The KCC 401 bass raises the bar on high-quality student basses. The fine European craftsmanship and well-aged material used in the creation of this bass is normally reserved for instruments at a much higher price. The KCC 401 bass is made with select spliced spruce tops, maple back and sides, and is fitted with an excellent German ebony fingerboard, saddle, tailpiece and nut. This is an outstanding instrument built for a great sound, easy playability, and longevity. This fine European bass will get beginning players off to an excellent start.