The Gallery Bass Merchant - Who We Are


The Gallery team consists of Martin Petersen, John Chapman who are both skilled luthiers,and Alex Carter who will be happy to deal with all your queries, so do not hesitate to contact us at any time.Contact Us Now!

Martin Petersen

Martin Petersen: The Bass Gallery

Martin Petersen

After completing his HND in Modern Fretted Guitar Making at the London College of Furniture Martin began hand-crafting fine custom basses going by the name of Sei Bass. In 1993 Martin decided to open up his own bass shop, The Gallery, filling a gap in the market, with a combination of bespoke custom basses and products as well as more traditional lines. In the 'in house' workshop of The Gallery, martin has since built over 450 custom instruments.

John Chapman

John Chapman: The Bass Gallery

John Chapman

John Chapman joined the Gallery in 2001 and has learned all aspects of instrument construction and repair. John is an experienced guitarist specialising in electric and acoustic instruments. In addition to crafting JChapman Guitars John, along side Martin is responsible for instrument setup and repair.

Alex Carter

Alex Carter: The Bass Gallery

Alex Carter

Alex Carter is the manager of The Gallery. After five successful years as manager of the Bass Centre Alex joined The Gallery in 2003.

In addition to being an expert bass player he has extensive contacts within the music industry and has developed the portfolio of well known and highly regarded esoteric instruments, amplifiers and accessories from around the globe.

No matter what you require, Alex is the person to guide you to your next purchase.



THE WARRANTY

Set Up The Way You Like To Play Bass

MonitorThe Gallery is here to help you satisfy your bass needs. Our philosophy has always been to provide friendly, knowledgeable service to all out customers around the world. We believe that all bass players are different and therefore have different requirements so we carry one of the widest range of instruments, amplifiers and accessories to suit beginners and professionals alike and stock a large number of pre-owned and vintage basses. We don't believe service ends with a purchase and always ensure that a customer is satisfied, both with the purchase and the after sales care. All new instruments are set up to a customer's specification and all pre-owned items and repair work are guaranteed against faults for 3 months from date of purchase.