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JD Hill Music Shop

SOLID BODY, HOLLOW BODY, or TRADITIONAL? Which upright bass are you?   Our entire line of double basses is available at JD Hill Music shop. Don’t miss the opportunity to try them all: http://www.jdhillmusic.com

Valentin Korniyenko (Live)

Festival of alternative, experimental and unformatted music. Great two videos with bass player Valentin Korniyenko. He definitely enjoys playing his babyEGO bass in a sitting position.   And some bowing too:

NEW!! A tunable tailpiece

We are very excited to announce our very new tailpiece with afterlength tuning system (patent pending). We mounted it on a traditional double bass. It is so satisfying! Our tailpiece allows you to tune the section from the bridge to the tailpiece of each string: it’s a great system to remove wolf tones, improve tone, […]


We created a new page with our demo instruments currently on offer. We now have a babyEGO bass at a super discounted price, 2,450 euros + VAT with free shipping in Europe. It is in excellent conditions and features a very nice dual preamp. It is worthy to check it out and share the news with anyone […]

Gary Karr and Jack Hill meet in Nevada

In the next weeks we are going to release several clips of bassist Gary Karr. In these clips he talks about double basses with Jack Hill, ALTER EGO’s partner luthier in the USA. Gary also plays his newly acquired ALTER EGO traditional double bass with removable neck. Jack Hill and Valentina Nardo, principal of ALTER EGO USA, met […]

Marco Panascia in Japan: Island Jazz Tour 2014

We are happy to share this information: Hironobu Saito and his group will be touring in Japan, July 23-August 4. Marco Panascia will be playing his wonderful Alter Ego BASSO, so stay tuned! Download here the schedule: Island Jazz Tour 2014 You can follow Marco Panascia on his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/marcopanasciamusic

BASS2014 (Amsterdam)

August 25-29, 2014 BASS 2014, in Amsterdam-Almere (NL) http://bass2014.eu organized by the European Society of Bassists We partnered with Sergio Scaramelli to exhibit at the bass festival in Almere at the end of the summer. It is expected to be a huge bass event that many players are planning to attend. Will you come? We’ll have our […]

JazzIt Fest #2, Italian Jazz Expo

Italian Jazz Expo – We’ll be at the JazzIt Fest #2 in Terni (Umbria), Italy. June 27-29, 2014 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jazzit-Fest/368543969924871 We look forward to meeting with all the artists, Antonio Vanni, and Dave Schroeder. Do you want to try out an ALTER EGO instrument? CONTACT US HERE.