SWB-1 Scott Whitley Signature


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Very limited number of White SWB-1s in stock. All other colours Delivery Estimate 8-10 Weeks
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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.

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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. Made of Ash, with a choice of finishes it is available passive or active (with genuine EMG EQ system) so 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


approx 3.9kg / 8.5lbs


120 x 15 x 45 cm

Body Wood

Solid Mahogany or Solid Ash





Scale Length



Either Passive or Active EMG 2 band EQ


Pickup Selector / Volume / Tone (passive), Pickup Selector / Volume / Bass / Treble (active)


Single-coil Jazz