For a double bass that's beautifully-crafted from high-quality woods yet doesn't cost an arm and a leg, an intermediate model is definitely the way to go. In fact, some intermediate double basses can even be used in pro-level performance situations, and you'll find more than enough examples in this catalog. Stringed instrument manufacturers like Bellafina and Silver Creek put the same amount of dedication into their intermediate double basses as they do their professional ones, and they both have models available on this page.
Whether you're a member of a symphony orchestra, swinging jazz quartet or tough-rocking psychobilly unit, there's an intermediate double bass for you in this section. Speaking of psychobilly, check out the Silver Creek Rocker Upright Street Bass Outfit. A top seller, the double bass itself is a 3/4 size model with a midnight black finish and moonlight outline for killer stage presence. It has a solid maple neck, ebony fingerboard, maple adjustable bridge and it's equipped with Rotosound RS4000 strings. Along with a padded gig bag, this outfit is a perfect match for any rebel without a cause.
Now for all you double bassists who are looking for something more elegant, turn your attention to the Bellafina Musicale Series Bass Outfit. Available in 1/2, 1/4 and 3/4 sizes, the Musicale is setup in the USA and boasts a durable, laminated spruce top and maple sides. Strung with D'Addario Helicore Orchestral bass strings for a warm tone quality and amazing bow response, this double bass is extremely easy to play under the left hand. Together with a stylish case with backpack straps and a well-aged French Brazilwood octagonal bow, this outfit will have any intermediate double bassist one step closer to the big leagues.
You've committed yourself to the double bass this long - the time has now come to showcase your impressive talents with an instrument that was made with your skill level in mind. These intermediate double basses are just a taste of what awaits you in this selection, so go ahead and explore the rest of your options - no doubt, there's bound to be a double bass here that gets your heart racing.