Spread and focus.
That’s what Trevor Davis thinks about as he makes his basses.
It’s all in the arching. That’s what makes an instrument sound great.
But Trevor didn’t just magically know this from the start.
His tale is one of persistence and grit.
Carving scrolls during the night shift at 7-Eleven. Dragging his half-made first double bass back and forth across country. Making violins during the day and sleeping on the floor by his workbench at night.
Winning a certificate of workmanship at the 2013 International Society of Bassists Convention.
Getting hired at a luthier at Robertson & Sons Violin Shop.
How did he get from the night shift at 7-Eleven to making award-winning basses and working at one of the world’s great instrument shops?
That’s what we dig into in this interview.
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