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Upton Bass “Hawkes” model Upright Bass

I use this bass as my main jazz and teaching instrument. It's Carpathian sycamore maple and European spruce with all ebony fittings and a Revolution SOLO Double Bass  Pickup.



Electric Strings

Thomastik Infeld Nickel Flatwound Bass JF344:









Upright Strings

D'Addario Helicore Hybrid Bass Strings HH610


Yamaha SLB200 Electric Upright Bass

I use this bass for jazz. It's  lightweight, compact, performance-oriented bass with a hollow body and internally mounted piezo pickup.

Width 456mm
Height 1692mm
Depth 330mm
Weight Weight approximately 7.2kg(15lbs. 14oz.)

Body Spruce/Mahogany Side/Frame Beech/Aluminum parts Neck Maple
Finger Board Rosewood


Fender American Standard Fretless Jazz Bass

I use this bass for most everything apart from mainstream jazz. It's a three color sunburst model with an alder body, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard (with rolled fingerboard edges).

Scale Length 34" (864 mm)
Width @ Nut: 1.5" (38 mm)
Machine Heads: Standard butterfly
Pickups: 2 Standard J-Bass® single-coils
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup)
Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup),
Master Tone
Pickguard: 3-ply white
Bridge: American (Strings-Thru-Body)

Godin A4 Fretless Acoustic Bass


Rock Maple neck
Ebony on Fretless version
16" fingerboard radius
34 " Scale
1 13/16" nut width (5-String)
1 1/2" nut width (4-String)
Two-Chamber Silver Leaf Maple body
Solid Cedar Top
LR Baggs Ribbon Transducer and custom preamp
Volume, Mid, Treble and Bass controls
Natural Semi-Gloss


Strunal Upright Bass

Strunal Bass (swelled back) has a carved, solid spruce top, and laminated maple neck back and sides with flamed veneer. Ebony fingerboard and tailpiece, nickel plated machine heads, hand shaded color washed semi matte finish.