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Looking for cheap Upright Bass.

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by Mark Wilson, Sep 6, 2005.

  1. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

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

    I'm Mark, and i'm from the EB side of the fourm :D
    I am applying to a university this year, which doesn't have an electric bass program. Only classical, therefore, I need an upright bass.

    I HAVE played upright, i need pratice, but i am comfortable with it. Not with a bow, mind you.

    But are there any good priced, cheap uprights, that could do me well until I can afford a better quality one?
    I have to apply by February, so I need to get cracking. We have an EUB at my school, which I can access.

    Any input would be appreciated.
    Thank you,

    Mark Wilson.
  2. John Sprague

    John Sprague Sam Shen's US Distributor

    Mar 10, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    Sales Manager, CSC Products Inc.
    Hi Mark,
    As you probably already know, the Newbie Links at the top of this forum are a great resource to give you the basic low-down on what's out there. A great idea is to meet your local bass luthier, and see what s/he carries, and play a few.