Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound tells the tale of this extraordinary company on its 50th anniversary, weaving together the American success story of the company founder, the role of key inven... Click To Read More About This Product
Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound tells the tale of this extraordinary company on its 50th anniversary, weaving together the American success story of the company founder, the role of key inventors and inventions, and the development of innovative music equipment products - all against the backgrounds of American pop music and corporate competition in the music industry. Many Ampeg endorsees are profiled, including Johnny Smith, James Jamerson, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Gary Karr, Victor Wooten, Bill Wyman, Jason Newsted, Michael Anthony and more. The result provides something of interest to musicians, collectors, and those who lived part of the history. Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound includes more than 200 photos and a 32-page color section. 288 pages, 8 1/2 inch. x 11 inch.
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Comments about Hal Leonard Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound Book:
Jess Oliver is a great guy and is STILL fixing up old Ampeg and re-releasing the back into the wild. This book gives insight into the forces behind the creation of some of the best bass gear on the planet. Details the rise of the B15 to become the core of the "Motown Sound". Shows how Ampeg answered the call when their customers demanded MORE POWER for stadium gigs... enter the SVT. Buy this book if for no other reason that to meet Jess Oliver... if only in print.
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