Does anybody know Nigar basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by :Kapral:, Dec 3, 2005.

  1. Hey there!
    I wanna ask you one thing.
    There's a bassplayer in Poland - Piotr Zaczek.
    He plays Jerzy Drozd now, but he used to play
    Nigar bass. And that's the point. Can anybody tell
    me something about this basses? I know it's an American
    bass, but it's nowhere to found on internet.
    Got few pics:
  2. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol

    Never heard about them.
    The name doesn't seem too appropriate for the US market.
    Fo' shizzle, yo.
  3. Ye, well Piotr told once, that he bought it used in US.
  4. The headstock looks very interesting. Dont think Ive ever seen one so curvacious.

  5. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    There's a four-string on sale here (with pic):

    I'd bet that's not an American-made bass. As Jazz Ad said, a name like that would probably not be too well received. Maybe made in Slovakia? The lams and rounded edges on the headstock bring Neuser to mind.
  6. I knew about that four string for sale, but it's quite everything we found at the moment on that bass :D. And i highly doubt it is an Slovakian bass.
    It has to be a very-customshop bass :D .

    According to what Piotr Zaczek said - that bass is full pro. Some time ago he was selling it (he bought Drozd, like i said) for 6500 zl, wich is about 2050 $
  7. Matt Power

    Matt Power Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2000
    Magnolia, TX
    All I can think of when I see the name of that bass is the episode on the Chappelle Show about the "N****r Family"! :eyebrow:
    Dave Chappelle, while completely crossing the line at times, is one funny human being!

    ...ok, back to our regularly scheduled topic...
  8. Oxblood

    Oxblood Inactive

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    LOL, exactly what I thought as soon as I seen the topic. I just couldn't stop laughing.
  9. Aval2ach


    Jul 14, 2005
    Warsaw, Poland
    Wow! Now that's something! :D
  10. nemo


    Mar 19, 2004
    That bass is most likely made by K&K basses by Slovak luthier Aloiz Krajicek ([email protected]). The headstock is typical for them.
    Their webpage is down at the moment (, but if you do a search for K&K basses you can find some other models on web as well.
    This guy is their endorser.

    Here is very interesting interview with the luthier: Slovak.. :eek: :D
  11. you racist basstard!
  12. Aval2ach


    Jul 14, 2005
    Warsaw, Poland

    That headstock is identical to Piotr's one.
    Photo taken from Richard Scheufler's site.

    Looks like Nigar=K&K

    Thanks nemo!
  13. Fliptrique


    Jul 22, 2002
    Szczecin, Poland
    Endorsing Artist: Mayones Guitars&Basses
    yeah. where he`s from? :D
  14. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    I've seen a few used Nigars, too.
    As Nemo said, they are made in Slovakia.

  15. LOL!
  16. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    What's to :D and LOL about? Guy wants to know something, the power of TB helps him out. Of course there are great bass players in Poland and great luthiers in Slovakia. Conversely, even.
  17. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    The LOL and smilies are because discussing Nigar basses gives Americans and other English speakers a chance to almost say a word that they would other wise be criticized for using.
  18. Indeed :rollno:
  19. metalstorm

    metalstorm Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2005
    Calgary, Canada
    Nigar basses? are you kidding me? haha that is one funny coincidence. nice looking tho
  20. falcon1


    Feb 16, 2008

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