It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark, and we’re wearing sunglasses

Tonight we had our first rehearsal for the new yet-to-be-named funk & blues band.  We’re a 7-piece for now: guitar, keys, bass, drums, trombone, sax, trumpet. We worked on two Blues Brothers arrangements, Gimme Some Lovin’ and Sweet Home Chicago, which are coming along nicely.  We also ran 25 or…

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My Guitar Rig

Over at Six String Lounge, Mark Lee (guitarist for Third Day) asked us to post pictures and descriptions of our guitar rigs.  Here’s mine. Amp: Peavey Classic 30.  I re-tubed this amp about a year after I bought it and absolutely love it.  New tubes are 3 Sovtek 5751 (pre)…

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