New Shen SB 150 Gemunder 7/8 hybrid

I am very excited to have this first example in the shop of the new Shen SB 150 hybrid model in the 7/8 Gemunder shape (2018-2-58). This instrument was exhibited at the recent NAMM show in Anaheim. Whether used in a high school or conservatory arco setting, or played in acoustic jazz groups, this bass… Continue reading New Shen SB 150 Gemunder 7/8 hybrid

New SB 200 Willow Rogeri carved back

New SB 200 Willow Rogeri carved back

This new Shen SB 200 Willow Rogeri carved back (2018-10-57) is an extraordinarily good sounding example of this model, combining the stiffer, more complex sounding spruce top used on this bass with the fine low-end producing willow carved back body on the large 3/4 shape. Spruce top with very bold grain lines in the center… Continue reading New SB 200 Willow Rogeri carved back

New Shen SB 200 3/4 violin corner Willow carved back

New Shen SB 200 3/4 violin corner Willow carved back

This Shen SB 200 3/4 violin cornered Willow 3/4 carved back (2018-8-124) is a particularly fine sounding example of Shen’s mid-price student models. Exhibited at the recent NAMM show in Anaheim, CA, this bass is notable for the even fine grain Spruce top. The violin corner configuration lends a more sophisticated look and the size… Continue reading New Shen SB 200 3/4 violin corner Willow carved back