Double Bass

0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7710 BLACK NYLON TAPE WOUND ON ROPE CORE DOUBLE BASS SET

Over 20 years ago, La Bella worked together with both Attila Zoller and Ron Carter on this string construction. Obtaining the tone of gut and the sustain of metal, this string design is great for jazz pizzicato solos. The rope gut core with the black nylon tape outer-wrapping provides a bright attack with a warm tone.

  • G-7711 – Black Nylon Tape Wound on Rope Core
  • D-7712 – Black Nylon Tape Wound on Rope Core
  • A-7713 – Black Nylon Tape Wound on Rope Core
  • E-7714 – Black Nylon Tape Wound on Rope Core

Also Available:

  • C-7715 – High C
  • C- 7716 – Low C Extended Scale

Note: For arco playing, use a synthetic bow with rosin.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7710-BB BLACK NYLON TAPE WOUND ON ROPE CORE BABY BASS SET

Over 20 years ago, La Bella worked together with both Attila Zoller and Ron Carter on this string construction. Obtaining the tone of gut and the sustain of metal, this string design is great for jazz pizzicato solos. The rope gut core with the black nylon tape outer-wrapping provides a bright attack with a warm tone.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7720S SOLO EXTRA LIGHT TENSION DOUBLE BASS SET

This extra light tension set is perhaps the most flexible double bass string on the market. Handcrafted by La Bella artisans, their construction consists of a nickel wrap over a woven wire core. Classical musicians prefer this set for the solo bass repertory tuned one-step higher. Jazz players use the 7720S strings at normal pitch for performing both arco and pizzicato styles. With a longer-life than most bass strings, their amplified tone makes them the number one choice by most professional players including Stanley Clarke, Harvie S., Brian Bromberg and Ruben Rodriguez.

  • 7721S-G – Nickel-Chrome Flat Wound Steel on Rope Core
  • 7722S-D – Nickel-Chrome Flat Wound Steel on Rope Core
  • 7723S-A – Nickel-Chrome Flat Wound Steel on Rope Core
  • 7724S-E – Nickel-Chrome Flat Wound Steel on Rope Core

Also Available:

  • 7725S-C – High C String
  • 7726S-C – Low C String
  • 7726S-CX – Low C Extension String – Extra Light.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7720L ORCHESTRAL SERIES – LIGHT

Recommended for classical music, these strings have an exceptional bow response. With an even tonal balance string-to-string and a great sustaining sonority, they also work well for all electric upright basses.

A set with a lighter tension, these strings can be tuned a whole step higher and used for the solo tuning classical repertory.

  • 7721L-G – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7722L-D – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7723L-A – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7724L-E – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core

Also Available:

  • 7725L-C – High C String
  • 7726L-C – Low C String
  • 7726L-CX – Low C Extension String.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7720M ORCHESTRAL SERIES – MEDIUM

Recommended for classical music, these strings have an exceptional bow response. With an even tonal balance string-to-string and a great sustaining sonority, they also work well for all electric upright basses.

  • 7721M-G – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7722M-D – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7723M-A – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • 7724M-E – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core

Also Available:

  • 7725M-C – High C String
  • 7726M-C – Low C String
  • 7726M-CX – Low C Extension String.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

7780 VIRTUOSO SERIES DOUBLE BASS SET

This orchestral bass set has a balanced sound string-to-string and is highly responsive to bowing. The nickel wrap on a core of woven cable is preferred by classical players because this construction has a flexible feel, a sustaining sound, and has a long-lasting string life.

  • 7781-G – Nickel Chrome Flat Wound Steel on a Rope Core
  • 7782-D – Nickel Chrome Flat Wound Steel on a Rope Core
  • 7783-A – Nickel Chrome Flat Wound Steel on a Rope Core
  • 7784-E – Nickel Chrome Flat Wound Steel on a Rope Core

Also Available:

  • 7785-C – High C
  • 7786-C  – Low C String
  • 7786-CX – Low C Extension String.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

2000L GOLDENTONE DOUBLE BASS SET

First introduced in the 1940s, this type of string was especially popular for orchestral and big band music. Both the G and D strings are constructed of a smooth finished Tynex ® nylon wrap on a gut core. The lower basses have a chrome steel flat wound wrap on a steel rope core.

  • G-2001L – Nylon Wound on Gut
  • D-2002L – Nylon Wound on Gut
  • A-2003L – Chrome Steel Wound on a Rope Core
  • E-2004L – Chrome Steel Wound on a Rope Core.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

980 GUT WOUND DOUBLE BASS SET

Standard 980 Gut & Gut Wound Set:

  • G-75  – Plain Gut
  • D-76  – Plain Gut
  • A-180 – Silver-Plated Wound on Gut
  • E-181 – Silver-Plated Wound on Gut

Other Singles Available Upon Request:

  • A-77  – Plain Gut
  • C-78  – High C – Plain Gut
  • C-182 – Low C – Silver-Plated Wound on Gut
  • C-183 – Low C – Silver-Plated Wound on Gut
  • C-184 – Low C – Silver-Plated Wound on Gut, Extended Scale.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

RC610 ELITE CHROME ROPE CORE DOUBLE BASS SET

Superior sets for a budget price, these chrome steel flat wound strings are fine for both arco and pizzicato playing.

  • G-R11 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • D-R12 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • A-R13 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core
  • E-R14 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Rope Core.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

610 ELITE CHROME STEEL CORE DOUBLE BASS SET

Superior sets for a budget price, these chrome steel flat wound strings are fine for both arco and pizzicato playing.

  • G-611 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Full Steel Core
  • D-612 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Full Steel Core
  • A-613 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Full Steel Core
  • E-614 – Chrome Steel Flat Wound on a Full Steel Core.

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0760M DEEP TALKIN’ BASS, 1954 STAINLESS STEEL FLAT WOUND

1006 SUPERNIL DOUBLE BASS SET

One of the best-selling sets since their introduction in 1962, Supernils are the strings for “slap“ style used in Rock, Rock- a-billy, Bluegrass or Country & Western Swing. These strings have a very flexible feel and produce a great sound.

  • G-1003 – Nylon Monofilament Wound on Nylon Multi-Filament Core
  • D-1004 – Nylon Monofilament Wound on Nylon Multi-Filament Core
  • A-623 – Silver-Plated Copper Wound on Nylon Multi-Filament Core
  • E-624 – Silver-Plated Copper Wound on Nylon Multi-Filament Core

Also Available Upon Request:

  • A-1005 – Nylon Wound on Nylon
  • C-1011 – High C – Solid Nylon.