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J Ferro Basses Launches Kilian Duarte KD-5ES Signature Bass

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J Ferro Basses Launches Kilian Duarte KD-5ES Signature Bass


Kilian Duarte KD-5ES Signature Bass Now Available

NEW for 2017 The Kilian Duarte KD-5ES features a long-lasting mahogany body with a contrasting solid flame top shaped to perfection and accented with a sleek maple fingerboard with black pearl inlays and a natural gloss finish, this bass offers neck through construction with a 24 fret, thin U-shaped contour in 5-piece maple/mahogany and a double action truss rod along with custom hand wound FP13-5 pickups and FTM-3 active 3 band EQ for a bass that’s made to be both seen and heard. It’s Your World… Play It!™

Kilian Duarte is a professional bassist based in New England. A Berklee College graduate, Kilian is the bassist for tour progressive Rock acts Felix Martin and Scale the Summit. He is also an active session and theater pit bassist as well as a senior contributor to Bass Musician Magazine.

J Ferro basses helped provide me with a tour worthy instruments for the working professional. My signature model is an instrument you can utilize in your arsenal regardless of genre. It is a true workhorse with the utmost in quality and craftsmanship” – Kilian Duarte 2017



  • Construction: Neck Through
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Solid Flame
  • Neck: Thin U Contour (1st fret – 21mm, 12th fret – 23mm) 5-Piece Maple/Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Maple with Black Pearl inlays
  • Finish: Natural Gloss
  • Nut Type: Graphite
  • Frets: 24
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Truss Rod: Double Action
  • Tuners: J Ferro JFT-32 3×2 Tuners
  • Neck Pickup: J Ferro FJ24-5N featuring an Alnico 5 Magnet/ Formvar Wire
  • Bridge Pickup: J Ferro FM24-5 pickup featuring an Alnico 5 Magnet/ Formvar Wire
  • Electronics: J Ferro FTM-3, Active 3 Band EQ
  • Electronics Layout: Vol/Bal w/a FTM-3, 3 Band EQ
  • Gig Bag Model: JFB-100
  • Gig Bag Included: YES


  • Fingerboard Radius: 15.75” (400mm)
  • Scale Length: 35″
  • Nut Width: 1.77” (45mm)
  • Bridge: JB-15. 17mm String Spacing, String Through Bridge Feature

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Visit Kilian online at and follow him on IG @kilianduartebass

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