Bryant is under a lot of pressure in line with huge interest for his masterpiece. Jehu, would you mind develloping why you found that the Godin is a much better guitar than the Epi ? Guitar by Özkarpat, Amplifier by Milkman, Music by me. I have said it before but his fingerpicking makes mine seem like club footing. It was love at first strum. If you can find a used one with those pickups with the raised blister pickup covers, they have an unusually vocal sound to them. . If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! I'm very pleased with this guitar, it fits the purpose I bought it for well which was to play jazz chord melody around the house without an amp to deal with. If you're unhappy with your Jo Pass, the Godin with a P-90 will get you a bit closer... but a peche a la mouche / stimer on your Altamira into a small tube amp cranked up is what you're really going to want. -- it was gone!]. I also use the small square-shaped K&K "Pure" pre-amp ($94 directly from K&K). I'll teach the foundation of my new system to ap…, During this years San Francisco Jazz Festival there is an event at Herbst Theater called DjangoFest with Dorado Schmitt. Mine is called Cognac Burst. It is beautifully made and it played great with a perfect a…, Altamira M-10, Altamira M-01D, Epiphone Joe Pass, Daniel Givone Manouche Guitare Method Users Group, stephane wrembel workshop in Chicago aug 5th. Here you can see the 3 on/off switches, vari-tone switch and all of my other custom parts, like the custom solid brass/milled namepla. When the mailman delivered it, I thought the box felt too light to have a guitar in there.;v=XCP6HGzCGc4, Godin 5th Avenue Composer GT - Natural | Sweetwater. I love them. I really just bought this on a lark, figured I could return it if it was a total dog. Commercial Sellers, Dealers and Manufacturers,, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. I have a Gretsch Streamliner that I have played for a while. The sorts of things where earlier players would just generalise the changes... A little pre-turkey dreaming ... I was asking the forum's view on the 5th Avenue because the guy who's selling it is offering it to me at a reasonable price. I can get 80% to the electric Django sound with my humbucker hollow-body, plugged into a Fender style amp with the bass and highs down, mids boosted, and either pushed a bit with a clean boost pedal (for some compression/grit) or just turned up if it's small hand-wired tube amp (like a Fender Princeton / Champ / Deluxe). The craftsmanship is superb, the tone is great and it is a really good looking guitar. I fine-tuned it and checked the intonation of each string at the 12th fret using an electronic tuner. The nut and saddle slots need to be smooth, with no roughness. That's the reverb sound I want, and the Reaper FX options don't give me the same sound. Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by Jeff, Dec 21, 2009. Archtops just have too much sustain and not enough attack to really nail that tone. I really wasn't expecting such a great guitar for the price. Exec Time: 0.048335 Seconds Watch the Serial Numbers. Nice guitar! Thanks for your feedback. I've been playing it acoustically and powered for a while now, but a CW Kingpin II just came up at the local pawn shop, so I jumped on it for $600. Anything? Darn that Dream by John Albin | Free Listening on SoundCloud The Composer is a pro-grade instrument, and I don't really feel that the Epi is in the same category. Has anyone heard who else is…, I am new to both formal theory, and chord work beyond what I knew a long time ago. Guitar by Özkarpat, Amplifier by Milkman, Music... Ibanez GB100 2 more vids, then I promise I’ll go away.. Mike Moreno's new "living room" series - starts 25 Oct!! A half a dozen, or so, guitars and I sound the same no matter which one I pick up. I'm not sure the tension would be high enough on the gypsy strings to get great volume from your archtop.
Alone Together - YouTube, You definitely stayed with the changes and had some good ideas, especially on the bridge. Anything? There is something about a guitar that feels both delicate and robust at the same time. It looks like you're new here. FACTORY NUMBER CODES—for some models starting in 2008, if serial # begins w/numbers, [NOTE: The factories identified by these codes are based on patterns that forum members have observed. If you get continuity to anything through them, you have a problem. I have a friend who uses the Kingpin version (it comes with a P-90 pickup) & he sounds great. They are going to sound like really good p90 guitars, but the construction is so much more like a traditional archtop, that even with the K & K, it's still not going to sound "right" for GJ. In my opinion, this is a pretty decent entry level archtop guitar. My quest here is more about trying to incorporate the 5th Avenue into my gigs and wondering if it'll be a good addition to the arsenal. Thanks for your insight JSanta, and for sending the link. The best archtop ANYwhere near its price point.. Just understand this one thing; if this is your first venture into the archtop world, you must approach this guitar differently than you would a traditional acoustic. Hi folks - I am seeking some opinions with this post. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I agree wholeheartedly at least concerning the Jazz that I picked up. PM sent. The only thing I've noticed is the frets are a tad long. Kind of compares to a nice Martin for me. I love them. I have the purely acoustic 5th Avenue and wanted something like it with a P90 pickup. I'll teach the foundation of my new system to ap…, During this years San Francisco Jazz Festival there is an event at Herbst Theater called DjangoFest with Dorado Schmitt. 02-18 … If you still haven’t found the answer to your question, please feel free to contact us by email at: :). Christiaan Van Hemert once again championing "No Theory". Thank you Silverfoxx, I appreciate the kindness. I am most impressed. Thank you Silverfoxx, I appreciate the kindness. Why not just get a pickup for one of your Altamira's? Can anyone provide some guidance, in terms of GJ specifically, at…, DINNER CONCERT CABARET STYLE WITH
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Folks this getting older stuff takes guts. I hadn't heard of them prior to seeing and playing it, but man the tone is just beautiful. Stu Blagden is widely regarded as one of the top Gypsy Jazz guitarists in …, Hello Group,
"We need a radical redistribution of wealth and power" MLK. Has anybody use a Godin 5th Ave for GJ? ...No rattles or buzzes, fretwork was excellent, the guitars were set up properly, the nut was cut properly, the electronics were clean sounding, pots worked as they should all screws, nuts and bolts tight and tidy. Reviewed in the United States on December 25, 2013. -- it was gone!]. Software: Kryptronic eCommerce, Copyright 1999-2020 Kryptronic, Inc. The screws in the pickup rings only go into the top, and are not grounded nor connected to anything. Godin just posted a video of Denis C playing their new GJ Multiac!
Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin and Epiphone Broadway, experiences, problems, questions. And I guess you can't go wrong with sound like either of them! To exchange for one of those would cost me about $100 less than the Broadway. But, you really sound like you want someone to tell you to buy it. I like the idea of blending 1 part Charlie Christian's sound & style, 1 part Django's acoustic & 1 part Django's electric. Issue #24. It would be an interesting addition to what you have, though I think you're going to sound more Freddie Green than Django Reinhardt on that guitar. I use the same K&K pickup with my Favino and the setup sounds fine on both guitars. Supported by Spyglass Gypsies