CST9/ 82H NEW, Handmade SILVER SERIES 3/4 Double Bass by Akos Balazs, Hungary, circa 2019. Sound sample
Image relates to previous models. New Hungarian SILVER SERIES 3/4 double bass. Labelled: ‘Balazs Akos, Luthier, Hungaria, Budapest, 2019’. Length of back: 109 cm. With D’addario Helicore Hybrid strings.
Well made by this experienced and skilled maker. Responsive with even sound. Handmade with good choice of woods. Two-piece wide-grain carved back with light figure. Wide grain front. Shaded golden-red oil finish Stop length; 41.5″.
After graduating from the Liszt Ferenc Zeneakademia in Budapest, where he studied instrument making under the tutelage of esteemed Hungarian luthiers Laszlo Nemessanyi and János Héjja, Akos set up his own workshop in 2006. However, as his work is such high demand he now employs 5 luthiers to assist him.
We sell a lot of his instruments because they have excellent sound quality at a reasonable price.