I'm ignorant, but I need to know what this bass is --

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Tbeers, Sep 14, 2005.

  1. Tbeers


    Mar 27, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    I'm a double bassist who dabbles in EB. In other words I suck at the slab.

    Anyway I was watching that Bela Fleck DVD, Live at the Quick.

    Victor uses this one bass a lot, he uses it in Amazing Grace, it's a 4-string fretted. The instrument is frikkin beautiful! Who made it, and how can I get one?

    I think it's one of the most understated, prettiest bass guitars I ever saw.


  2. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    its a fodera thats gonna run upwards of 5 grand. It could be his yin yang ive never seen the video. I think he has 2 different sig foderas.
  3. Bass_Machine


    Oct 29, 2004
    This one:

    Or this one:


    They're both custom foderas and both very expensive. If I had the cash though............. :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
  4. Fodera Ying Yang 4
    Fodera Monarch '83

    one is around 6000$
    second is around 5500$

    I think!! not sure....
    So you'll have to spend a lot to get that one!

    Good luck
  5. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings

    He uses this bass in the video. (I know the exact one you mean)

    It's tuned A-D-G-C and it's a Fodera

    VERY expensive instruments. Great quality though.
  6. zombywoof5050


    Dec 20, 2001
    Mere pocket change for a double bassist...dabble away! :bassist:
  7. Tbeers


    Mar 27, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Not pocket change, but certainly far far less than I spent on my main upright.

    I find a lot of Fodera basses ugly and unwieldy. I played one once, and it sounded awesome but the thing weighed about 40 tons. Maybe Victor's is lighter...
  8. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004
    for amazing grace, he uses the monarch with the double J pickups, thats his tenor bass, tuned, A D G C
  9. justateenpoet

    justateenpoet Have you...killed the Venture brothers!?!?

    May 14, 2005
    theo beers, we have found you crossing over to the EB side. you will now be haunted by the billy pig face until, well um...until something else happens!

    :D :D :D :D :D

    ^Billy pig face (for those who didn't know)
  10. Tbeers


    Mar 27, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Say hi to Salton for me.