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Doublebass dealers in VA/DC?

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by rickr, Mar 15, 2005.


  1. rickr

    rickr Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2003
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
    Can anyone give me the names of anyone selling/renting quality URB's in the VA/DC area?
     
  2. prelims222

    prelims222

    Sep 20, 2004
    Southeast US
    From what I understand, Bill Vaughan (NSO) does some importing of basses for sale from Italy. Mainly modern cremonese instruments - I know nothing regarding the quality.

    Mike Shank (Elizabethtown, PA) is about 2.5 hours from Loudoun County - if I lived around the DC/VA area, he would be the guy I would go to: honest, good workmanship, fair, and a good guy to boot.

    Good luck.
     
  3. KSB - Ken Smith

    KSB - Ken Smith Banned Commercial User

    Mar 1, 2002
    Perkasie, PA USA
    Owner: Ken Smith Basses, Ltd.
    What price range and usage requirements do you have?
     
  4. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    pm me...
     
  5. Jeremy Allen

    Jeremy Allen Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2002
    Bloomington, IN
    Isn't the DC area home to "Bob's House of Basses?" Try Googling it; I think Bob has a good number of instruments for sale, of many quality levels.
     
  6. rickr

    rickr Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2003
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
    Thanks for the info folks.