and in a selection of finishes there’s an SWB-1 to suit everyone. The angled pickups make for a more natural transition from low to high strings – the low strings stay nice and focused whilst keeping the higher strings fuller-sounding.

The 30.75” scale & beautifully slim yet substantial neck feel instantly easy & natural to play without stretching. The high mass chrome bridge provides 18mm string spacing which aids faster, easier playing without feeling too unfamiliar when coming from the 19mm spacing used on most bigger basses. The simple yet elegant body shape is extremely comfortable with it’s smooth rounded edges.

Additional information


3.2kg / 7lbs


120 x 15 x 45 cm

Body Wood

Solid Mahogany or Solid Ash





Scale Length



Pickup Selector / Volume / Tone (passive) push-pull for active-passive switching / 2 Channel EQ


Single-coil Jazz



Finish Colour

Natural Ash, Trans Tobacco Burst, Trans White, Trans Black, Trans Blue, Mahogany