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  • Pedulla Announces Mark Egan Signature Model Limited Anniversary Edition

    Pedulla Announces Mark Egan Signature Model Limited Anniversary Edition

    Pedulla is continuing their 40th anniversary celebration with a reissue of fusion bassist Mark Egan’s Signature model. The Pedulla Mark Egan Signature Model Anniversary Edition is a five-string bass retains the features of the original bass with modern features that weren’t available when it was first released. The bass has a 19mm string spacing and... »

  • Pedulla Guitars Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Limited Edition Basses

    Pedulla Guitars Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Limited Edition Basses

    Forty years in business is quite an accomplishment, and Pedulla Guitars is celebrating that very milestone with a limited edition collection of basses. Michael Pedulla, who started the company in 1975, has made one limited edition 40th Anniversary version of each of his bass models including the MVP, the Pentabuzz, the Rapture, the Nuance, and... »

  • Pedulla Announces Rapture NPG Bass

    Pedulla Announces Rapture NPG Bass

    M.V. Pedulla Guitars has introduced the Rapture NPG, a take on their Rapture model that omits the pick guard to reveal more of the body’s figure. The new bass is described as a full featured version of their “modern vintage” model and comes in single soapbar, J/J, or P/J pickup configurations. A low mid boost/cut... »

  • Bass of the Week: Pedulla MVP/Buzz

    Bass of the Week: Pedulla MVP/Buzz

    Fretted and fretless models respectively, the Pedulla MVP and Buzz are the flagship basses based on the design that first brought luthier Michael Pedulla to prominence. The unique body shape and fresh approach to ergonomics set them apart from standard designs. The bass starts with a three-piece laminated maple neck that’s reinforced with a double-acting... »

  • Custom Shop: An Interview with Michael Pedulla

    Custom Shop: An Interview with Michael Pedulla

    Passion trumps all. That’s what master luthier Michael Pedulla learned after building his business to greater and greater heights. Starting as a one man shop in 1975, Pedulla reached a pinnacle in production during the mid-1990’s, putting out close to 750 basses each year. Michael was forced to work more on running the company than... »

  • Gear Watch: Pedulla finger ramp option

    Pedulla basses now have a finger ramp option available on their fretted and fretless basses. The ramp fits snugly between the pickups and provides a consistent body-to-string vertical distance for players who prefer the contact to anchor and gauge their finger-style stroke. The edge of the ramp is parallel to the strings and provides a... »

  • Jeff Schmidt: Solo Piccolo Fretless Bass

    Jeff Schmidt: Solo Piccolo Fretless Bass

    Here’s bassist Jeff Schmidt, performing on his Pedulla Pentabuzz fretless piccolo bass. This solo bass performance took place at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, CA. Preview and download Jeff’s CD, Outre: Amazon.com Widgets Outre is also available at CDBaby. »

  • Gear Watch: Pedulla Nuance Bass Guitar

    Pedulla has just announced a new line of bass guitar: the Pedulla Nuance. Like all Pedulla bass guitars, the Nuance line is also hand crafted in the USA by Michael Pedulla. This model was developed to respond the subtleties in a player’s technique and has been tested by bassists Tim Landers, Mark Egan, and David... »