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First-call session bassist Victor Bailey and Fender have announced the release of his popular signature acoustic bass in a five-string version. Introduced in 2005, the Artist Design Series Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass
guitar features a beautiful arched back, figured dao body, abalone rosette, tortoise shell binding, a bound 34â€�-scale neck that replicates Victorâ€™s signature Fender electric bass, gold Hipshot licensed lightweight tuners (Three-Over, Two-Under tuning machine array), Fishman electronics and a deluxe gig bag.
Fender spent a great deal of time working with Victor on the concept of his signature acoustic bass. They say that the result is a highly personal instrument, one that could only come from close personal involvement with the artist.
Victor Bailey had this to say, â€œMy new model encompasses the beautiful sound of my acoustic bass with the extended range of a five string.â€�.
Victor Bailey is a first-call session player, solo artist, and acoustic bassist who has played on more than 1,000 recordings. Some of the artists heâ€™s worked with include: Madonna, Weather Report, Michael Brecker, LL Cool J and Mary J Blige.
Pricing and Availability:
The Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass Five-String is available in Natural at Fender dealers worldwide with a manufacturerâ€™s suggested retail price of $1,428.56.