- About Us
Nick Lloyd – Cincinnati, OH 2014
Born in central Iowa, Nick Lloyd first met the double-bass when he was only eight years old. In 1993, Nick moved to Boston, MA, where he studied the bass at the Longy School of Music. As his interest in the bass evolved, Nick became increasingly curious about its inner workings and construction. In 1995, he set out to realize his dream, beginning studies with Boston luthier and bassist John Styklunas. Nick’s other mentors include Michael Shank, Paul Hart, and Daniel Hachez, each of whom has helped him acquire the skills necessary to make professional-quality basses. Nick’s basses have received many awards for both tone and workmanship, and in 2007 he was distinguished as “Friend of the Bass” by the International Society of Bassists for his organization of the Katrina Basses project. PHOTO: Exclusively using aged walnut for the back and ribs, Nick’s basses are designed with ergonomics and playability as top priorities, which this model exemplifies. Tonally, it is powerful, notably clear, and resonant, with a quick response that projects well. It is ideal for solo, jazz, and orchestral playing and is fitted with a Robertson & Sons custom chromatic low C-extension.
Contact us for more information
Robertson & Sons is proud to be able to offer one of the largest and most diverse collections of bowed stringed instruments in North America.
Famous for our non-invasive and artistic restorations, many of today's leading professionals trust only our experienced luthiers when it comes to the care of their precious instruments and bows.
Robertson's has developed a national reputation for supplying the highest quality rental outfits on the market. All rental instruments are set up and adjusted by our in-house luthiers to professional performance specifications.