Gear / Equipment


GUITARS

1996 Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis
( owned and played since 1996 )


1984 Fender Stratocaster
( Owned and played since 1985 )
Custom modified body+headstock
with Warmoth neck, Kahler bridge
and EMG 89 humbucker pickups,


Danelectro DC-59 reissue

Classical Guitar - Jose' Banus
Benetuser copy unknown origin.

Classical Guitar Hohner ( China )


Previously owned / used acoustics :
Juan Orozco classical ( early 80's )
Fender dreadnaught acoustic


Previously owned / used electrics :
Gibson ES-347 ( late 70's )
Gibson ES-335 ( 80's )
Gibson ES-175 ( late 70's )
Gibson ES-125 ( 1962 )
Ibanez Artist ( 1980 )
Ibanez Roadstar II ( 1984 )
Ibanez Les Paul ( late 70's )
modified / DiMarzio pickups.
Fender Stratocaster ( late 70's )
Hagstrom III ( late 60's )


ELECTRIC BASS
Fender Precision ( 2005 MIM )
previously used : Fender Jazz Bass.


AMPLIFIERS
Polytone Mini-Brute ( vintage )
Roland Keyboard Cube-60 ( 80's )
with Celestion G12T-75 speaker
ZT Lunchbox Jr
.

Previously owned / used :
Music Man. MESA Boogie. Pearce.
Gallien-Krueger.
Fender Twin Reverb
Vox 60 W head w. Fender Celestion cab.

Ampeg and SWR ( for electric bass )



ELECTRONICS
Lexicon LXP-5 effects processor
( vintage, serial no. V0789-5207 )
Pro Co RAT distortion
Boss Distortion
Boss GE-7
equalizer
Boss FV-5 Volume Pedal
Behringer Micro mixer.

previously owned / used :
TC Electronics Ditto. AKAI Headrush II.
Lexicon JamMan. Boss DD-3. TC Electronics

SCF Chorus/FlangerModulator. Roland GR-50
Guitar Synthesizer. Ernie Ball volume pedal,
Ibanez compressor. Yamaha Analog mixer,
Ibanez Tube Screamer, JBX analog Tape Echo.



Epiphone Mandolin
Oscar Schmidt, Concert Ukulele
Danville, Baritone Ukulele



STRINGS
Electric : D'Addario Chromes 0.13
Classical : Augustine Regal Blue
Bass : La Bella Deep Talking Flats


PICKS Dunlop 207 ( since 1993 )
STRAPS Planet Waves, Perri's.
CASES Levy's, Guitar Research
( U.S.A. ) and Ritter
( Switzerland ).

RECORDING
Computers : Apple McIntosh Mac Mini,
Apple iPad 2 (portable/field-recording)
Software : Logic, Ableton ( desktop )
Auria ( field-recording DAW )
DSP Quattro ( mastering. )
Interface : Focusrite Scarlett.
Monitors : Yamaha HS7
Microphones : MXL,
Shure SM-57,
and RODE iXY stereo microphone.

previously owned / used :
Cubase DAW, Steinberg Wavelab.
TASCAM 8-track and 4-track
multitrack cassette tape decks.
Fostex 4-track casette recorder.
AKAI 2-track reel-to-reel tape
recorder with sound on sound.


LUTHIERS / GUITAR REPAIRS
30th Street Guitars, New York City
Tom 'TR' Crandall, New York City
Arne Arvidsson, Stockholm Sweden.

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