Fretless Acoustic Bass
The acoustic bass guitar is a rich and diverse instrument that makes beautiful music on its own or as part of a rock band. If you’re an advanced bass player and want to find that perfect guitar that is as unique and distinctive as you are, consider a fretless acoustic bass.A fretless guitar is a guitar without frets which means fingering the strings at certain positions is done by pressing the string against its fingerboard. It is similar to a fretted one with a couple of exceptions: greater finger position is required, modified amplification or pickups may be needed to reach the perfect volume, and sliding between notes may feel more natural and smooth. Advanced or expert players may like fretless guitars as they allow the musician to get in more direct contact with the note played. Because of this, you want to find the best shape and style of guitar to meet your needs. If you’re looking for a smooth sound and clear, bright tone, The Michael Kelly Dragonfly 4 Fretless Acoustic Bass may be the perfect instrument for you with its gorgeous maple design and dragonfly accented vine inlay.Fretless acoustic guitars are fairly rare but are seeing increased popularity in jazz, funk and R&B music due to a similar sound to the acoustic double bass. Some pretty impressive musicians have used fretless guitars over the years. Frank Zappa, Sting during his time with the Police, John Taylor from Duran Duran and David Gilmour from Pink Floyd have all made beautiful music with the fretless guitar and now you can too. The guitar is one of the most popular and most recognizable instruments in the world. Why not take your passion of music one step further and select a fretless guitar for even more sensational sound possibilities? Whether you want to play for your friends, a roomful of fans, or strictly for your own enjoyment, a fretless acoustic guitar is an ideal choice.