Basses

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    • Eastman Model 200 Top

      Eastman Model 200

      The Andreas Eastman model 200 bass is beautifully hand-made from excellent quality seasoned tonewoods. It features an attractive hand-applied amber-satin varnish. Available in poplar or maple back; our current version features an attractive maple back.

      Available.


    • Pietro Moretti Top

      Pietro Moretti 1/16 Size

      $1,600.00

      This 1/16 size bass is made for younger students approximately 4 to 6 years old (depending on their size). This bass features a two-piece flamed maple back and a two-piece spruce top. It is fitted with an ebony fingerboard and tailpiece as well as brass tuning machines scaled for this size instrument. The maple bridge does not include adjustable wheels. The bass is strung with D'Addario Prelude strings which were made specifically for this size bass.

      This instrument is also available in our rent-to-own program for 45 monthly payments of $57.24.


    • Samuel Shen Model 80 Top

      Samuel Shen Model 80 Laminated

      $1,625.00

      The Samuel Shen Model 80 bass is constructed from a laminate wood which provides a good tone at a reasonable cost. The instrument is fully laminated, with an attractive lacquer varnish and hand-carved neck and scroll. This instrument comes with an adjustable French bridge with walnut wheels and all ebony fittings. Our standard setup includes a set of D'Addario Prelude Strings.

      Available in 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 sizes.

      This instrument may be purchased outright or may be rented through the rent-to-own program.


    • Pietro Moretti 1-10 Bass Top

      Moretti 1/10 Size

      $1,700.00

      This 1/10 size bass is made for younger students approximately 5 to 8 years old (depending on their size). This bass features a two-piece flamed maple back and a two-piece spruce top. It is fitted with an ebony fingerboard and tailpiece as well as brass tuning machines scaled to fit this size bass. The maple bridge includes adjustable wheels. The bass is strung with D'Addario Helicore strings.

      This instrument is also available in our rent-to-own program for 45 monthly payments of $57.24.


    • Samuel Shen Model 88 Laminated Oil Finish Top

      Samuel Shen Model 88 Laminated – Oil Finish

      $1,775.00

      The Shen model 88 features an oil finish, giving this new instrument an old world look and setting it apart from the typical instrument in this price range.  This bass has ebony fittings and an adjustable French bridge with walnut wheels.  Our standard setup includes a set of D'Addario Helicore strings. This instrument provides a great tone at a reasonable cost.

      Available only in 3/4 Standard size.

      This instrument may be purchased outright or may be rented through the rent-to-own program.


    • The Blonde Top

      “The Blonde”

      $1,800.00

      This Samuel Shen Model 90 bass, refered to as “the blonde,” is constructed from a laminate wood which provides a nice punch to the tone. This bass is finished in a clear lacquer, contains an ebony fingerboard, ebony tailpiece, nut, and saddle. The instrument also has special engraved machines. It is setup with Prelude strings. This bass is made to look and sound like the old Kay basses and has been set up with jazz players in mind.

      Available in 3/4 size.


    • Shen Model 150 Hybrid Top

      Samuel Shen Model 150 Hybrid

      $2,625.00

      The Shen Model 150 features laminated back and rib construction with a fully-carved spruce top. This build design allows for a cost-effective instrument that produces a warmer, richer sound than the Model 80. It includes an attractive oil varnish and hand-carved neck and scroll.

      This instrument comes with an adjustable French bridge with walnut wheels and all ebony fittings. Our standard setup includes a set of D’Addario Helicore strings.

      Available in 1/2 and 3/4 sizes.

      The 1/2 bass comes in gamba corners only.

      This instrument may be purchased outright or may be rented through the rent-to-own program.


    • Shen Model 180 Hybrid Top

      Samuel Shen Model 180 Hybrid

      $3,300.00

      The Shen Model 180 bass is similar to the Model 150 listed above, but also includes flamed German maple veneers and shaded oil varnish. It includes single machines, an adjustable French maple bridge with walnut wheels, all ebony fittings, and a hand applied oil varnish. Our standard setup includes a set of D’Addario Helicore strings.

      Available in 3/4 size.


    • Used German Top

      Used German

      $4,000.00

      This fully-carved German bass bears the label Johann Ehrmann.  This is a used instrument in excellent condition. This bass is set up with Helicore strings and an adjustable bridge with ebony wheels.


    • Shen 200 Willow Top

      Samuel Shen 3/4 Willow

      $4,300.00

      Our most popular flat back carved bass!

      This fully-carved bass features a willow flat back and spruce top. It includes Suzhou individual brass machines, an adjustable maple bridge with walnut wheels and a hand applied oil varnish. This bass is currently set up with D’Addario Helicore strings.


    • Eastman Model 305 Carved Top

      Andreas Eastman Model 305 Carved

      $4,800.00

      The Andreas Eastman model 305 was catapulted to international prominence when an independent review panel, writing in STRINGS magazine, selected the model 305 violin as its “definitive favorite.” The model 305 bass is made by the same craftspeople and is regarded not merely as an excellent step-up, but as a professional quality bass.

      Currently available in French pattern.


    • Jay Haide à l'ancienne Bass Top

      Jay Haide a l’ancienne

      $6,000.00

      Italian Style bass with Panormo (London) Modeling. This model features full upper and lower bouts. The varnish is deep orange/brown on a golden amber ground. The varnish displays wear patterns and has a nice patina. Two-piece spruce top plate with medium-width grain, two-piece moderately-flamed maple back plate of medium-width flame, and matching maple ribs and neck.


    • German 5 String Bass Top

      German 5 String

      $7,000.00

      Jazz aficionados in particular will be interested in this old round-back beauty. The natural wear and patina from years of play makes this instrument as visually arresting as weathered western landscape. As good as it looks, sonically is where this beauty really stands out. Starting with the growl of the low B, every string delivers the depth and power that fills any room, with or without being miked. If you are a serious bass player, give yourself a chance to fall in love with this one.

      This bass comes as pictured with the Underwood Bass Pickup and Reunion Blues Leather Quiver included.


    • Shen Model 800 Rogeri Top

      Samuel Shen Model 800 Rogeri

      $9,000.00

      Made in 2007. This fully carved bass features a highly flamed maple back with matching ribs, neck and scroll. It includes single machines, an adjustable French maple bridge of the highest quality with engineered walnut wheels. The bass contains a Hill Style tailpiece and a hand applied oil varnish. Currently strung with D’Addario Helicore strings.

      Available in large bodied 3/4.


    • Romano Solano Top

      Romano Solano 3/4 Panormo Model

      $14,000.00

      Labeled:

      Romano Solano, Severna Park,
      Maryland, Anno 1994, No. 47

      This Solano bass was made in 1994 and is Romano’s 47th bass.

      Romano Solano is a professional orchestral musician and a master bass maker. His instruments are played by professionals throughout North America and Europe.

      This instrument has a tone that carries with richness and warmth that a serious player would love. The instrument has a two-piece cedar top and a two-piece moderately flamed, maple back, with ribs and neck to match. The bass has a fingered C extension, and is ebony trimmed. The tuners are individual brass with Roccoco machines. The orange/brown oil varnish is consistant throughout the bass.