A long story, but pretty cool. Monday night my wife and I had the great pleasure to see The Who show in Boston at the Garden. The sound directors Simon Higgs (20 years with The Who and Queen) and Bob Pridden (50 years with The Who, including at Woodstock) graciously invited us backstage for the event.
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From Shure.com Written by Davida Rochman on July 2, 2013 under Education Contributors: Dennis Gruenling, Michael Pettersen Since the 1950s, blues harmonica players have amplified their instruments with bullet-shaped microphones and tube amplifiers. But how it all started remains a mystery. According to one legend, the mac daddy of all Chicago blues harp players, Marion “Little Walter” Jacobs, innovated the [...] Continue reading »
Reprinted from The Boston Globe, March 04, 2016 By Joel Brown GLOBE CORRESPONDENT PLUM ISLAND — James Waldron stands 6-foot-6, and his home workshop is a cubbyhole under a staircase. It’s a tight fit between the drill press, the dozens of tools, and the cabinets full of parts. But when he plugs one of his [...] Continue reading »