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Cort Announces the GB74 Gig Bass Guitar
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Cort Announces the GB74 Gig Bass Guitar

Cort has expanded its GB74 line of basses with the BG74 Gig Bass, which the company says offers “ultimate sonic versatility.” That’s due to its unique pickup configuration, which covers the three main types of bass pickups.

Cort Adds B4 Plus AS RM Bass to Artisan Series
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Cort Adds B4 Plus AS RM Bass to Artisan Series

Adding to their Artisan series of basses, Cort has unveiled the B4 Plus AS RM bass, a four-string that incorporates four tonal woods and three finishes: Open Pore Aqua Blue, Open Pore Trans Black, and Open Pore Burgundy Red.

Cort Guitars Introduces the Vintage-Styled GB54P Bass
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Cort Guitars Introduces the Vintage-Styled GB54P Bass

Cort’s GB Series has a new member: the GB54P bass. The bass pays tribute to the classic P-style bass with vintage features including an alder body, a 9.45” fingerboard radius, a 20-fret hard maple neck, and its pickup. “The GB54P’s vintage-style VTB-P pickup produces the timeless P-style bass sound that launched a musical revolution,” Cort states. “The resulting tone is...

Cort Guitars Now Shipping A5 Plus SCFF Bass
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Cort Guitars Now Shipping A5 Plus SCFF Bass

Cort Guitars has expanded their Artisan Bass Collection to include a fanned-fret design. The A5 Plus SCFF is a five-string bass that has a scale that spans from 34 inches on the G string to 35.5 inches on the B string. “This design modification and a corresponding single-string hardtail bridge improve tension and enhance the tonal response of each string,”...

Cort Introduces Artisan B6 Plus AS Six-String Bass
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Cort Introduces Artisan B6 Plus AS Six-String Bass

Cort’s Artisan Series has expanded with the introduction of the B6 Plus AS electric bass. The six-string, open-pore model features bolt-on construction and a “warm open sound with excellent sonic dispersion,” the company says. Cort builds the instrument with a swamp ash body and a five-piece neck made with panga panga and walnut. The fretboard is also panga panga, which...

Cort Guitars Unveils the GB75JH Bass Guitar
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Cort Guitars Unveils the GB75JH Bass Guitar

After introducing a JJ model earlier this year, Cort has once again added to their GB7 series with the GB75JH bass. The new bass takes a “proven body and bridge design” and adds a new pickup configuration – in this case a single coil pickup with a humbucker in the bridge position. “This model is equipped with two-band EQ with...

Cort Introduces the GB74JJ Bass
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Cort Introduces the GB74JJ Bass

Cort has expanded their GB7 series of guitars and basses with the GB74JJ, a jazz-style bass that they describe as integrating both modern and classic aspects. That blend is centered in its pair of VTB-ST pickups that are fitted into a swamp ash body. “Crafted with winding materials that maximize high and low frequencies, the refined design of these pickups...

Cort Introduces the Action DLX AS Bass Guitar
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Cort Introduces the Action DLX AS Bass Guitar

Cort has introduced the Action DLX AS bass guitar, which they describe as delivering “a deluxe sound and feel along with a simple, yet attractive aesthetic.” The bass expands upon the Cort Action DLX with a new active Markbass MB-1 preamp featuring a 3-band EQ, pickup blend, and master volume controls. A mini-switch allows for toggling between active and passive...

Cort Announces AB850F Acoustic Bass Guitar
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Cort Announces AB850F Acoustic Bass Guitar

Cort Guitars has expanded their bass lineup with the AB850F, an acoustic bass guitar featuring a full-size, jumbo body that the company says produces plenty of volume. The bass, which comes in natural and black finishes, is constructed with a dovetail neck joint and venetian cutaway for better access to the upper register. Its body back and sides are mahogany...

Cort Upgrades the B5 Plus AS Bass for 2016
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Cort Upgrades the B5 Plus AS Bass for 2016

Cort has updated their B5 Plus AS bass with a new set of electronics. The model, which is part of the Artisan Series, now comes with the Markbass MB-1 EQ to match its Bartolini MK-1 pickups. The bass’s preamp is described as providing a “very natural and transparent boost” that won’t color the instrument’s natural tone. “The crystal clarity and...