Introducing

5/8

Made for the smaller player that still wants a big, resonant sound.

This newly designed violin corner pattern is smaller but also deeper, with an ergonomic shape that doesn't sacrifice low-end response.

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Introducing

Busan

Designed for the orchestra.

With an arched back with a bend drawn from centuries of bass-building tradition, this larger bass pattern balances ergonomic design with premium resonance. The Busan pattern dates back centuries, and Eastman is proud to bring this classic look, feel, and sound to more bassists.

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Bass players come in all shapes and statures so we set out to design two new patterns and sizes to meet the needs of even more bassists without sacrificing sound or quality.

Our new ⅝ size bass is made for the smaller player that still wants a big, resonant sound.  This newly designed violin corner pattern is smaller but also deeper, with an ergonomic shape that doesn’t sacrifice low-end response. The shorter string length is perfect for smaller hands while still providing projection and clarity for the orchestra and beyond.  This pattern opens the door for even more people to play in comfort and with a big sound—no matter their size.

Our new ⅞ size Busan bass is patterned after the work of renowned 18th century bass maker Domenico Busan.  This bigger and deeper bass is designed for the orchestra, with a larger body to provide more air and resonance to support those lower notes and fundamentals. With an arched back with a bend drawn from centuries of bass-building tradition, this larger body balances ergonomic design with premium resonance.

From our smallest basses starting at 1/8, to the perfect balance of 5/8, and all the way up to a full bodied 7/8, Eastman will never compromise sound for size.  Our new bass models will help you sound your best no matter how you're built.

OUR BASSES

Different patterns, sizes, and features.

We offer a variety of patterns, sizes, and features to work best in classical, jazz, and many other musical styles.

Our ⅞ size bass is patterned after the work of renowned 18th century bass maker Domenico Busan. This bigger and deeper bass is designed for the orchestra, with a larger body to provide more air and resonance to support those lower notes and fundamentals. Adding an Eastman C Extension to the Busan gives access to the low notes used in professional orchestral settings and adds to the overall resonance of the instrument.

A truly classic shape.  Featuring great volume and easy playability.

A stylish violin corner design with full-bodied sound.  Featuring a full fundamental tone and a warm, centered sound.

A slender instrument with good midrange and easy playability in all registers.

A distinctive bass pattern from the 19th century workshops of Germany and Italy.  Balances chocolatey dark sound with midrange punch.

OUR SIZES

Find your perfect bass, no matter the size.

Our basses come in different sizes to accommodate players of all ages and statures.

We offer basses in ⅛, ¼, and ½ sizes for young students. These fractional size basses are great for young students, ensuring that they will be able to play their bass in comfort no matter their age or size.

We offer basses in ⅛, ¼, and ½ sizes for young students. These fractional size basses are great for young students, ensuring that they will be able to play their bass in comfort no matter their age or size.

We offer basses in ⅛, ¼, and ½ sizes for young students. These fractional size basses are great for young students, ensuring that they will be able to play their bass in comfort no matter their age or size.

Our ⅝ size bass is made for the smaller player that still wants a big, resonant sound.  This newly designed violin corner pattern is smaller but also deeper, with an ergonomic shape that doesn’t sacrifice low-end response.

The shorter string length is perfect for smaller hands while still providing projection and clarity for the orchestra and beyond.  This pattern opens the door for even more people to play in comfort and with a big sound, no matter their size.

Unlike violin, viola, and cello, the standard bass size for adults is ¾.  By the time a student reaches high school, they will usually be ready to play a ¾ size bass.

¾ size basses are not ideal for everyone, though, and Eastman offers two additional sizes for adult bassists—⅝ and ⅞.

Our ⅞ size bass is patterned after the work of renowned 18th century bass maker Domenico Busan.  This bigger and deeper bass is designed for the orchestra, with a larger body to provide more air and resonance to support those lower notes and fundamentals.

With an arched back with a bend drawn from centuries of bass-building tradition, this larger body balances ergonomic design with premium resonance.  The Busan pattern dates back centuries, and Eastman is proud to bring this classic look, feel, and sound to more bassists.

Our Models

New Basses

4 models available

Andreas Eastman VB105
New 5/8 Size

Andreas Eastman
VB105

Andreas Eastman VB305
New 5/8 Size

Andreas Eastman
VB305

Pietro Lombardi VB502
New Busan Pattern

Pietro Lombardi
VB502

Andreas Eastman  VB605
New Busan Pattern

Andreas Eastman
VB605

Our Models

New Extensions

1 model available

Los Angeles Bass Works C Extension

Los Angeles Bass Works
C Extension

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