12-String Bass Featured Player

This page is dedicated to working 12-string bassists everywhere!

Violet from Tokyo, Japan and his Hamer B12A in the '59 Burst finish.
Violet has played the 12-String Bass for three years.


Violet's real name is Tomohiko Hyodo. He plays with the rock band Radical Graffiti.

Violet also plays and records with Tune 5-string and 10-string basses, a Rickenbacker 4001V63 and a Charvel 4-string.


Violet's favorite bands are Rainbow, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, and Cheap Trick. Cool!

Be sure to visit Violet's website