Mohammed Waseem Studio electric sitar with gourd
Kharaj pancham (Ravi Shankar) style
From one of the
premier instrument makers in Miraj, Waseem is by far
the best carver and designer in India.
wood, gourd sided tumba. natural fittings. Finish is
shellac with matte finish and very thin
providing a nice sound and scratch resistance. Has
an upgraded piezo pickup mounted internally with a
decent sound and jack. This is a one-off design he
thought of doing similar to what Hiren Roy used to
resonant and responsive with 1/2 open (round) jawari.
The gourd sides allow for extra depth for the tumba
providing a nice acoustic tone and volume. Waseems
bodies are easy to handle and not too heavy. Secondary and final
fitting done here at the edge of the world by yours
Waseem for a very long time and happy to now be
offering his instruments. We visit yearly and are in
constant touch, the instruments are a nice
combination of both of our skills together!
instruments are each unique so there are no carbon
copies although a nearly exact model can be ordered
Air shipped (always) and fiberglass
included, shipping will vary depending on your
or call for more information and to order
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