Rivera has quickly become a major player and warmed up the the jazz amp world with it’s all-tube 50-watt Jazz Suprema 1x12 and 1x15. Some archtop players had to settle on solid state amps in the past for there portability and light weight.
Well-suited for personal practice or bedroom jamming along with a CD or MP3 player, they’re available in 10-, 20- and 40-watt configurations. Additional features include Six onboard voices, effects and INSIDER GUI software for creating, storing and sharing patches.
During the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Guitar World crew visited the L.R. Baggs booth to check out the company's Lyric Acoustic Guitar Microphone and the brand-new Lyric Classical model. In the video below, Mike Newsom from L.R. Baggs discusses the Lyric. After that, you get to enjoy an impressive demo by guitarist Omar Torrez, who was the featured performer at the L.R. Baggs booth all weekend long.
The Guitar World crew was at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show in full force. We checked out as much new gear as we could get our paws on, we shot endless photos, gathered facts and shot plenty of video along the way. All of Guitar World's videos from the latest NAMM Show can be found in one handy spot for your viewing pleasure — RIGHT HERE.
Boston’s Tom Scholz has a musician’s soul and a scientist’s obsession with the phenomena of sound and music. Those qualities have helped him and his long-running group create some of the most lavishly layered, hooky guitar rock of the Seventies and beyond. The guitarist was a senior product design engineer for Polaroid in the Seventies who spent his off hours tinkering meticulously on a set of demo recordings in his home studio.