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Jens Ritter Unveils LaMarquis Jefferson Signature Bass, “The Bone”

German luthier Jens Ritter has just announced a new model to his Artist Series. The Bone was designed with bassist/producer LaMarquis Jefferson, whose credits include bass lines for OutKast, Goodie Mob, Society of Soul, TLC and more.

Jens Ritter LaMarquis Jefferson Signature Bass: The Bone

“The Bone” features a German Alder body, a three-piece maple bolt-on neck, and a maple fingerboard, all decked out in white.

THe Carrara finish is also accented by white and gold hardware, including Ritter BT tuners that are custom made by Gotoh and a Ritter 3D bridge with a “B1” String Attachment. The pickups are a pair of Ritter Master Triplebuckers, that feed into its “Jefferson” 4-band electronics.

Jens Ritter LaMarquis Jefferson Signature Bass: The Bone (backplate)Available in 4-, 5-, 6- and 7-string versions, the Bone is fitted with a laser engraved backplate. The base model lists at €5500 (approximately $7,445 USD). For more info, visit the Jens Ritter Instruments website.

Jens Ritter LaMarquis Jefferson Signature Bass Specs:

  • Pickups: Ritter Master Triplebucker (Carrara Finish)
  • Electronics: Ritter “Jefferson” 4-Band
  • Hardware: White / Gold
  • Gurtpins: Schaller Security Locks
  • Tuners: Ritter BT Tuners – Custom made by Gotoh
  • Nut: Bone
  • Bridge: Ritter 3D Bridge + “B1” String Attachment
  • Body Wood: German Alder
  • Neck: Maple Bold on 3-Pieces
  • Fingerboard: Maple (Carrara Finish)
  • Scale: 35” (889mm)
  • Finish: Carrara Frosted
  • Other: All White Bass, Golden Frets, Laser Engraved Backplates