y a ground breaking short scale bass that produces the same pitches as a standard bass instrument and is tuned in traditional bass tuning, E-A-D-G. It is strung with proprietary strings that incorporate a great bass feel with balanced tension. It is a true pleasure to play, and the tone that these instruments produce is amazing. Plug one in and find out why a growing number of pros are adding the U-bass to their arsenal. Kala U-Bass gig bag included.