Archive for January, 2020

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1950s German 3/4, performance enhanced

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This 1950s German 3/4 carved back bass previously had a long gigging life for playing jazz, swing, and Americana music. With several recent performance enhancements, […]

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New Shen SB 180 3/4 hybrid w/ cover

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This new Shen SB 180 3/4 gamba shaped hybrid bass (2018-11-11) has a full-throated quality in an orchestral setting with the current string of Evah […]

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ca. 1920s German 3/4 carved back

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Every 6-12 months an older German bass comes to the shop that performs far outside expectations for it, based on the pedigree. This ca. 1920s […]

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Clean 2010 Upton custom Bohemian all-ply

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This extremely well preserved 2010 Upton custom Bohemian all-ply bass (sn 273) hardly shows any sign of use wear. The custom features for this instrument […]

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New Eastman Pietro Lombardi w/ C extension

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This new Eastman Pietro Lombardi 7/8 bass has received a top regraduation and a major refinement of the Lisa Gass licensed C extension installation and […]

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1947-48 Epiphone B4

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This 1947-48 Epiphone B4 (1197) has had a couple of small traumas in its life, but has undergone a few recent procedures and a major […]