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The Bass Art Company

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Fully dedicated to design and
construction of fine basses of any kind, JERZY Woods Every Jerzy Drozd bass story begins right here.
DROZD BASSES - The Bass Art Company is a team All wood species we use on our projects are carefully
selected and combined in order to achieve the best sound,
of four bass enthusiasts who have centered their stability, and look. Wood, as no other material used in bass
passion toward building these inspiring building, must be treated with special care. All wood pieces
are carefully stored and kiln dried before we employ
instruments. them in our bass creations.

Our approach to bass building is very simple:


For us it is a science, meaning high precision,
Wood Extrawaganza
Since our most demanding
hi-tech components. Also it´s fine artisan customers always ask us for the very best grade special woods
for body tops, we always were serious in delivering the best
work, meaning special attention to every possible grade woods for these special projects. Now you
have the great opportunity to choose your "dream" woods
detail, and finally it is an Art. for yourself. Our Wood Extravaganza service brings
you these "Black Label" grade woods for body tops just
We are specialists in all types of bass for your fingertips. Choose that special amazing figured wood
guitars, from standard four string to ten for the body top of your next Jerzy Drozd bass.
For more info please visit:
string monstrosities, including double http://www.jerzydrozdbasses.com/woodextravaganza.htm

necks, passive or active electronics,


and infinite varieties of woods and Inlay works The inlay work is probably less important in order to
achieve the best sounding and performing bass; however, this part
finishes.
of ìBass Artî building can bring that special touch to your very
special custom instrument. You can choose from the different
You set your own limits! designs we offer on this page, and we also do custom inlays.
Just bring your handmade drawing, photo, or full design
in CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, or any .3ds, .dxf, or .iges
format and we will do it for you.

Pickups & Electronics Our propietary JeDXS


single coil split and JeDXD double coil pickups are used on
entire line of our basses. Powered by the latest generation
Jerzy Drozd of Neodimium magnets brings powerful
gain with a wide dynamic range
inside of a hum-free, compact
design.
To power our instruments we use
Aguilar OBP-3 onboard preamps. Our
new JeDXS pickups were specially
designed and tuned to get the maximum
performance from these fine these fine
electronics.

OBSESSION™ Legend X fretless lefthand custom made


for Yves Carbonne (check www.yvescarbonne,com)
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OBSESSION™ Prodigy L.E.
Seven piece through-body
wenge/bubinga and maple neck,
three piece bubinga/wenge body with
OBSESSION™ Legend
burl black poplar top, 24-fret ebony
Hollowbody type construction,
fingerboard
three piece bolt-on maple neck,
pickups, active 3 way Aguilar OBP-
etimoe body with maple top, 36-
Barcelona™ 3 electronics, two truss rod for fret or fretless ebony fingerboard,
Five piece through-body maple maximum adjustment capabilities, one Jerzy Drozd JeDXD type
neck, spanish cedar hollowbody three graphite bars for extra pickups, active 3 way Aguilar

body with sitka spruce top, 24- reinforcement, "Quo Vadis" custom OBP-3 electronics, one truss rod,

fret ebony flat fingerboard (no inlay, RMC piezo on Jerzy Drozd two piece ( bridge & tailpiece )

bridge, fiber-optic side dots, bridge, gold plated hardware,


radius), custom Jerzy Drozd
wooden cover back plate, polyurethane finish, lightweigh
pickups, passive electronics, one
foam case included.
truss rod, custom wooden two piece ( bridge & tailpiece )

bridge, chrome plated hardware, bridge, gold hardware,

polyurethane finish, custom polyurethane finish, lightweigh

case included. foam case included.

photo:
Legend VI with optional
“Unity” inlay and abalone
purfling.

Barcelona™ bass with optional “Ray of Light” inlay.

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OBSESSION™ Signature
Thirteen piece through-body
flamed maple/purple heart neck, OBSESSION™ Basic
spalted maple top rosewood body Three piece bolt-on maple neck,

with burl walnut for body core,


OBSESSION™ Sequel etimoe body, 24-fret maple
Hollowbody type construction, fingerboard, two Jerzy Drozd
24-fret ebony fingerboard, two
three piece bolt-on maple neck, JeDXS type pickups, active 3 way
Jerzy Drozd JeDXD type pickups,
etimoe body with maple top, 24- Aguilar OBP-3 electronics, two
active 3 way Aguilar OBP-3
fret ebony fingerboard, two Jerzy piece ( bridge &
electronics, two truss rod for
Drozd JeDXS type pickups, active tailpiece ) bridge,
maximum adjustment
3 way Aguilar OBP-3 electronics, chrome hardware
capabilities, three graphite bars
one truss rod, two piece ( bridge polyurethane finish,
for reinforcement, wooden cover
& tailpiece ) bridge, chrome lightweigh foam
back plate, two piece ( bridge &
plated hardware, polyurethane case included.
tailpiece ) bridge, gold hardware,
finish, lightweigh foam case
polyurethane finish, lightweigh
included.
foam case included.

OBSESSION™ Excellency
Three piece bolt-on maple neck, etimoe
body with zebrawood top, 24-fret ebony
fingerboard, two Jerzy Drozd JeDXS type
photo: pickups, active 3 way Aguilar OBP-3
Sequel VI with optional
wild flamed maple top and electronics, two piece ( bridge & tailpiece )
“Sequel” inlay
bridge, black hardware, polyurethane finish, lightweigh foam
case included.

OBSESSION™ Mastery
Five piece through-body maple/wenge neck, etimoe
body with bird's eye maple top, 24-fret ebony fingerboard
, two Jerzy Drozd JeDXS type pickups, active 3 way
Aguilar OBP-3 electronics, two graphite bars for neck reinforcement, two piece (
bridge & tailpiece ) bridge, black hardware, polyurethane finish, lightweigh foam case
included.
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Signature V with optional
“Nature” inlay

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Our Bass Art would be useless without the great support of our Bass Artists.
Their contribution to our bass creations is impressive, and their music is the
best gift to us.

More great Players:


Alain Peréz- Paco de Lucia

Carles Benavent
Paco de Lucia, Miles Davis,
Gil Goldstein, Chic Corea
“Touchstone” band

Francisco Javier Lopez

ss
Chico Castillo among others

nd X ba
ege
Marcos Miranda

dL
Canal+ TV show, Pal Kelphor,

an
DJ+Bass live shows

th
lef
f r et l e s s
Piotr Zaczek

t om
Studio Artist, also with Czarek Konrad,

Cus
Edyta Geppert, Edyta Górniak, Ewa Bem,
,Funk De Nite, Justyna Steczkowska, Kaja
Paschalska Natalia Kukulska, Kostek

w i t h His
Yoriadis, Poluzjanci among others.

Janne Pettersson Yves Carbonne


George Michael. Mick Hucknall (Simple Red) Bass Trio with Michael ne
on
Manring and Dominique rb
Michael Ruff, Jerry Donahue Ca
Di Piazza.
Yves
Studio Artist
General Specifications
Model Basic™ Excellency™ Mastery™ Signature™ Sequel™ Legend™ Prodigy L.E.™ Barcelona™
Scale standard 35" (889mm) other scales like 865mm (34"); 32" and 915mm (36") also avalable. 34”

Neck Construction bolt-on bolt-on through body through body bolt-on bolt-on through body through body
maple,wenge runers flamed maple with wenge with maple and maple with wenge runers
Neck Type maple, three piece maple, three piece purpleheart bubinga and maple, three piece maple, three piece
five piece bubinga runers, seven piece five piece
wenge runers, thirteen piece
Stifness bars None None Two carbon fiber bars Three carbon fiber bars None Two carbon fiber bars Three carbon fiber bars None

Thrus rods One One One Two One One Two One

Frets 24(*) 24(*) 24(*) 24(*) 24(*) 36 24(*) 24

Fretboard radius 20” 20” 20” 20” 20” 20” 20” Flat
Nut/Fretboard Ebony/Maple Ebony/Ebony Ebony/Mple Ebony/Maple Ebony/Maple Ebony/Maple Ebony/Maple Ebony/ Ebony
Carved semihollow body, Carved semihollow body, Carved hollow body,
Body Solidbody, Etimoe wood Solidbody, Etimoe wood Solidbody, Etimoe wood Solidbody, Etimoe wood
Etimoe wood Etimoe wood
Solidbody, Etimoe wood
Spanish cedar wood
Body top No Zebrawood (**) Maple byrd´s Eye (**) Spalted maple (**) Maple (***) Maple (***) Black poplar burl wood Sitka spruce

Electronics OBP-1 from Aguilar OBP-1 from Aguilar OBP-1 from Aguilar OBP-3 from Aguilar OBP-1 from Aguilar OBP-1 from Aguilar OBP-1 from Aguilar none

Type active 2 band active 2 band active 2 band active 3 band active 3 band active 3 band active 3 band pasive

Vol., Blend, Vol., Blend, Vol., Blend, Vol., Blend, Vol., Blend, Vol., Blend Mag.& Piezo, Vol., Blend, Vol. Vol.,
Controls low & treble EQ low & treble EQ low & treble EQ low. mid & treble EQ low & treblelow treble low & treblelow treble low & treblelow treble pasive tone

Pickups Two JeD XS split single Two JeD XS split single Two JeD XS split single Two JeD XD double coil Two JeD XS split single One JeD XD double coil Two JeD XD double coil Bridge: JeD XS in
coil hum cancelled coil hum cancelled coil hum cancelled humbucker coil hum cancelled humbucker humbucker custom wooden cover
pickups pickups pickups hum cancelledpickups pickups hum cancelledpickup hum cancelledpickups Neck:custom hum
with wooden cover with wooden cover with wooden cover with wooden covers with wooden cover with wooden cover with wooden covers cancelled with wood cover

Hardware Chrome Black Black Gold Chrome Gold Gold Chrome

Bridge Jerzy Drozd Jerzy Drozd Jerzy Drozd Jerzy Drozd Jerzy Drozd Jerzy Drozd piezo RMC Jerzy Drozd piezo RMC
bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece bridge & tailpiece Custom Jerzy Drozd
brass machined brass machined brass machined brass machined brass machined brass machined brass machined bridge & tailpiece
fully adjustable fully adjustable fully adjustable fully adjustable fully adjustable fully adjustable fully adjustable
wooden knobs wooden knobs wooden knobs wooden knobs wooden knobs wooden knobs wooden knobs
Knobs wooden knobs

Machine heads Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Gotoh GB-70 Hipshot HB6Y 3/8''

Finish Satin, poliurethane Satin, poliurethane Satin, poliurethane High gloss polyester Satin, poliurethane Satin, poliurethane Satin, poliurethane Satin, poliurethane

Case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case lightweight foam case custom flight case

Other specifications mid freq. switch single, double Fiber optic side dots
400Hz / 800Hz pickup mini switch “Quo Vadis” Inlay
and bypass switch

Neck & Bridge dimensions


24th fret string to string spacing total string spacing min /max. adjustable
Version Nut width @ bridge @ bridge string spacing @ bridge
4 string 44mm (1,73”) 6 3mm (2,48”) 20mm 60mm 17.87mm/19,5mm
5 string 48mm (1,89”) 76mm (2,99”) 18,5mm 74mm 17.87mm/19,5mm

6 string 54mm (2,1”) 92 mm (3,62”) 18,5mm 92,5mm 17.9mm/19,3mm


7 string 60mm (2,36”) 100mm (3,93”) 17mm 102mm 16,5mm/17,5mm

(*) Available also in 28 and 36 fret versions. (**) Visit www.jerzydrozdbasses.com/bassextravaganza.htm web page for more custom tops. (***) Visit www.jerzydrozdbasses.com/bassextravaganza.htm web page. Only selected woods are suitable for this bass.
All specifications subject to change without notice.

available at:

Design & photos © Jurek Barcelona SPAIN 2006


Jerzy Drozd Basses c/Bruselas, 20 Tda. 08041 Barcelona SPAIN
Phone/Fax: +34 93 450 4900
Email : info@jerzydrozdbassesdasses.com
For more information about our creations please
visit our website: htpp://www.jerzydrozdbasses.com
All right Reserved. The policy of JERZY DROZD BASSES is one continual development and improvement
therefore the right is reserved to alter specifications included in this brochure without prior notice.
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