Another Winter NAMM is in the books, and as the dust clears from the chaos of the magnificent spectacle, we're recapping some of the sights and sounds from the Anaheim Convention Center. Instrument builders, musicians, media, and spectators gathered from all of the world to find out what's coming next in the world of music, and more particularly for us, the world of bass. So here are some of those things that we spotted at NAMM 2020.
A Fender Pink Paisley ‘60s Jazz Bass relic.
A Sadowsky NYC Custom Shop Will Lee Bass.
The new G&L Guitars short scale Fallout Basses.
An F Bass BN5 Fretless Bass.
A Sandberg California TT Limited Edition Bass
The new Reverend Mike Watt Wattplower Mark 2 Bass.
Stu Brooks (Dub Trio) and Derek Frank (Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain) laying it down at Aguilar.
Andrew Gouche showing off his new MTD Lakers Signature Bass.
An Olinto P-Bass with a marblewood fingerboard.
The Ibanez EHB 1505 Headless Bass.
Tanya O’Callaghan scoping the new Sadowsky Basses.
A Fender American Ultra Precision in Mocha Burst.
The new Markbass Kilimanjaro series of Basses.
Hadrien Feraud showing off his new Mayones Signature model.
The newest creation from D. Larkin Basses.
MTD’s new Bubby Lewis H35D6 Signature Bass.
A Mayones Jabba Mala 4 Bass.
Aguilar’s Limited Edition Custom Amp color for 2020
A Rickenbacker Bass with a sleek finish.
Tal Wilkenfeld getting ready to rock Bass Bash 2020.
Hadrien Feraud and Marcus Miller bringing it at Markbass.
A one-of-a-kind Fender Prestige Atomic Bass with a hand-painted finish.
A Sterling by Music Man Stingray HH.
A Warwick Masterbuilt CS Streamer LX.
A Stonefield M Series 4-string.
A Squier Jazz Bass in Daphne Blue.
The new Markbass line of basses.
Eva Gardner, Bob Glaub, Sean Hurley, and Darryl Jones doing the Ampeg roundtable.
A pair of Marleaux Contra Basses.
The beautiful Nordstrand Audio Acinonyx Bass.
L.e.H. Basses and Genzler Amps are a match made in bass heaven.
The new models of Ibanez’s BTB Basses.
A Mas Hino Custom 5-string.
A Lakland Skyline 44-64GZ Bass.
Photos don’t do justice to this Carbonetti Handmade Bass.
A Music Man Stingray HH Special.
The Fender Tony Franklin Signature Fretless Bass.
The G&L Guitars Matador Bass is superb.
Eva Gardner with a Mocha Burst Fender Bass.
A Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass.
A Dingwall Z3X 5-string Bass.
A powerful and lightweight new offering from Sandberg Guitars.
An Olinto P-Bass that plays as beautifully as it looks.
A Hilton Guitars 4-string with an ebony top and fretboard.
The new Ashdown Precision Bass.
A Serek Lincoln Bass in Shell Pink.
A Sadowsky MetroExpress J-Bass.
A Fender 1955 Precision Bass Relic.
A Fender ‘68 Telecaster Relic Bass.
A beautiful Soame Custom Guitars P-Bass.
Scott Reeder with a Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass.
An F Bass AC5-Classic with a century old water-cured redwood top.
A Hilton Guitars 6-string 32” Bass.
Lots of low end happening at Elrick Bass Guitars.
The Strandberg Boden Bass 5-string.
Bonnie Buitrago of Nashville Pussy showing off a Warwick.
Uriah Duffy with his trusty Lakland bass.
The debut of the new Modern Vintage line of basses.
A gorgeous G&L Guitars L-2500 with a custom paint job.
Monoxelos of Ampeg, Darryl Jones of the Rolling Stones, Eva Gardner (Pink, Gwen Stefani, Cher), Bob Glaub, and Sean Hurley.
Bass Magazine Senior Editor Chris Jisi with Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Roger Sadowsky, and Steve Bailey.
Bergantino's Forté HP head and new NXT cabinets.
A trio of Yamaha BB Basses.
MarKbass owner Marco De Virgiliis with Marcus Miller.
The brand new Ashdown basses.
A Hofner 500/1 bass.
You won't find any other amps colored as uniquely as Stonefield's. Trust us, we looked.