Warwick Releases the Teambuilt Sklar Bass I and RockBass Sklar Bass I

One of the most esteemed session bassists ever gets a pair of new signature models.

Markneukirchen, Germany (April 8, 2019) -- Lee Sklar (Leland Sklar) is one of the most sought-after American session musicians and has been a Warwick-Endorser for some time. The final version of his Warwick Custom Shop Masterbuilt Sklar Bass I was presented at NAMM Show 2017 in Los Angeles. This unmistakable model is based on the Star Bass II Doublecut, and features some special details that Lee Sklar has chosen for his signature model.

Warwick Artist Series Teambuilt Sklar Bass I

The magnificent Warwick Masterbuilt Sklar Bass I Signature will also be available from 2019 as an Artist Series Teambuilt 4 string model, optionally in vintage sunburst transparent high polish or burgundy blackburst transparent high polish finish.

The body of the Sklar Bass I Artist Series Teambuilt consists of mahogany with AAA flamed maple top and carved body shape, the set neck is made of maple with ekanga veneer stripes. The tigerstripe ebony fingerboard is equipped with 21 frets and illuminated side dots, the electronics consists of two active MEC vintage single coils as well as an active MEC 2-way electronics with controls for volume, balance, treble and bass. Incl. Warwick Pro Series user kit, RockBag Starline gigbag and certificate of authenticity.

Available from June.

RockBass Artist Series Sklar Bass I

Under the RockBass label there will also appear a Sklar Bass I in the Artist Line this year. The body of this unique instrument consists of mahogany with AAA Flamed Maple top and Carved Body Shape, the set neck consists of maple. The tigerstripe ebony fingerboard is equipped with 21 frets, the electronics offers two passive MEC vintage single coil pickups, an active RockBass 2-way electronics and controls for volume, balance, treble & bass.

Other features include chrome hardware, a two-piece Warwick bridge and Warwick security locks. Comes with a RockBag Deluxe Line gigbag.

Available from June.

For international pricing, please contact your local distributor or dealer.

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