Welcome to Jive Sound

Jive Sound specializes in high-end bass gear for Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland and beyond. From the get go - Jive Sound is committed to providing great products for great prices, along with excellent service.

Jive Sound is a dealer for many quality manufacturers. To check out the various products and lines we represent, click on the links to the left. If there's something from a particular manufacturer that you are interested in, but not on the website please call or e-mail me. I may have it, or have in on order. If not, I'll be happy to order it for you.

Store hours are 4-7 on Fridays, 1-5 on Saturdays, and by appointment. For directions, click on the link titled "The Shop" on the left.Image

We've only just begun, so check back often as we add to our product lines and inventory.
If you have any questions, we're just a phone call or e-mail away





Black Friday Sale

Jive Sound will be having a Black Friday sale on Nov 24th, the day after Thanksgiving and will continue through the weekend. Jive Sound will be opening early at 2 PM, and will close at 7 PM. There will be deals on items in stock that range from 25-70% off of list price. Stop in and get a deal on the best bass gear! The sale is extended to our internet customers as well, so feel free to call us on that day. This is an excellent time to get that bass or amplifier that you've had your eyes on for a while.

Huge Tax Season Sale!



Jive Sound's inaugural Tax Season Sale!

From April 14-30, we're going to be helping you put your hard earned dollars to better use than Uncle Sam would. Now for the good stuff:

  • Discounts on basses from Lakland, Sadowsky, Spector, and more
  • Extra 10-20% off all New Old Stock items
  • Additional 10-20% off on Gallien-Kreuger amps and cabs
  • Special deals on Aguilar amps and cabs, DNA amps and cabs, Bergantino HDN410 and Epifani UL Series 3 cabinets.
  • 50% or more off all remaining Genz Benz products
  • 50% or more off all EHX, MXR, and Pigtronix Pedals
  • Extra 10% off all used basses and amps (does not apply to consignment items)
  • On the few items that aren’t on sale, we'll cover shipping or sales tax

Email us, call us at (703) 585-7382 or head into the shop Fridays 4-7PM and Saturdays 1-5PM and bring your bass rig to the next level. We're happy to talk you through what bass, amps and effects right for you, and we'll even consider used trade-ins.

New Arrivals

Jive Sound has some new arrivals including a Sadowsky Will Lee model 5 string in Lake Placid Blue finish and a maple neck, a Sadowsky M5 in trans white, a used Dingwall Afterburner I, a used DR Bass 2x12 cabinet, Lakland Skyline Darryl Jones 5s, and more. Coming soon is a MTD 535 with a beautiful flame/spalted maple top.

Bergantino CN Series

Bergantino has announced the release of the new CN series of lightweight cabinets. Jive Sound is currently taking pre-orders for the CN112 and the CN212. The CN112 is 28lbs and costs $749. The CN212 is 46lbs and costs $1170. Bergantino is also going to be discontinuing the NV610 and NV215 for the time being. We still have an NV610 in stock. Call or e-mail for more details or place an order.

Inventory Updated

The inventory page has finally been updated. Check it out for new items, and photos of some incredible basses.


After Christmas Sale

Jive Sound will be closed Dec 24th-Jan 2nd for the Christmas holidays. But after that, we'll be having a sale with discounts on almost everything in stock as well as clearance pricing on many items and all used gear in stock. Call or check back after Christmas for more details.

Jive Sound Closed Memorial Day Weekend

Jive Sound will be closed for Memorial Day weekend from 5/26-5/27. We will reopen the following week. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Dark Glass Electronics



Jive Sound is proud to announce that we are now dealers for Dark Glass Electronics. We will be getting a shipment of Vintage Microtubes, Microtubes B3K, and Microtubes B7K pedals shortly. These are some of the best bass overdrives out there, allowing you to get vintage bass tones and textures as well as modern grit. For more information, you can check them out at www.darkglass.com

Buzz Feiten Tuning Systems

Jive Sound is pleased to announce that we are now a Buzz Feiten authorized retrofitter. The Buzz Feiten solves intonation issues, and is used by top builders such as Michael Tobias, Suhr, and Tom Anderson guitars as well as top artists. Jive Sound can now implement and install the Buzz Feiten system on your bass or guitar. Call or e-mail for more information and pricing. You can also check out the Buzz Feiten tuning system at www.buzzfeiten.com .

Jive Sound Now Carries Gallien Kreuger

Jive Sound is proud to announce that we are now authorized Gallien Krueger dealers. We now carry their world famous amplifiers, along with their combos and speaker cabinets. We expect to get our first shipment in shortly. Stop in to demo their products, or feel free to call or email for more information.

Blowout Sale on Genz Benz Shuttle Amplifiers

Blowout sale on Genz Benz Shuttles to make room for new models. The Shuttle 9.0 w/ carrying bag is $569, the Shuttle Max 12.0 w/ bag and footswitch is $719, and the Shuttle Max 6.0 w/ footswitch and bag is $649. There are also additional savings on all Genz Benz products in stock. Sale runs while supplies last.

Clinic with Mike Dimin June 17th

Mike Dimin will be stopping by Jive Sound on Friday, June 17th as part of his Bug n' Bass Tour. He will be conducting a clinic along with Christian DeMesones starting at 7PM. Stop on by and take part in this free clinic sponsored by Jive Sound and Zon Guitars.

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