HSBS Family Tree
HSBS #11 "Elizabeth"
Elizabeth Model, dedicated to Elizabeth Wiegand. 5/8 model, 40" string length, mother of pearl fingerboard position inlays, low B extension, Ziricote UltraStealth with a Cocobolo cap. This bass won auditions for Rice University, Madison Chamber Orchestra and the Utah Symphony, Our 13 year old audition winner is for sale. Contact us if you're interested.
HSBS #10 "Anna"
McKail Model, dedicated to Anna. Owned by Brendan Kane formerly of the New York Metropolitan Opera, now Principal Bass of the Israel Philharmonic. Brendan coined the phrase "American Muscle" to describe the sound of HSBS basses. Brendan won his audition for the Vancouver Symphony and the Metropolitan Opera on this bass. This bass was played on the soundtrack to the remake of True Grit by the Coen Brothers.
HSBS #3 "Katherine"
Katherine Model, first flat back HSBS bass. Dedicated to Katherine Wood. Owned by Troy Rinker, New York. This bass was played on the last concert in Shea stadium with Billy Joel and can be heard on the soundtrack to the remake of True Grit by the Coen Brothers and the 2019 Joker movie.