Antonio Carvalho UKU BASS S Bass Ukulele
Antonio Carvalho also known as APC ukuleles are made in Portugal, the birthplace of the ukulele's ancestor the Braguinha. Along with an impressive range of other Portuguese instruments like the ukulele's relatives, the steel strung Braguinha and the Cavaquinho, Antonio Carvalho produce quality instruments that have a sense of tradition.
Made from Portuguese Koa, the figuration of some of the woods used is stunningly beautiful. With a very handmade and organic quality, every instrument has its own individual personality which is pretty much unheard of in this price range. This Bass Ukulele boasts outstanding value for money. It's a solid Koa, short scale electro acoustic Bass that feels and plays like a high-end hand-crafted instrument. What's more, it's made in Europe and cheaper than a lot of similar quality Chinese manufactured instruments.
Complete with APC branded pickup and EQ section for plugging in, this Bass Ukulele is a perfect, travel friendly addition to any serious musician's' array of gigging instruments. APC's pickup is warm and balanced with plenty of hi-fi clarity that is equally suitable for use in a professional gigging or recording environment and any enthusiasts home studio.
The UKU BASS S Bass Ukulele has a beautifully figured book-matched solid Koa top, back & sides, African Blackwood fingerboard & bridge, 18 frets and heavy duty black open-geared machine heads, and comes complete with Nylgut Bass Ukulele strings. If you're looking for a truly unique Bass Ukulele with a luthier made feel, then the Antonio Carvalho bass ukulele definitely ticks all boxes.
The bottom line: Antonio Carvalho ukuleles are beautiful looking instruments with an earthy, warm tone comparable to instruments twice the price and more!