Phil Maneri's

This double bass is a work of art. As far as I can see, it’s perfect. I could stop right there, and that would be enough. But I’ll tell you why I think so. Most importantly, it plays incredibly well. Clean and clear, up and down the instrument, in every position. The tone is quite consistent across the range, as well. Notes are neither boomy nor absent in any spots I could find. It doesn’t have the gravitas of an old instrument, but I’m not sure that ma...

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