Monthly Archives: December 2005

Allman Brothers Band – Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival Jul

I've had the argument many times that the original version of the Allman Brothers Band was the best blues-rock band in the history of...

Epihone Deluxe Archtop

Webster's latest defines the word "deluxe" as "...notably luxurious, elegant, or expensive." The Epiphone Deluxe archtop guitar was certainly luxurious. When introduced in...

December 2005

FEATURES THE DIFFERENT STRUMMER Sparkle & Glitter: Guitars Made in Italy, Part 1 Most American guitar aficionados are familiar with EKO guitars, while other Italian brands flew...

Demeter Fat Conrol, Compulator, and Reverb

Every once in a while, someone who has "genius" written all over him hits the music scene. In James Demeter's case, it's a moniker he...

Crate V Series Amps

St. Louis Music has been building Crate amplifiers since the late 1970s, and straight out of the chute, they gained a reputation for being...

Andy Powell

Andy with one of his Music Man Silhouette guitars. Photo: Willie G. Moseley. Wishbone Ash guitarist Andy Powell isn't caught in a time warp. ...

Larry Coryell – Tricycles

Anyone remember when Larry Coryell was one of the youngbloods of jazz guitar? Sheesh, I must be getting a bit "advanced" in age,...

Tom Principato – House on Fire

Tom Principato is probably familiar to many VG readers. A fine player in his own right, he's also responsible for some fine books...
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