The Kala Brand Music Co. will introduce five new models of acoustic uBasses at the NAMM 2012 show.
Four of the five new models have the same specs as the previously available acoustics. The four new models include: Sunburst, Gloss Black, Spalted Maple and Exotic Mahogany.
But the king of the lot is the Hutch Hutchinson Spruce-top signature model, which Kala finally is making available. We reviewed the HH model Here, just about a year ago.
According to Kala, the Sunburst, Spruce Top Hutch Hutchinson, and Gloss Black models come with solid spruce tops and mahogany back and sides. The Spalted Maple features a solid Spruce top and Maple back and sides. The Exotic Mahogany body is assembled from the company’s exotic Mahogany wood.
The new models will be available in four-string fretted with Rosewood fingerboards and Mahogany necks. No five-strings have been announced.
Kala says the new uBass models will be available “in early 2012.” I take that to mean by the Spring. No pricing has been announced, but I assume they will sell in line with the current acoustics.