$ 299.00 $ 389.00
Bakithi Kumalo has been a proud endorsee of the Kala U•BASS® for over a decade. Longtime collaborator and bassist for Paul Simon, Bakithi’s world-renowned work for 1985’s Graceland in South Africa launched his lifelong career as bassist, studio musician, and composer. As a new milestone, Bakithi and Kala have designed his very own Signature Acoustic-Electric U•BASS® to help share his unique sound and philosophy as a bassist with players of any level.
With this Signature U•BASS®, Kala & Bakithi set out to create the perfect U•BASS introduction for new and experienced bass players alike. This fretted bass pairs a Natural Mahogany build with the Kala Round Wound U•BASS® Strings for a clear and confident tone. Personal touches include Bakithi’s signature black pickguard and custom Zulu shield headstock artwork, hand-drawn by Bakithi’s own album cover artist, Gus Liberdade.
Bakithi’s Signature U•BASS® includes a Custom Gig-bag and access to free online companion lessons and bass line breakdowns specifically for the U•BASS®, featuring Bakithi and some of his most celebrated bass lines.
Custom U•BASS® Gig Bag is included with purchase.
Fits ALL Kala BARITONE Ukulele Bags, UB-B, & Sonoma Coast BARITONE Cases
Fits U•BASS® specific bags and cases: UB-UBASS, DUB-UBASS, HC-UB, & HCT-UB
|BACK & SIDES:||Mahogany|
|NUT:||Graph Tech NuBone®|
|TUNERS:||Custom Black Die Cast|
|STRINGS:||Kala Round Wound|
|ELECTRONICS:||U•BASS® Active EQ|
|INCLUDES:||Custom Bakithi Padded Gig Bag|
|STRAP BUTTON:||Black x1|
Collections: Acoustics, Folk Instruments
Category: Folk Instruments, Kala, Ukulele Bass
Type: Folk Instrument
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