Articles tagged with: fender
Starting this week, every thursday 360 blog will feature an artist. Some you might know, others you might not. We are always open to suggestions for upcoming posts so if you have any artists you would like to see featured please let us know either by contact or by comment at the bottom of the page.
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This week we are going to dig into music to find our featured artist. This man has never played in a band really worth noting other than his own that …
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Since 1938 a man named Clarence Leonidis “Leo” Fender had been working on repairing all kinds of electronic devices such as radios, home audio amplifiers and even musical instrument amplifiers. As time went on though, Leo became more interested in musical instruments and the flaws in them. He was soon able to not only fix those flaws but improve them or customize them. People started to take notice as he and Clayton Orr “Doc” Kauffman (another electronics enthusiast) started to design and sell these instruments. Although …
Price paid : 500 $ cdn.
Purchased from: Melody Music
Features: This guitar has a mahogany body, giving it good weight, but not unsupportable. It’s sparkling blue color is beautiful and still as radiant today as the day it was purchased 2 1/2 years ago. It has 22 frets, 2 hum-bucking pickups, a 3-way switch between your treble, middle and rhythm tone. It’s look is basically the same as a Gibson Les Paul, same shape, single cutaway so you can get to the higher frets.
Sound: It has good tone, and a nice sound. Sure, the pickups …
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To jazz, or to precision: that is the question? This is one of the most common questions asked by bassists all around the globe. That’s no accident since Fender’s basses dominate the world of bass. Leo Fender and his small crew invented the first mass produced electric bass in 1951, known as the Fender Precision bass or for short, P bass. Nine years later, Leo Fender invented the Jazz bass or J bass which is distinct from the precision with a richer and brighter mid range. Through …