ZETA’s ‘Stage’ Mandolin Hits the Road

For 4 decades ZETA instruments have brought advanced form and function to the world of electric analog/digital violins, violas, cellos and basses. Add to that now . . . a stunning new Acoustic and Acoustic/Electric offering to the mandolin world.

ZETA’s new ‘A’ Style mandolin, the ‘Stage’, brings to market the 1st of it’s kind . . . a fully acoustic mandolin featuring ZETA’s proprietary Strados™ bridge pickup technology. The result is noise free amplification of the true mandolin sound and tone, ie no boom box effect common in all other mandolin pickups. Presented in a traditional format in both look and feel, ZETA’s new bridge is intended to please even the purest die-hard traditionalist.  Combined with convenience of internal preamp, signal balancing and 1/4″ jack . . . ZETA’s acoustic/electric offering is a sure ‘Stage’ ready winner both plugged-in and unplugged.

Steve Carlson (current owner of ZETA Violins), well known for his Flatiron Mandolins (1980-1993), as well as his 7 years at Gibson resurrecting the Gibson mandolin line (1987-1993), is pleased to be back at it. Carlson, with over 10,000 mando builds already to his name. . . “I’m very happy to once again be building great mandolins in the Gallatin Valley of Montana, USA. ZETA’s pickups are world-class and I’ve been working to marry that technology to a great mandolin for sometime now. It’s been a bit of an effort to get it right, and of course that is ongoing and part of the mystique or appeal. Combine that effort and the technology available with the great staff we have and you have a pretty good formula for some awesome instruments.  Myself, Helen, Bob, Bruce, Justin, Don, Doug . . . that’s more than 145 years combined building experience . . . wow . . . let’s go!”

The ‘Stage’ by ZETA . . . no boom . . . just music

Available soon at these fine dealers:

Elderly Instruments . . . Lansing, MI . . . (517) 372-7880
Carter Vintage Guitars . . . Nashville, TN . . . (615) 915-1851
The Mandolin Store . . . Surprise, AZ . . . (623) 933-8319

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Acoustic and Acoustic-Electric Mandolin Details

Strados™ Mandolin Pickup System Details

Now . . . whether it’s the true tone clarity of the new Strados™ Mandolin pickup; the silky smooth tone of the Jazz Fusion; the edgy acoustic throat of the Strados™ Modern; or the full-bodied traditional voice of the EV Acoustic. Whatever you want . . . Zeta delivers! Professional quality instruments that enhance the artist’s performance, opening the door to unlimited creativity and musical self-expression.

Zeta’s three exclusive pickup systems deliver a wide range of analog tones for use in varying stylistic recording and performance applications.

Zeta violins are specifically designed for use by discerning musicians in a variety of musical genres. Stylistic and versatile, the Zeta sound delivers tone without compromise; for the local venue, recording studio, or concert stage. The ultimate in creative expression, ZETA Violins …the Player’s Choice.

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4 weeks ago
ZETA Violins

Our ZETA Signature Model is nearing completion. It's all about the details details details . . . Flamed Natural Double Edging all around, Matching Top/Back Figured Wood of Choice, Fine-Silver 'Heartbeat' Inlay, Flamed Imbus 'Slim' Neck w/Flame Capped Peghead, Trans-Burst Color of Choice, and 'Your Name' in Script.

This stunning Roasted Top, Roasted Back, Roasted Neck masterpiece will be on it's way to Fly Music in Romania soon. I'm loving this caramel flavored 'Buckskin' trans-burst finish. Officially my favorite.

A big heartfelt ZETA and personal 'Thank You' goes out to Nicolas Draps (Nico) for letting us use his original 'Heartbeat' inlay concept on our new signature model. His music is so inspiring and truly flows from his soul . . . like yours does.
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Thank you for this nice dedicace! Heartbeat for all! To make music better and deeper!

I want the Acoustic pro 5 but too expensive 😭 someday...

Уникален инструмент невероятен звук и тембър.... несравнимо!!!

I may need to add a 3rd Zeta to my arsenal!!! Gorgeous!

Va mulțumesc din suflet . Abia aștept sa o primesc și sa cant pe ea . 🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️

❤️Zeta craftsmanship

My ❤️❤️


Thank you ZETA Violins❤️❤️. 🙏🙏🙏

Зета това е инструментът..


Yeah baby!!


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2 months ago
ZETA Violins

January welcomed in the new year 2021 with a nice mix of our ZETA's heading out . . . with several stunning JLP5 Jazz Fusion's bound for Electric Violin Shop in Durham, NC. One JLP5 Imbus 'SLIM' Neck went to Temperance, MI . . . affectionately referred to as a 'Slimbus' in our shop. Another JLP5 Fusion 'SLIM' Neck version headed off to Popesti-Leordeni, Romania. It seems sales overseas are picking up and we hope this is a sign that performance venues opening a bit may be coming sooner rather than later.

A JV45 Legacy Black Fretted Fusion hit the road to Houston, TX USA while a JV44 Reissue Imbus Fusion Black was off to L.A., CA USA. EVS beefed up their inventory with a SV24 Legacy Black Modern, a SV24 Legacy White Modern, and a JV45 TransRed BlackEdge Burst Fusion.

ZETA . . . 2021 . . . Rollin' On . . .
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Top from the 90's until now ... thank you for your attention and patience !!! You created a jewel for me !!

I love my ZETA J L P it fits any style that I play from country to swing to jazz. I love it so much that I don't even keep up with what's out there new. Thanks ZETA!!!!!

Looks like ZETA is on a roll!

Hello, one question are all Zeta violins of the Jazz Fusion type?

ZETA best violin

Can u ship them to India

Me prestan 70mil pesitos? Jennifer Jacques Val JA Blue Cat xD 🤣

Price list pls

Great ZETA Violins

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3 months ago
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The last of our shipments for 2020 arrived safely at the Electric Violin Shop, Durham, NC USA. A pair of standard ZETA Acoustic Pro EV4 & EV5 (4 & 5 string models) . . . plus . . . our very 1st ZV Pro4!

ZETA's ZV Pro is our new high grade 'in-house' finished Acoustic Pro. The new ZV Pro is exciting to work on as we can now offer a wide variety of Trans-Color finishes in our Acoustic Pro offerings . . . as well as our own traditionally flavored Cremona of course. We call it 'Buckskin' . . . as it favors a rich brown to golden shading.

The 1st five pics below feature our ZV4 Pro with ZETA's traditional bridge and Cremona . . . or should I say . . . Cremona inspired 'Buckskin' finish. Check it out at the Electric Violin Shop . . . and . . . Enjoy!
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Just got the 5-string AE yesterday from that shipment, and I'm glad for that: really nice. It's a good idea for prospective 5-string violin buyers to compare the instrument they're considering to a Zeta 5-string. Since the nut width on a Zeta is a little less than other 5-string violins, (measured at 1.00" as opposed to 1 1/16 " or higher on others). Of course, that slight difference in nut width becomes a noticeable and important difference as the fingerboard and neck widen. As a result, Zeta's is easier to play, specifically to reach over to the C string. I compared it to a Bridge Golden Tasmin 5-string (AE), and it made all the difference in the world. Note that the string-to-string distance on Zetas' feels just fine, not feeling too close together there due to the narrower nut width, neck and fingerbaord. 👍

How Much?

Price? Pls

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Franco Cruz

Jihad Akl George Tannous George Hamad



OMG 😍🥰♥️


Very beautiful


Great zetaviolins! ZETA Violins

Beautiful instrument 👏👏👏

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4 months ago
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And while we we're sleeping . . . way down yonder at The Mandolin Store . . . James found an amplifier in the back room and was able to plug in ZETA's Stage A/E (acoustic/electric) model and give her a go. I'm thinkin' . . . Mighty Fine . . . Mighty Fine. Thanks for the demo James!

Check one out for yourself at The Mandolin Store, Goodlettsville, TN USA (623) 933-8319 . . . ask for Dennis.
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4 months ago
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ZETA's Stage A acoustic mando arrived safely and James Seliga, Mandolin Store product specialist, didn't waste any time taking her out for one heck of a test ride! Oh my . . . that there be some powerful test pickin'.

Check one out for yourself at The Mandolin Store, Goodlettsville, TN USA (623) 933-8319 . . . ask for Dennis
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4 months ago
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ZETA Christmas cheer continues to spread this week with shipments around the world. Shining bright like the nose of Rudolph . . . our signature Jean-Luc Ponty leads the way with a 2nd JLP5 arriving safely in Germany . . . and a JLP5 with Fusion Neck arriving in Switzerland.

Our Trans-Colors continue to twinkle their way into the hearts of many ZETA enthusiasts. Enroute now to Fly Music, Romania . . . a real beauty . . . a JV45 Imbus 'Slim' Neck Reissue in a Trans-Blue Burst. This stunning Flame Maple Top with matching Blue Body is . . . well . . . surely a Christmas Star for someone's tree. Arriving also at Fly Music . . . a traditional JV44 Legacy Black.

A 'Merry Christmas' indeed in Augsburg, DE . . Birrwel, CH . . Suceava, RO

. . . and Merry Christmas to all our ZETA friends world wide!
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Sa lek eshte zeta

My violin is ready zeta blue yessssssssssss

Nice I love zeta violins they are fantastic, and the sound what to said amazing 🤩

I'm in love with all of that beauty! In Zeta I trust!

Robinson Contreras

Pretio ce vale

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4 months ago
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Christmas time's a comin' . . . and new ZETA Stage mandos arriving just in time . . . ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago
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Our ZETA sled headed out on Thursday with a trio of Christmas goodies. Destination: Electric Violin Shop in Durham, NC USA. These beauties will brighten the day for any scrooge and surely serve to ring in a 'Happy New Year' . . . or maybe 'Happy End of Year'.

All three represent some of our ZETA favorites:
1. Jazz Classic CV45, Roasted Flame Maple Top, Roasted Flame Maple Neck, Chocolate Burst, Gold Trim.
2. Jazz Fusion JV45, 'American Beauty Series', Trans-Blue Flame Maple Top with matching Blue Bridge and Tailpiece, Black Body/Neck, Gold Trim.
3. Strados Modern SV25, Flame Myrtle Top, Mahogany Body, Buckskin Burst with matching Straight Maple Neck, Gold Trim.
Arriving Tuesday at EVS . . . arriving your house ? ? ? could be soon.

Check them out . . . along with many other beautiful ZETA's at the Electric Violin Shop . . . talk to Chris.
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Nice , love my Zeta’s !


Michel Tahhan

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4 months ago
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Arriving safely this week in plenty of time for a Merry Christmas in Germany . . . our ZETA Jean-Luc Ponty Signature JLP5 with all the 'Trimmings'. Flame Maple Top with matching Flame Maple Back, Fusion Neck, Jazz Bridge, JLP Reissue Preamp and JLP Burst Finish.

. . . a 'Merry Christmas' indeed in Kaiserslautern!
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Arriving safely this week in plenty of time for a Merry Christmas in Germany . . . our ZETA Jean-Luc Ponty Signature JLP5 with all the Trimmings. Flame Maple Top with matching Flame Maple Back, Fusion Neck, Jazz Bridge, JLP Reissue Preamp and JLP Burst Finish.
. . . a Merry Christmas indeed in Kaiserslautern!Image attachmentImage attachment

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uhh ese modelo jean luc ponty , una belleza !!!

I definitely prefer the four strings violin 💗! However this one is beautiful!

That would be a great Christmas gift, or anytime would be great.

thanks this is the best gift🥰🥰

She’s a stunner!

El pretio

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4 months ago
ZETA Violins

This special order ZETA JV44 shipped out and arrived this week to Peoria, AZ USA. A beautiful Flamed Maple Top with Trans-Red Burst finish stands out on this Jazz Fusion 4-String . . . combined with a matching Flame Maple Neck and Body, well . . . she's a keeper.

. . . and a 'Happy Thanksgiving' indeed in Peoria!
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how much does a violin like the blue one with 4 strings cost?

Melhor que um ZETA Violins, somente um Stradivarius.

los mejores del mundo !!!!

Another beauty !


Moje marzenie 😍


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5 months ago
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Well deserved congratulations go out to ZETA artist Patrick! Patrick has accomplished the seemingly impossible . . . his new album 'A Little Night Music' rising to #1 on both Amazon and iTunes digital sales Latin charts. Such an accomplishment. If you know Patrick's music you know it deserves this . . . if you know Patrick the musician you know he deserves this! A full year of over-the-top effort has paid off my friend. Watching your rise on the charts this past week was a pure joy and WOW . . . we love the album!

This video sums up just a bit of Patrick's efforts this year to rise above all that was 2020 . . . finding success through herculean effort . . . you are an inspiration my friend. Enjoy everyone.

I hope many here will stream your new album and push your work onto the Billboard charts. Violin players unite!
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So true, I think he’s the new “Hardest working man in the music business”. And what a nice guy! Congratulations Patrick Contreras!

5 months ago
ZETA Violins

This special order JV45 arrived last week at the Electric Violin Shop, Durham, NC USA. A stunning Flame Maple Trans-Blue Burst, Fretted, Jazz Fusion 5-String.

Check this one out . . . along with many other beautiful ZETA's at the Electric Violin Shop . . . talk to Chris.
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كم السعر

5 months ago
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ZETA Timeline: One week ago . . .

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
7:50 a.m. - Phone call from Dubai: "Good morning. What is available to ship in your Reissue 5-String Models" . . .
ZETA: "I have an Imbus Black, Imbus White, Imbus Trans-Blue Black-Edge Burst and Imbus Jean-Luc Ponty Signature."
Dubai: "Can you send pics please . . . via WhatsApp?"
ZETA: "You bet . . . will send shortly." (Photos taken - photos sent)
9:14 a.m. - Dubai on WhatsApp: "Photos received . . . thank you. I want either the White one or Trans-Blue . . . can you ship tomorrow, Friday?"
ZETA: 'Yes . . . whichever one you want."
Dubai: "ok . . . I'll order tomorrow."

Friday, Oct 30, 2020
6:56 a.m. Dubai via WhatsApp - "I've placed my order for the Reissue White. Have you received?"
ZETA: "Yes, we will ship today."
4:00 p.m. - ZETA Reissue White shipped via FedEx International Priority. Tracking # sent to Dubai.

Sunday, Nov 1, 2020
3:01 a.m. - FedEx delivery to Dubai confirmation email received at ZETA.
6:05 a.m. - Dubai text on WhatsApp: "Good morning! I received the violin a few hours ago. Just wanted to say Thank you! It looks amazing! I tested on a small speaker at home and it sounds amazing. Tomorrow I test it on a big PA at my gig. Thank you again!" N.

ZETA Steve . . .. Personally I think that is amazing! Delivery to Dubai in basically a day and a half. We've come a long ways through this international pandemic and we spent that time here building inventory . . . and now ZETA's showroom wall of finished instruments is allowing us to ship our popular models much faster . . . while FedEx International Priority is handling the delivery quite impressively . . . worldwide!

ZETA . . . available on WhatsApp at +14066007510.
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I am waiting for an order in Romania blue

I want modify my violin neck is that possible (slim neck) how much should I wait until the violin is back in my country? Steve Carlson

Is the white 5-string slim neck available from stock?

Chcę jedne na urodziny 😀😍

Ionut Plk 😂😂 ia ti câteva viorii de aici ca sa fi in ton cu anotimpurile

From Dubai . . . Nico is loving his ZETA Reissue White.

Good violins are made to sound all over the world! 🤩🤩🤩

Sa kushton nje violin ZETA

Cât costă o vioară ca aceasta ?

Price ?

Cat costa o vioara

Cât costă o vioara

Păi unde mai cântăm cu iele Vere!

Nu zici cît cotă o vioară??????


Παντελής Ηροδότου

Rossana 😍🤩

Coundo priso


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6 months ago
ZETA Violins

As you know . . . we love custom builds here at ZETA. This JV45 Roasted Roasted Roasted, Double Flame Edge, Slim Neck, Reissue Imbus took over a year to finalize all the details and finish up. Our final email correspondence, both shipment and receipt, seem to sum it up.

From June 12, 2020: (notice of shipment)
" Evan, all finished and shipping Monday. Man Evan . . . this one is so spectacular . . . we've made quite a few stunners . . . but this one is my favorite. I so hope you love her! " Steve

June 19, 2020: (notice of receipt)
" Steve, WOW! I am blown away and over the moon with this thing. Stunning! Kudos to you and your shop on a simply beautiful instrument. I cannot wait to get music going on it. Thank you for your patience with me on this. Much, much appreciated. " Evan

This beauty was special in so many ways . . . the Flame Bound Double Edge look, the Flame Veneered Imbus Peghead, the Slim Neck and rich Caramel Brown Burst. Evan reports that to date he has done many 'Zoom' concerts around the world and is loving her as I hoped. B e a u t i f u l !
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i want this violin but how?

Yes it is very nice, but the tuning peg system is not good, the metal piece embedded in the peg breaks the thread and is very cumbersome to tune the instrument well with the allen key

How much

Looking great ..!!!! 🤩

Los mejores violines ,son los zeta.🎻

That’s a gorgeous work 🤩

It’s Amazing really 😍🖤👌👌

That’s gorgeou!

Super !


Love it😘😘😘❤️❤️❤️❤️

Wow! Beautyful! 🥰


Wow!! Stunning!!


Beautiful 😊😘

Is awesome ❤️🎻

The best designer 👩‍🎨



Love it ! I love my Zeta custom classics, I’m still partial to the black inlaid trim ! Keep up the great work at Zeta 🎻

How much for the violin 🎻

what price this instruments ?

"two sets" will say this is not real violin 😆

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6 months ago
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September 2020 . . . a nice cross-section of ZETA models left our shop. Custom, Artist and Legacy . . . Jazz, Strados and EV . . . all headed out to customers from Idaho and Colorado . . . to Electric Violin Shop in Durham, North Carolina. Journey On! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wanted a zeta for at least the past 18’years. My time will come

Hermosos violines me gustan mucho

I’m proud of Zeta!

You have a Hurricane named after you now. 🙂

Yassine Kah

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6 months ago
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Now this is progress!

6 months ago
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Happy Birthday Jean-Luc!

Ernesto Lago sent us his special birthday tribute to our good friend and long time supporter Jean-Luc Ponty. Thank you Jean Luc for the many years sharing your musical genius with us all. Hope your day was special in every way possible!

. . . and thank you Ernesto for putting together this wonderful tribute to 'THE MAN'.
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My first electric violinist idol!! Happy Birthday Master! Thank you guys for having me!!

Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday !! Jean-Luc Ponty ! 🎻🕊

" Thank you so much Ernesto Lago and the whole ZETA team, very nice, I appreciate, and my thanks to everyone wishing me a happy birthday ! " Jean-Luc Ponty


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7 months ago
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7 months ago
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These will set the stage at Elderly.

Um instrumento de primeira qualidade, compara-se com Stradivarius de tão bom é essa marca ZETA.

7 months ago
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Our long awaited ZETA Stage Mandolins start shipping out this week!

Tom Murphy and Quinton King stopped by to take 'em for a spin and record a few tunes. Tom has been a beta tester for us since day one of this project . . . and he's always so cordial in playing some of my favorite tunes. In this case . . . we launch with a jamtastic version of Jesse James, which is not a regular tune in his arsenal, but he jams on it for me . . . so I can learn some new licks each time.

Our videos will demonstrate the 'acoustic' properties of our mandos as well as our unique polyphonic Strados bridge pickup system . . . which successfully amplifies the true acoustic tone of the instrument with no 'boom box' effect.

Watch for the magic finger . . .center screen . . . transition from totally acoustic to pickup amplification.
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Great! Hi Q!

Sounds fabulous!


7 months ago
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Introducing ZETA's 'American Beauty Series'

Jazz Fusions with distinctive color coordinated Bridge and Tailpiece.

Standard features include:
Flame Maple Top with Trans-Color of choice (including Black-Edge Burst)
Color Matched Jazz Bridge and Tailpiece
Legacy Black Body and Fusion Neck

Available in 4 or 5-String Models
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😍😍😍Someday i'll buy it. Zeta 5 string👍👍👍

I love it!! Bravo, Zeta!!

We have liftoff!

Gorgeous! 😍😍


Holy cow!!!

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7 months ago
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It's a head turner for sure . . . ZETA's JV45 Jazz Fusion custom order from Electric Violin Shop, Durham, NC USA . . . and from what I here the customer is quite happy. Features Burl Flame Maple Top with a Charcoal-Cherry Burst . . . complimented with a matching Mahogany Back and Straight Maple Neck.

Custom orders are a joy to work on here at ZETA. The process starts with wood selection for the custom model. In this case . . . 13 tops were perused for 'that one' . . . that 'chosen one' that would become the Charcoal-Cherry Burst of someone's dreams.

Which one would you have chosen? Browse thru Burl Choices 1-13 here and pick your favorite.
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Your are the best super mega plus big masters in this guys 😍🙌 I hope can order my own soon 🙏💪🏼🤟🏼

As usual... Amazing weapons... 😍

This is really nice

Zeta is the best

Majdi Ben Slama

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8 months ago
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'Enquanto o Corona' . . . translates . . . 'While the Corona'.

Certainly during this time so many of our friends and customers are struggling with performance venues worldwide being shut down. We pray daily that this will change soon . . . specifically to see venues, events and social occasions start to rebound in a safe, successful and sustainable manner.

So many of you have been hard at work producing and recording at home and broadcasting wherever possible. Keep up the great work!

A hardy thank you goes out to our friend, Brazilian artist Cassio Poletto, who was so kind to share with us his recent performance of 'While the Corona' (composer Paulo Calasans). It is a pleasure to share with everyone. I trust you'll enjoy as I have. I love seeing his vintage White Jazz Imbus hanging in there after 30+ years on the road in Brazil . . . awe . . . that classic ZETA Sound!
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Congratulations,Cássio. Show!

Amigo. Que coisa linda...! Você é dez, sempre! Maravilhoso!

Que legal, Cassio!! Parabéns!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Muito bom

Ficou massa grande Cassio ! Baci 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Muito bom, Cássio!! 👏👏


Paulo Calasans, Marcelo Saboia


Hi friends, here is the link for the full video at m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=WPgeUA99rlw

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8 months ago
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ZETA Jazz Reissue's continue to represent. The iconic styling never grows old . . . beautiful and timeless as ever. These two ZETA Reissue Whites shipped out last week. A 4-String JV44 traveling to Indianapolis, IN and a 5-String JV45 making the big trip . . . all the way to the Czech Republic . . . arriving just in time for the concert! :)

On the bench this week . . . a Fretted Neck addition to a JV45 Legacy Black . . . shipped back to New York, NY to a happy camper.
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ZETA Jazz Reissues continue to represent. The iconic styling never grows old . . . beautiful and timeless as ever. These two ZETA Reissue Whites shipped out last week. A 4-String JV44 traveling to Indianapolis, IN and a 5-String JV45 making the big trip . . . all the way to the Czech Republic . . . arriving just in time for the concert! :)

On the bench this week . . . a Fretted Neck addition to a JV45 Legacy Black . . . shipped back to New York, NY to a happy camper.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Love the Zeta fretting !

Reminds me of Vanessa-Mae 😬


8 months ago
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ZETA's beautiful 'The Journey' model Strados® 4-String Modern with Roasted Flame Top/Neck and Shaded Cremona Finish has made it's own 'journey' successfully . . . making it all the way to Manama, Bahrain this week. Arrived today. Happy Trails! ... See MoreSee Less

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Work of art !


8 months ago
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Arriving today at Fly Music, Bosanci Romania . . . ZETA's Jean-Luc Ponty Signature Model with our 'SLIM' Fusion Neck option. Check it out . . . it's a fast and friendly playing experience. Ask for Alex to schedule a tryout. ... See MoreSee Less

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what the slim version means?


Beautiful 🌹

ARam Jo. Korean Electronic violinist.

здравствуйте,а сколько стоит???

How much ؟

Mariglen Mariglen Sablic

Haydé Arceo Hdz Casasola

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9 months ago
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July 2020 . . . EVS's recent custom order put another Macassar Ebony JV45 build on our plate. Thought we'd like to see a little Macassar on a Classic CV45 while we were at it. Makes for a sweet couple don't you think?

Arriving this week at the Electric Violin Shop in Durham, NC USA are:
1. Custom JV45 Jazz Fusion 5-String, Macassar Ebony Top, Flame Redwood Back, Double-Edge Reissue Body, Flame Maple Neck.
2. Jean-Luc Ponty Signature Model, JLP5, Tobacco Burst
3. Acoustic Pro 5.

Also built . . . Custom CV45 Jazz Classic 5-String, Macassar Ebony Top, Roasted Basswood Body. Currently looking for a good home.

. . . and a custom Trans-Red Burst Acoustic Pro Jazz 5 with our new 5-channel internal preamp . . . heading out to Patrick Contreras for a high performance test-drive!
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Wow, i love Zeta 5 string. You can play more wide notes with low C(5th string)😍😍😍


Beautiful wood!!





Go for it Janser Trujillo 🤩🤩 dale papiiii!!

Hamac fiyat

Ce pret au ??

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9 months ago
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Today I have the privilege of sharing the most recent work of Dr. Paul Miller, music theorist, musicologist and assistant Professor of Musicianship at Duquesne University. Following Dr. Miller's purchase of his ZETA Jazz 5-string violin in 2016, Paul was inspired to tackle Bach as never before . . . and his project: 'J.S. Bach: Six Suites for Solo Electric Violin' is a musical tour-de-force . . . a stunning achievement. More in depth details about Dr. Miller's projects found here: lauprellim.bandcamp.com/music and here: www.theoryofpaul.net/bach/. I encourage you to check out the scope of his work.

but for now . . . enjoy Telemann's Concerto . . . ZETA style!
. . . and thank you Dr. Miller . . . each of you.
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Simply wonderful



Exquisite !! Wonderful. Great playing and beauty. Outstanding. You make it sound and look so natural and easy ! I love it. I'am so happy to listen anything you play it’s good for my ears and thanks for sharing. Very nice and lively 🎶 music!! Excellent!!

All four of us thank you for sharing this, Steve Carlson!!


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ZETA Violins

June 2020 . . . Week 1 . . . starting out strong for ZETA with 3 models shipped out to the Electric Violin Shop in Durham, NC.
Arriving Wednesday this week:
1. SV24 Legacy White Strados Modern
2. JV44 Legacy White Jazz Fusion
3. JLP5 Signature Jazz Fusion

Stop by for a test drive or give them a call.
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Beautiful violin

So beautiful 🥰😍🥰🎻😘

How much starting...price

How much starting...price

Elktrik akustik aben si zu verjaufen

Preis ?


I have a feeling that this is literally MY white violin! I bought it through the electric violin shop in July!

A cuanto porfa

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About Us

. . . meet the ZETA team

Phil Brug

Phil was born and raised in the Cody area of Wyoming. His parents were some of the last homesteaders in the United States. Growing up farming and ranching [Read more]

Jamie Carlson Henley

Jamie, born and raised just north of Bozeman, grew up in a world that seemed to revolve around musical instrument production. Even on weekend visits to her[Read more]

Helen Beausoleil

With over 20,000 instruments having passed through her hands (give or take a few hundred), Helen is what you might call an expert . . . and of course, that[Read more]

James Schlender

James, a native of Montana, grew up in a home filled with the sound of guitar and mandolin being played by his father, a traditionalist in the old-time sty[Read more]

Natalie Padilla Koob

Originally from Montana, Natalie began fiddling at the age of 3 under the instruction of her mother, acclaimed fiddler & composer Nancy Padilla; soon a[Read more]

LoudBox Artist

"I lead a flat life here at Zeta Violins. Sure, I'm supposed to hang in the background, I know that. But give me a break. Turn my knobs please. Add some co[Read more]

Steve Carlson

Raised in Boulder, Colorado, Steve moved to Bozeman, Montana to study Architecture at MSU in 1972. His passion for banjo playing led him to opening a music[Read more]


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