Amatista Basses, is the name under which, Horacio Etcheverry, crafts his taylor-made electric upright basses.
Amatista’s workshop, is at the foot of Sierra de los Comechingones, in Los Hornillos, a small town from Córdoba, Argentina.
Horacio Etcheverry — Argentine Luthiers Association Member.
In the year 1986 he was initiated in the luthiers art, while crafting he’s first electric bass, later, he investigated, with many bassists, the issues and complications involved on live-performance sound and instrument transfers.
Since year 2000, he devoted to electric upright basses (EUB) crafting and research.
In the present, Amatista Basses EUB’s can be found in diverse Jazz, Tango, Salsa, Rock, Flamenco y World Music formations, from cities like Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Atenas, Ushuaia, Santiago de Chile, Sydney, La Rioja, Madrid, Barcelona and París, among other.