Parizad Hatcher


In order to produce the perfect instrument, the Luthier must be skilled in many disciplines. A background in musical performance, training in both math and science of sound and its creation, knowledge and experience in woodworking (both technical and aesthetic), study with a well-known, experienced luthier, and of course experience as a bass player to access playability and ergonomic issues would all be highly desirable.   Each PHD Bass is crafted from one of our original designs, representing an artistic blend of refined ergonomics, effortless playability and impeccable tone.

“My first thought when I plugged my bass into your amp was, “This is how I want my basses to be heard.”

“What I look for in an amp is a transparent signal with a low noise floor and a pragmatic, utilitarian preamp that works intuitively. I don’t want to read a book to learn how to use an amp. And I don’t want to spend my time with a customer explaining an amp to them. I want them to hear my bass without a lot of coloring from the amp and then be able to make minor adjustments with the preamp to get the frequency spectrum dialed in.”

Parizad has the NV412 speaker and the forté bass head.

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