The Colors of Summer NAMM

 

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Sam from Kraft Music shows off the new Kala Journeymen uBasses at Summer NAMM.        Photo: Youtube Screen Capture

 

Here’s a nice video by Kraft Music of the new Kala Journeyman uBasses at Summer NAMM in Nashville. The video features the Mahogany, Black and Red models.

According to Sam in the video, the Mahogany is shipping with Aquila Thundergut strings and the Black and Red are shipping with Kala’s Roundwound metal strings. Each also ships with a Kala gig bag.

The three uBasses retail for $359.99.

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New Journeymen Coming Soon

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                   The Kala Journeyman will be available in Red and Black later this year.                                     Photo: Kala uBass Blog

 

Apparently Kala has a hit on its hands.

Kala says its brand new Journeyman uBass will be getting two new variations later this year. The model will be available in two new colors: red and black.

The company notes:

The Kala U•Bass has always been beloved for its unique look, feel, portability, and giant low end. When approaching the design of the Journeyman, the first thing we wanted to do was give our next U•Bass a make-over in appearance. We took inspiration directly from our Kala Jazz Tenor Archtops and added stylish f-holes, white binding, and beautiful sounding white Aquila Thundergut strings made in Italy.

The Journeyman was introduced at Winter NAMM earlier this year.

Read more the Journeyman HERE and HERE.

Putting the Journeyman Through its Paces

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Magnus Sjöquist puts the new Kala Journeyman uBass through its paces at Kala’s headquarters. Photo: Kala Facebook Video Screen Capture

 

If you were wondering how the new Kala Journeyman uBass sounds, wonder no more.

Here’s a video of our friend Magnus Sjöquist giving the new uBass a workout.

Enjoy.