Kala Bakithi Kumalo Signature Acoustic-Electric U•BASS

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Metronome Music is a proud Kala Dealer. This is currently in-stock and ships fast! Metronome Music inspects every instrument prior to shipping to make sure it is 100% ready to play as soon as you receive it.

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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.


TOP: Mahogany
BACK & SIDES: Mahogany
NECK: Mahogany
FINISH: Satin
FINGERBOARD: Rosewood
HEADSTOCK: Standard
BRIDGE: Rosewood
NUT: Graphtech TUSQ
SADDLE: Composite
TUNERS: Custom Black Die Cast
TRUSS ROD: Yes
STRINGS: Kala Round Wound
ELECTRONICS: U•BASS® Active EQ
INCLUDES: Custom Bakithi Padded Gig Bag

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