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Tool Box For Every Player!



At New York Bass Works, our journey has been one of exceeding expectations and fostering trust among a growing community of musicians. Being recognized as a reliable provider of top-tier musical instruments is a source of immense pride for us. We deeply value the relationships we've cultivated with our clients, knowing that they rely on us to equip them with the finest tools to unleash their creativity, find fulfillment, and captivate audiences. What sets us apart is not just our commitment to quality but also our understanding that each player's needs are unique.


Over time, we've witnessed a remarkable trend: repeat customers returning not just for another purchase, but to explore the diverse range of instruments we offer. Whether it's the versatility of our RS models with P, J, PJ, or soapbar pickups, or the flexibility of our 4, 5, and 6-string variations, our clients have found their perfect match with us. They trust us to provide them with instruments that empower their artistic expression, regardless of the musical genre or performance setting.


But our journey doesn't end here. We're driven by a relentless pursuit of innovation, constantly pushing boundaries to redefine what's possible in the realm of bass guitars. Each instrument we craft is a testament to our commitment to shaping the future of music while honoring its rich heritage and celebrating the vibrant present.


Our mandate is clear: to inspire musicians with instruments that are not only tools of the trade but also catalysts for creativity and expression. We're excited to unveil what we're currently working on, eager to continue surprising and delighting our community with groundbreaking designs and unparalleled craftsmanship. Join us as we embark on this journey, where the rhythm of innovation meets the melody of tradition, and together, we create the soundtrack of tomorrow.







On a more somber note, we at New York Bass Works wish to acknowledge the passing of a true giant in the world of music, the legendary David Sanborn. Synonymous with the alto saxophone and known for his seamless blending of rock, R&B, blues, and jazz, David Sanborn’s influence on music is immeasurable. A gifted musician, his name is etched into the annals of music history, having collaborated with a veritable who's who of rock, pop and jazz royalty.


I vividly remember the first time I heard his distinctive sound. It was on John McLaughlin's Electric Guitarist album, released in 1978 on Columbia Records. As a burgeoning jazz and fusion enthusiast, I was captivated, eagerly consuming every record I could get my hands on from my family’s treasure trove of 70's music. Sanborn's unique sound brought an unparalleled joy that permeated every aspect of my life. His music became a staple for me, first on vinyl and later on CD as the format evolved.


David Sanborn passing on Mother's Day carries a poignant resonance for me. My mother's favorite Sanborn album was Hideaway from 1980, a record that holds a special place in my heart. My mother, who passed away in 2013, was an avid music aficionado and introduced me to many cutting-edge artists during my formative years. Yesterday, as I celebrated Mother's Day, I played Hideaway in her honor, finding solace in the warm memories it evoked. It’s a bittersweet ritual, conjuring the comforting presence of my mother through the music she loved.


Sanborn’s music continues to be a source of comfort and joy, a testament to his extraordinary talent and the emotional depth of his artistry. His records are timeless, filled with non-stop grooves and graced by the presence of many great musicians. As we mourn his passing, we also celebrate the incredible legacy he leaves behind.


Thank you, David William Sanborn, for the countless memories and the indelible mark you’ve left on our lives and the world of music. You will never be forgotten.


2 commentaires


Eric Brewington
Eric Brewington
6 days ago

Wonderful tribute.

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David Beasley
David Beasley
6 days ago
En réponse à

Thank you Brew, this one really hurts

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