Thoughts On The 6/18 Dudley Manlove Quartet Performance

Thoughts On The 6/18 Dudley Manlove Quartet Performance
On Saturday 6/18 The Dudley Manlove Quartet played at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard. Our keyboard player Chris Joss opened the show with his accordion stylings, much to the enjoyment of the appreciative audience. We hit the stage and kicked into our regular set. We had a fantastically great show and the sold-out room was ...

Guitar Pedalboard : Rebuilding And Rewiring 1

Guitar Pedalboard : Rebuilding And Rewiring
This weekend I completed the layout and wiring for the latest incarnation of my guitar pedalboard. This project was brought to you by the letters PT and the number 3. As in PT-3. I’ve been using PedalTrain boards for years, and despite my best efforts to cram my pedals onto them, they’ve always had sizes ...

The Life and Music of Wes Montgomery

NPR Profiles did a great job of putting together this 4-part series titled “The Life and Music of Wes Montgomery”. I’ve put links to each part in the post below. Dig those beautiful sounds.

Hot Rodding The Hot Rod Deluxe

Hot Rodding The Hot Rod Deluxe
In a previous post I mentioned that I intended to make some improvements to one of my guitar amps. I have had my Fender Hot Rod Deluxe for years and it’s been a great workhorse amp. Among my general observations of this amp: The stock speaker is fairly flat sounding. It lacks dimensionality and punch. ...