The preferred bass of Victor Wooten and used regularly by Marcus Miller, Oteil Burbridge, and Tim Bogert, the Monarch is carefully engineered for perfect balance and maximum comfort. This was our first and remains our most popular model. Ideal for players who prefer a more compact instrument.
Our best-selling double cutaway custom made bass, the Emperor 4, 5 and 6 string basses are known for their ergonomic contouring and asymmetrical body design. Played by Marcus Miller, James Genus, Anthony Wellington, Joey Lauricella, Mike Pope, Kenny Davis, Tommy Shannon, and other notable bassists, this is one of our most versatile models.
Played by Tom Kennedy and available in 4, 5, and 6 string configurations, the Emperor II offers a variety of different options for scale length, frets, pickups, pickup covers, custom inlays and more. Create a single cutaway instrument that is uniquely yours!
One of our most versatile and popular styles, the Imperial Series can be made in all scale lengths and wood/pickup combinations. The very first Imperial was born as a result of collaboration with notable N.Y.C. session ace, Lincoln Schlieffer. Today, the Imperial Series is played by Lincoln Goines, Richard Bona, Anthony Wellington, and other renowned bassists.
Imperial II Series
The most recent addition to our line of single cutaway instruments, the Imperial II, is defined by its sleek sweeping curves and compact proportions. With options for a 2” thick body and single pickup with coil blending control, this model is available in 4, 5, and 6 string versions with your choice of Fodera or Seymour Duncan Dual Coil Humbuckers.
Designed in close consultation with our good friend and renowned bass player, Mike Pope, the Fodera Viceroy is intended to be the most tonally versatile Fodera electric bass guitar ever built. The Viceroy shape draws inspiration from our ever-popular Monarch and Emperor lines.