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Brubaker Guitars Introduces JXB-Standard Bass with Interchangeable Preamp System
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Brubaker Guitars Introduces JXB-Standard Bass with Interchangeable Preamp System

Brubaker Guitars has unveiled the JXB-Standard, which is a production model of their custom JXB. The bass comes in two combinations: ash body with a maple fingerboard or alder body with a pau ferro fingerboard.

Ken Smith USA Basses to be Produced by Brubaker Guitars
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Ken Smith USA Basses to be Produced by Brubaker Guitars

Ken Smith Basses has announced that their USA line of basses will now be built by luthier Kevin Brubaker of Brubaker Guitars. Smith notes that 2019 marks the company’s 40th anniversary and a new era for the company.

Brubaker Guitars Announces Rodney “Skeet” Curtis Signature Bass
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Brubaker Guitars Announces Rodney “Skeet” Curtis Signature Bass

Parliament Funkadelic and Maceo Parker bassist Rodney “Skeet” Curtis has teamed up with Brubaker Guitars to create the a signature bass called the JXB-Extreme II Skeet Model. The bass, which was developed over two years, is based on the company’s JXB series and comes in four-, five-, and six-string versions. It features a buckeye burl maple theme for the body’s...

Bass of the Week: Brubaker Brute MJX Series
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Brubaker Brute MJX Series

This week we check out the Brubaker Brute MJX series. A production version of luthier Kevin Brubaker’s design, the MJX hints at classic basses with a modern take. The Brute MJX series is available in 4- and 5-string versions. Each bass is built with an alder body, maple neck, and maple fretboard with 22 frets. They sport an MM/J pickup...

Custom Shop: Brubaker Guitars
Custom Shop

Custom Shop: Brubaker Guitars

For Kevin Brubaker, an aesthetic mod led to a lifetime of luthiery. Coupling his need to tweak his bass with his background in woodworking, he soon started building his own basses. Since his start nearly 30 years ago, Brubaker has created over a thousand custom instruments. Brubaker Guitars often feature distinctive book-matched tops with exotic woods and extraordinary finishes that...