The Artisan A4 bass from Cort is designed and built for the working musician who requires excellent performance and rock-steady reliability gig after gig. It features a neck-thru-body construction of mahogany and maple/wenge, yielding superior tone, sustain and string vibration transfer. It's loaded with a pair of Bartolini MK-1 Soapbar pickups and MK-1 EQ which produce an organic tone with superb punch in the low-midrange and clear and precise highs. Hardware includes Hipshot bridge and tuners. The Artisan A4 has an attractive open pore natural finish.