Intermediate Double Basses
As you browse this section, you'll see quickly that today's intermediate double basses are available from all of the most well-known and respected stringed instrument manufacturers, including Bellafina, Florea and Engelhardt. Silver Creek happens to offer a model on this page that is very popular with rockabilly artists. The Rocker Upright String Bass Outfit 3/4 Size has a midnight black finish with moonlight outline and boasts a laminated spruce top and maple back and sides. Equipped with Rotosound strings and an adjustable maple bridge, the Rocker also comes with a padded gig bag and bow. No doubt, this beauty will be sure to keep the dance floor shaking, rattling and rolling.
Or, if you want something more traditional, you'll love the Bellafina Musicale Series Bass Outfit. Available in three sizes (1/4, 1/2 and 3/4), this double bass sports a durable laminated spruce top, adjustable maple bridge with wheels and is strung with D'Addario Helicore Orchestral bass strings. It's also packaged with a well-aged French Brazilwood octagonal bow with a silver grip and ebony frog. As for all you jazz swingers, feast your eyes on the Engelhardt ES9 Swingmaster Double Bass 3/4 Size Outfit. From its stunning blond finish to its curly maple body and ebony fingerboard, the Swingmaster will be sure to impress any serious thumper.
Hopefully by now you're convinced that a new intermediate double bass is waiting for you, right here. The fact that you're considering an intermediate double bass is a clear indication that you are committed to improving your technique. For this reason, try to explore each of your options thoroughly - that way, you can be confident that the first choice you make is the right one.