Re: Extensions

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Posted by Bob Gollihur on February 09, 2000 at 14:06:14:

In Reply to: Extensions posted by Charles Stephens on February 01, 2000 at 13:10:34:

: I just purchased a new Musima laminated bass which I use primarily for jazz
: but also for symphony work. I miss not having the low Eb when There is a horn
: player in the group, however I don't know a thing about extensions (I've seen
: many) nor where to obtain one. Any direction that you could offer would be
: appreciated.

: Charles Stephens

Extensions are pretty expensive, $500 and up; you may just want to tune the E down a half step and cope with alternate fingerings.

OTOH you will find links to makers of extensions as well as a large page of bass luthiers (a good bet, because you'll likely need a luthier to install it anyway) at

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