The Princeton Reverb is the smallest of the blackface/silverface Fender amps with both tremolo and reverb effects added (distinguishing it from the regular Princeton model). It’s a firm favourite with both studio musicians and club players worldwide due to its warm tone and great ‘break-up’ at reasonable volume levels. With a 10 inch 8 Ohm […]

For any jazz guitarist, a Gibson ‘Johnny Smith’ is always a thrill to play and this fine twin pickup example from 1964 is no exception. The craftsmanship is simply wonderful to behold and with a tone that evokes many a landmark jazz recording. The ever-humble guitarist Smith once said of himself that he wasn’t really a jazz guitarist, […]

60’s Latin pop star Trini Lopez was at the height of his popularity in the early part of that decade and this brought him to the attention of Gibson guitars who released their ‘Trini Lopez Signature Model’ in 1964. In recent years, the guitar has found new favour with artists such as Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters (who […]

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