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1968 Kalamazoo KB bass

solid bodied electric bass

Kalamazoo KB main page | Kalamazoo KB sound clips

The Kalamazoo KB is another CMI-owned Gibson product to feature the famous Gibson EB bass humbucker - along with the Gibson EB0, EB1, EB2, EB3, Melody Maker bass, Epiphone Rivoli, and Newport. Have a listen to some of the clips below.

Tonally it is quite similar to many of these basses - the strength of the pickup has a tendancy to overwhelm the subtleties of body/neck wood and construction, but to a keen ear, it does lack some of the richness that set-neck all mahogany bass offer. Compare this bass to a 1966 Gibson EB0, played through the same amp with identical settings here

Vintage Guitar Soundclip:
1967 Kalamazoo KB bass
through a
1964 Ampeg B-15N

1967 Kalamazoo KB bass1964 Ampeg B-15N
Shure SM57 microphone, into an M-audio mobile pre USB interface.

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Neutral amp settings

Guitar: volume 10, tone 10. Amp: volume 3, treble 5, bass 5. Played fingerstyle at the neck.

Guitar: volume 10, tone 10. Amp: volume 3, treble 5, bass 5. Played fingerstyle at the bridge.

Guitar: volume 10, tone 0. Amp: volume 3, treble 5, bass 5. Played fingerstyle - the EB humbucker is so fat sounding anyway, that turning down the tone control doesn't change the tone as significantly as some other basses.

Guitar: volume 10, tone 10. Amp: volume 3, treble 5, bass 5. Even at low volume, you can get a nice crunch to the tone when you dig in with a pick.

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Vintage Kalamazoo basses for sale


US ebay listings

Gibson Melody Maker Bass 1968 ORIGINAL

Current price: $2200.00
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1960'S GIBSON KALAMAZOO KB-1 BASS MADE IN USA VINTAGE WHITE AGED RELIC (RARE)

Current price: $839.00
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Vintage Gibson Kalamazoo Bass 30 Guitar Tube Amplifier 2x10" Speakers Nice!!

Current price: $449.99
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1965 Kalamazoo Bass Amp 30 W/ flip out controls!

Current price: $339.95
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VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO U.S.A. GIBSON BASS NECK GOOD USED CONDITION

Current price: $200.00
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Time left: 22d 19h 4m
Kalamazoo 1965 Blue KB 1 Bass Body & Neck

Current price: $179.99
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Time left: 16d 1h 43m
VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO GIBSON BASS GUITAR BODY GOOD CONDITION (#007)

Current price: $145.00
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1960s Gibson EB0 EB1 EB2 EB3 BASS BRIDGE & Studs Les Paul Melody Maker VINTAGE

Current price: $129.00
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Time left: 17d 4h 4m
KALAMAZOO Bass 30 Primo Tube Set 6EU7 7591

Current price: $109.97
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Time left: 8d 23h 41m
KALAMAZOO Bass 50 Primo Tube Set 6EU7 EL34

Current price: $94.97
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70's 80's GIBSON GROVER Tuner BASS SIDE Les Paul Recording Kalamazoo The Paul

Current price: $19.99
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Vintage 60s Kalamazoo Electric Bass Orig Truss Rod Cover PROJECT Repair Part

Current price: $14.50
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Time left: 19d 2h 21m
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UK ebay listings

vintage Gibson EBO Bass made in the Kalamazoo factory in 1964.

Current price: £1545.00
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Time left: 28d 3h 3m
VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO U.S.A. GIBSON BASS NECK GOOD USED CONDITION

Current price: £138.07
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Time left: 22d 19h 4m
Kalamazoo 1965 Blue KB 1 Bass Body & Neck

Current price: £124.26
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Time left: 16d 1h 43m
VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO GIBSON BASS GUITAR BODY GOOD CONDITION (#007)

Current price: £100.10
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Time left: 22d 19h 7m
1960s Gibson EB0 EB1 EB2 EB3 BASS BRIDGE & Studs Les Paul Melody Maker VINTAGE

Current price: £89.06
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Time left: 17d 4h 4m
KALAMAZOO Bass 30 Primo Tube Set 6EU7 7591

Current price: £75.92
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Time left: 8d 23h 41m
KALAMAZOO Bass 50 Primo Tube Set 6EU7 EL34

Current price: £65.56
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Time left: 21d 12h 13m
Vintage 60s Kalamazoo Electric Bass Orig Truss Rod Cover PROJECT Repair Part

Current price: £10.01
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Time left: 19d 2h 21m
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German ebay listings

1969 KALAMAZOO SG BASS -- made in USA by GIBSON

Current price: €650.00
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Time left: 17d 19h 58m
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