Kala UBASS-JYMN-RD-FSRW Round Wound Red Journeyman U-Bass.
Electro-Acoustic Ukulele Bass in satin red finish over mahogany with Round Wound strings. Includes a deluxe, custom U-Bass gigbag. The UBass range by Kala is the original ukulele bass.
Kala's 'Journeyman' series takes it's inspiration from violin 'f-hole' style hollow electric basses, combined with the modern conveniences of the U-Bass scale length and portability. Gigging musicians in need of an affordable instrument for the road need look no further for a no frills, stylish and round wound stringed bass instrument that's as suited to the home studio as it is to the stage.
For players new to U-Bass, the Journeyman series U-Basses are serious tools for learning. Perfect as a great first bass for the uninitiated, these fun to play instruments are as ideal for inspiring beginner bass players as they are for more established professionals. Being one of the more affordable models in Kala's innovative U-Bass range, the Journeyman provides a great entry-point and foundation for progression to larger bass instruments later down the line.
The Kala UBASS-JYMN-RD-FSRW Round Wound Red Journeyman U-Bass, with mahogany top, back and sides, produces a warm, round bass tone that works well with any acoustic ensemble. The Kala UBASS-JYMN-RD-FSRW carries all the characteristic warmth associated with mahogany, with the addition of the long awaited Kala Round Wound U-Bass scale length strings lending a more traditional Electric Bass feel and sound.
The Kala U-Bass is truly a ground-breaking, 20" short scale, ukulele styled bass. The U-Bass produces the same pitches as a standard bass instrument and is tuned in traditional bass tuning; E-A-D-G. Available in fretted and fretless, 4 and 5 strings, acoustic-electric, left-handed and solid body models.
An increasingly popular alternative to bass guitar, the U-Bass is the perfect solution for the acoustic or electric bass guitarist on the move. Not only is the U-Bass airline carry-on and travel friendly it is also becoming celebrated as a diverse and unique instrument in it's own right.
The sound of the U-Bass owes much to the inventive use string materials and design. Plugged in, the Kala U-Bass really comes into it's own, being a perfect compliment for other stringed instruments and drums in a live band situation. The U-Bass includes Kala electronics with active EQ and built in tuner for amplified playing.
Kala have produced a unique and deservedly praised alternative to the full sized bass guitar. The U-Bass fails to disappoint in this regard and is an absolutely essential travel bass fit for home, studio, stage and on the road.