New Metro Series Instruments from Sadowsky
June 28, 2004
Roger Sadowsky, the New York City-based luthier, is introducing the Metro Series of hand-crafted basses.
Incorporating the same designs, tone woods, hum-cancelling pickups, preamps, and bridges as the Sadowsky NYC instruments, the more affordable new Metro Series basses are crafter by the expert Sadowsky Tokyo staff under the leadership of Yoshi Kikuchi, Director & Senior Builder.
Metro Series basses come in two basic styles, Vintage and Modern, configurations: Alder body and Rosewood fingerboard ; and Ash body and Maple fingerboard. All of these are available in four and five string versions, and the Modern Series also offers 24-fret versions.
Everything on the Metro basses in the same as the NYC basses. The only differences are that the Sadowsky NYC models have graphite bars in the neck, chambered bodies for light weight, and many options including figured woods, while the Metro series does not
For more information, visit their web site at www.sadowsky.com