Is Old Technology More Interesting Than New?

Someone on one of the Gretsch guitar forums that I belong to recently posted the question of whether or not old technology is more interesting than new. As a disclaimer, I must confess to being somewhat of an enigma when it comes to technology. For instance, I use solid state pedals in front of my […]

Newish Old Stock Gretsch 6120AM

Being a big fan of the Fuji-Gen made Gretsches, especially a certain 6118T that appears in the Gretsch articles http://gretschpages.com/news/tale-two-anniversaries/ the door has been open for quite some time for a Fuji-Gen made 6120. This virtually unplayed one from 2005 appeared not too long ago, so I bit the bullet and got it. Some will […]

Interview with Sonny Greenwich for Just Jazz Guitar, May, 2001, issue #27

There are a few artists whose work established an immediate paradigm the first time that I listened to them perform; Jim Hall, Bill Evans….a few others that I was so fortunate to have heard, and of course, guitarist, Sonny Greenwich. The first time that I heard Sonny was around 1979 or 80 playing with Claude […]