Gear

Hollywood ConcertI am often asked about my tools of the trade, so I thought I would provide a list of what I currently use:

GUITARS

  • 1994 Fender 40th Anniversary American Stratocaster modified with 2 Fender Hot Noiseless pickups, and a Seymour Duncan Lil Screamin Demon pickup in the bridge position.
  • 2012 Carvin Custom Shop Contour66
  • 1997 Paul Reed Smith CE22 Bolt On
  • 1978 Gibson The Paul modified with Carvin Pickups and 6 way selector switch
  • MIM Fender Tele with a Seymour Duncan Lil ’59 in the bridge position and a Carvin TBH69 in the neck
  • Ovation Celebrity Acoustic/Electric
  • Crafter  CE/24N Nylon String Acoustic/Electric
  • Yamaha Pacifica
  • Fender American Standard Jazz Bass

AMPLIFIERS

  • Currently my main rig for most gigs is a POD HD500 direct to the PA. I use an Alto powered monitor on stage to monitor my own guitar mix. For some church gigs I use in ear monitors instead of the powered monitor.
  • Mesa Boogie DC5

EFFECTS

These are used with my Mesa Boogie DC5.

  • Furman Powered Pedalboard
  • Ernie Ball Volume Pedal
  • Lovepedal Kalamazoo Gold Overdrive
  • Dunlop Crybaby Wah Wah
  • Barber Electronics Tone Press Compressor
  • Visual Sound Jekyll and Hyde
  • Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer
  • TC Electronic Flashback X4 Digital Delay and Looper
  • Boss DD5 Digital Delay
  • Boss CE2 Chorus
  • I also have countless other pedals including a Line6 MM4, Rocktron Austin Gold, MXR Dyna Comp, Super Comp, Boss DD3 and many more that make it on to the pedalboard from time to time.

RECORDING GEAR

  • Korg D3200 Hard Disk Recorder
  • KRK Rokit5 Studio Monitors
  • Line6 POD
  • A multitude of microphones and accessories