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Alembic Essence 4 string Bass - Zebrawood

SKU K14849

Get the Alembic sound without the size and weight of the classic Alembic instruments. The Essence. The Essence bass is heir smallest body -  12 inches across.

The heart of the Essence's tone is the Alembic low-pass filter. With this one tone control, a wide range of sounds from deep to bright are available with a simple twist of one knob. Even a small amount of rotation can produce a big change in tone.

The Essence bass gives you all the essentials of Alembic: neck through body construction, Alembic pickups and active electronics, solid brass hardware, all crafted in Santa Rosa, California, USA, the only place that Alembics are born.


  • Zebrawood top
  • Long scale 34"
  • Mahogany neck 3 piece laminates with 2 maple pinstripes
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Comfort taper
  • Side LEDs red with amber @ 12th & 24th
  • Inline peghead
  • No fingerboard inlays
  • Alembic electronics volume, pan, filter, Q switch
  • Option Alembic solid brass hardware adjustable nut, bridge,
  • Alembic Half-Moon tailpiece
  • Gold Alembic Gotoh tuners
  • Gold Straplocks
  • Wood backplates
  • Hardshell Case