The Bubinga U-BASS™ is the latest model in the distinctive line of award winning short scale portable bass instruments from Kala Brand Music™. The Bubinga U-BASS is strung with Kala’s proprietary Road Toad Pahoehoe™ strings and includes a specially designed Shadow Active Pickup System with EQ and Tuner.
The 21” scale bass features distinctive grain patterns of bubinga wood on the top, back and sides and comes with a custom fitted padded logo gig bag. Other specifications include a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, Exclusive Hipshot Licensed black anodized tuners, Graph Tech Labs™ Black TUSQ Nut, and a Truss rod. It retails for $499. with the gig bag included.
Kala is celebrating the 5th anniversary since the notable introduction of the first ground breaking U-BASS. The line has grown extensively to include acoustic-electric, solid body, fretless, fretted, 4 and 5 string models. Kala’s California U-BASS Series are USA made with exclusively designed LR Baggs/Kala world class internal amplification systems. Kala offers a variety of string options for U-BASS including round wound strings for all models.
Established in 2005, Kala Brand Music Co. marks its 10th anniversary in 2015. Kala offers over 200 models of Ukulele, the Kala U-BASS, Kala Guitars, and an extensive line of ukulele and U-BASS accessories. Kala Brand Music Co. also distributes Aquila Strings.