Today we feature innovate French double bass luthier Patrick Charton. Patrick has been turning heads with models like his B21, C21, and Suit-Bass for many years, and it was great to chat with him about how he developed these unique models.
About Patrick Charton:
Patrick Charton’s new instruments have attracted the attention of many soloists and musicians from French and foreign orchestras. They have won many awards in various international competitions, including:
- Paris 1991 contrabass
- Portland 2004 contrabass
- Portland 2004 Cello
- Paris 2004 Cello
- Paris 2004 Alto
Quality Violin Making Certificates:
- Iowa City 2002
- Portland Quartet 2004 violin
Musicora innovation Prize:
- Paris 2003 Double bass B21
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