Citron AE5/Swallow Signature Prototype 6.5

My relationship with Steve Swallow as a builder has been our search for a bass that is warmer, richer, deeper sounding than the last. This new bass is the 6th and a half that I’ve built for Steve. I had built him a new neck for his last bass (Bass #5)- a 3-piece lamination of Honduras Mahogany/East Indian Rosewood/Honduras Mahogany with an oil finish. Once there were enough ideas for a new bass I made a drawing and discussed details […]

Steve Swallow at Rosendale Cafe- June, 2012

What a treat to get to hear Steve with his new ensemble- the Steve Swallow, Ohad Talmor, Adam Nussbaum Trio, at an intimate local venue, the Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale, NY. The house was packed with all the great musicians from my area- a great night. Steve is playing his Citron AE5 Swallow Signature bass.