Re: Resolet Upright Electric Bass

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Posted by Mikael Jansson on November 13, 2000 at 06:18:00:

In Reply to: Resolet Upright Electric Bass posted by Bob Jones on July 04, 2000 at 15:12:13:

: Anybody any history on the RESOLET electric upright bass? I think it must be a sixties model. BJ

Resonet electric uprights were made by Grazioso in Prague, Czechoslovakia from the late 50s to the mid 60s. They look a bit like the Framus Triumph basses; triangular body, magnetic pickup. Far as I know, they were sold as Arco, Grazioso or Futurama Resonet basses. JP Jones of Led Zeppelin occasionally played one, and Eberhard Weber got one in the 70s, which he used for a long time for his explorations into electronics.

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