to Upton Bass String Instrument Company of Mystic, Connecticut.
Upton Bass specializes in building custom handmade
designs developed over years of working closely with some of the worlds
finest bass players. A restoration shop since the beginning,
Upton Bass stocks and services historic and fine vintage
. We have also developed the UB Standard
line for those on a budget, built in our shop alongside our finest
Upton Bass is welcome to the public - our shop and showroom are open
Tuesday through Saturday. Please call us in Conecticut at 860-535-9399
. As players,
builders and enthusiasts, we're always up for talking double bass!
Our bass models combine our love of tradition with a modern sense of
tone, ergonomics and design. Models such as the Concord
reference classic instruments from America and
Europe, while the Karr
represent original directions
based on our collaborations.
Upton Bass instruments have won worldwide acclaim and awards, but we
are proudest of the list of musicians who play Uptons - artists
including Gary Karr, John Pattitucci, Harvie S, Eric Revis, Marc
Johnson and Lynn Seaton. Their musical insight and feedback are
reflected in every instrument we make. And every Upton is proudly
made in the USA - from the first tonewood selection to the final
Bass double basses
are built by hand in our workshop in
We also offer a comprehensive selection of strings
each developed or rigorously selected to
meet the needs of the modern double bassist. Our repair and
restoration services range from a simple adjustment to a full blown
rebuild of a bass in a thousand pieces!
Every Upton Bass instrument is hand built in our workshop in Mystic,
Connecticut. Please don't hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions or give us a call: (860)