2 weeks ago
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! ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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 ... See MoreSee Less
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! ... See MoreSee Less
Christmas time's a comin' . . . and new ZETA Stage mandos arriving just in time . . . ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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! ... See MoreSee Less
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! ... See MoreSee Less
Well deserved congratulations go out to ZETA artist Patrick Contreras! 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! ... See MoreSee Less
So true, I think he’s the new “Hardest working man in the music business”. And what a nice guy! Congratulations Patrick Contreras!
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
From Dubai . . . Nico is loving his ZETA Reissue White.
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
Good violins are made to sound all over the world! 🤩🤩🤩
I am waiting for an order in Romania blue
Chcę jedne na urodziny 😀😍
Is the white 5-string slim neck available from stock?
Cat costa o vioara
Sa kushton nje violin ZETA
Păi unde mai cântăm cu iele Vere!
Cât costă o vioara
Ionut Plk 😂😂 ia ti câteva viorii de aici ca sa fi in ton cu anotimpurile
Nu zici cît cotă o vioară??????
Cât costă o vioară ca aceasta ?
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 ! ... See MoreSee Less
Love it ! I love my Zeta custom classics, I’m still partial to the black inlaid trim ! Keep up the great work at Zeta 🎻
That’s a gorgeous work 🤩
Wow! Beautyful! 🥰
Looking great ..!!!! 🤩
Always perfect! 😍
the headstock tunners are s bit excessive to be honest
Is awesome ❤️🎻
Sachithra Rukshan Bulathsinhala😉
How much for the violin 🎻
Love you 💚💚💚💚💚💚
The best designer 👩🎨
Rabeen Mohammed استاذ رابين شنو هل قطعة فنية
what price this instruments ?
Tharuka Sajan Weerasingha
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
Now this is progress!
Happy Birthday Jean-Luc PONTY!
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'. ... See MoreSee Less
" 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
My first electric violinist idol!! Happy Birthday Master! Thank you guys for having me!!
Happy Birthday !! Jean-Luc Ponty ! 🎻🕊
These will set the stage at Elderly.
Um instrumento de primeira qualidade, compara-se com Stradivarius de tão bom é essa marca ZETA.
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. ... See MoreSee Less
Great! Hi Q!
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 ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
'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! ... See MoreSee Less
Ficou massa grande Cassio ! Baci 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
Muito bom, Cássio!! 👏👏
Paulo Calasans, Marcelo Saboia
Que legal, Cassio!! Parabéns!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Amigo. Que coisa linda...! Você é dez, sempre! Maravilhoso!
Hi friends, here is the link for the full video at m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=WPgeUA99rlw
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. ... See MoreSee Less
Reminds me of Vanessa-Mae 😬
Love the Zeta fretting !
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
Work of art !
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
6 months ago
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! ... See MoreSee Less
I've been playing Zeta's since the 90's.. I have a Jazz, Strados and the "Working Man" acoustic. I also have a Zeta amp from that same time period. Glad to see they're still being made!
Wow, i love Zeta 5 string. You can play more wide notes with low C(5th string)😍😍😍
Ce pret au ??
Go for it Janser Trujillo 🤩🤩 dale papiiii!!
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. ... See MoreSee Less
All four of us thank you for sharing this, Steve Carlson!!
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!!
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. ... See MoreSee Less
So beautiful 🥰😍🥰🎻😘
How much starting...price
How much starting...price
Elktrik akustik aben si zu verjaufen
A cuanto porfa
I have a feeling that this is literally MY white violin! I bought it through the electric violin shop in July!
Variety is the spice they say . . . ZETA's late May 2020 shipments seem to reinforce that axiom:
1. Beautiful JLP5 Signature off to Pawtucket, RI
2. Stunning JV45 Artist Flame Top Trans-Blue Black-Edge Burst . . . headed south to Boynton Beach, FL
3. Kim's smile upon receipt of her Jazz Trans-Blue . . . well . . . says it all I think.
4. JV44 Jazz Fusion Legacy Black to Taranto, Italy
5. JV45 Jazz Fusion Legacy White to EVS, Durham, NC
6. Flame Top Cherry Burst Artist JV45 Jazz Fusion to EVS, Durham, NC
Enjoy your new fiddles!. Check out the comprehensive ZETA inventory at Electric Violin Shop in Durham, NC . . . and stay healthy and safe my friends! ... See MoreSee Less
8 months ago
Fretted models headed out recently . . . SV25 Strados Modern Flame Maple Top w/Tobacco Burst Finish . . . east bound to Bala Cynwyd, PA . . . and a JV45 Jazz Fusion Legacy Black . . . south bound to Independence, LA. Both models fretted and featuring our 'Z' style inlay. ... See MoreSee Less