Amp Show 2008
Coming up Saturday, May 10, 2008 the 2008 Amp Show will be coming to Piscataway, N.J.

There may be a couple of good harp amps. This show did not have much in the way of vintage gear or boxes of junk to pick through in previous years. If you go bring a JT-30 and and a harp and plug into a few amps and see how they stack up harp-wise.

Demo, compare, and evaluate, Exotic Boutique, Custom, Prototype, and Production models at Real World‚ levels. Test the amps, cabinets, speakers, effects, and pickups, that make up the classic, vintage, and the cutting edge of the electrified instrument world.

Over 45 exhibitors including: 65amps, Ark, AXL, Celestion, Egnater, Electro Harmonix, Fender, Fuchs, Goodsell, GoodTone, Hermida Audio, Line 6 Madd Professor, Marshall, Pure 64, Sommatone, Top Hat, Tube Wonder, Two Rock, Vox and more.

"TONE WIZARDS" forum discussion with Q&A & more TBA.

GoodTone’s "AMP BIASING CLINIC" • "Pedalboard From Hell"

40+ demo rooms where you can plug in and play at real world levels, the most exotic
boutique and finest production bass and guitar amps, pedals, and pickups available.


Buy the Book!

I cleaned up my tab for Sonny Boy's Help Me and made it into a short book. There's a Kindle version for 99 cents, and if you buy the paperback you get the Kindle free.

Playing "Help-Me" In the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II: A step by step, note for note analysis of some of Sonny Boy's Signature Riffs

I also write Science Fiction, so you can sample some of my best stories. Also available in Kindle format.

Error Message Eyes: A Programmer's Guide to the Digital Soul

Fender USA Champ 5F1 Tweed Vintage Tube Amp Amplifier Used from Japan

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Turret Board soldered components fits Fender 5E1 5F1 Champ DIY guitar amp /Kits

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FENDER Electric Guitar Amp SQUIER CHAMP 15 (EPJ008833)

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Fender Vibro Champ Amplifier 1966 Vintage Blackface Guitar Amp Nice

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Marshall ORI20H Origin Tube Guitar Amplifier Head 20W 1-Ch Amp w/ Footswitch

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The JT30 Page Popular links

I began collecting data about the microphones used by blue harp players before there was an internet. I began organizing it into in the late 1990s. I accumulated more stuff than I remember. This is some of it.

Street Theory

A Harp Player’s Guide to Music Theory

Learning Harp

Picking Up Blues Harp

A guide to learning to play Blues Harp

Microphone Information

Usenet Articles

Harp Amps

I've been collecting Harp Amps for a while. This is the old website. There is lots of information here. Here a coupld of links.

Harp Tab

A collection of songs and riffs that I’ve worked out over the years, plus some libraries of stuff I’ve converted to tablature. I’ve included most of the notes and instructions that helped me when I was learning to play blues harmonica.

Basic Riffs Simple harp tabs for songs Blues riffs and phrases.

Harp-L Archives 1992 to 2002


Harp Frequently Asked Questions