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Jonathan Li VB503

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Jonathan Li basses are meticulously crafted from the most select, stunning flamed maple and premium spruce. Each bass is finished with a refined, golden colored oil varnish, enhancing both the look and the tonal quality. Each instrument is calibrated for optimum sound production, resulting in classic fundamental sound, with complex overtones and projecting tone.

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  • Finish:Oil Varnish
  • Fingerboard:Ebony
  • Top:Spruce
  • Ribs:Maple
  • Back:Maple
  • Purfling:Genuine Hand-inlaid
  • Bridge:Despiau 1 Tree
  • Tuning Machine:Rubner Brass Tuning Machines French-Style
  • Tailpiece:Ebony
  • Available Patterns:Gamba, Violin Corner, Quenoil
  • Available Sizes:7/8-3/4

Meet the Artists

Our Bassists

Artist - Bob Simmons

Bob Simmons

Performer and Educator

Bob Simmons is a native Texas bassist who currently performs with groups across a range of genres in addition to teaching privately and in group settings.

Artist - Severiano Paoli

Severiano Paoli


Severiano Paoli is a freelance double bassist and teacher who collaborates with several orchestras and recording artists.

Artist - Dante Fire

Dante Fire


Dante Fire is a talented cross-genre bassist that has worked with musicians such as Ice-T, Al Jarreau, Take 6, and many others.

Artist - Alex Hernandez

Alex Hernandez


Alex Hernandez is a first generation cuban-american born in Miami, Fl. He studied electric and upright bass in South Florida with Matt Bonelli, Dennis Marks, and others.

Artist - Grace Law

Grace Law

Orchestra Director, Pedagogue, Clinician

Grace teaches orchestra at a high school in Toronto, and has presented and exhibited throughout the United States and Canada.

Artist - Kya Karine

Kya Karine


Kya is a freelance bassist playing both upright and electric bass in all genres- but she always comes home to a place somewhere between jazz and rock.

Artist - Jason Heath

Jason Heath


Jason Heath is the host of Contrabass Conversations, a podcast devoted to exploring music and ideas associated with the double bass...

Artist - Cielito De Jesus

Cielito De Jesus


Cielito de Jesus is an innovative music educator nurturing the talents of young bassists throughout Southern California. Her creative teaching methods are tailored to...

Artist - Andrés Martín

Andrés Martín


Native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, bassist, arranger, and composer Andrés Martín has performed with orchestras, chamber ensembles and as a soloist in Argentina, Costa...

Artist - Edwin Livingston

Edwin Livingston

Jazz Bassist

Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Edwin was exposed to music early in his life. In addition to a full playing, touring and recording career, he is also on the faculty at USC...

Artist - Brandino



Kevin has found great success working with many of the world's top recording artists, entertainers, musicians, and is involved in a myriad of events...

Artist - Chuck Israels

Chuck Israels

Jazz Bassist

Chuck Israels is a composer/arranger/bassist who has worked with Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock, and many others.

Artist - Simply Three

Simply Three


With old school training but a new school sound, Simply Three is re-shaping convention with its original works and innovative arrangements...


Our Family

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