April 2020

miniature double bass instruments

Can a Child Learn the Double Bass?

Double basses look like big beasts which should only be played by equally big people. You may be wondering whether a child can play such a big instrument. If your pre-teen or teen has their heart set on being a double bassist, should you go out and buy one?

ukulele bass

Does a Bass Ukulele Sound like a Double Bass?

There is an instrument that is a fraction of the size of an upright bass but sounds like a double bass.  Is it possible? Is this a dream?  I’d say that bass ukulele is the closest thing I have heard to a double bass that is not a double bass.