Your double bass destination
Double Bass & Bow Sales, Rentals, Repairs, and Restorations
Our showroom at the Bass Violin Shop houses a selection of fine double basses, bows, and accessories that will fit any budget. We carry a full line of entry-level instruments for the hardworking student, a large selection of advanced double basses for the college student getting ready to hit the audition circuit, and a collection of pedigree instruments for the seasoned professional. Finding the perfect double bass is no easy task. It takes patience and experience, so our number one goal is to guide you through the process and help you find just the right fit.
It's our promise to you.
Need to sell your double bass?
Contact us to discuss our trade-in and consignment policies!
SET-UP, REPAIR, & RESTORATION
Our highly skilled luthiers specialize in double bass set-up and repair. We have become the East coast destination for high quality work and offer a comprehensive range of services, including:
Fingerboard dressings - fingerboard installation - adjustable bridges - soundpost adjustments - open seams - crack repair - neck resets - scroll grafts - tuning machine installation - top-off restorations - bassbars
We provide several double bass rental options at affordable rates. Fully carved instruments and amplifiers are available for short-term use, and a fleet of laminate double basses in 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8 sizes are available for long-term student use. Whether you're on tour and need a double bass for one evening, or you need a student rental for several years, we've got you covered!
Ready to push the limits on your double bass? We offer two different styles of C-extensions in a variety of configurations. Choose from adjustable brass capos from Rob Anzelotti or adjustable aluminum mounts from New Harmony Music with our handmade wooden latches. Give us a call to chat about your budget and preferences!