First off take a look at my main squeezes, a classic '65 Strat and a stunning '70s Ibanez Archtop. The archtop is the guitar you hear on "A Cool Move".

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You like acoustics? I like acoustics. Here we have (front) a rare unknown archtop (late '40s), a hand built John Le Voi "Maccaferri" (back left) for those Django moments, and an Ovation Folklore ('70s).

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Here you get a picture of me with the '65 Strat I've owned since I was about16!

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Some more Fenders and other odds and ends:

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The pink Strat is a Tanglewood; they're great value and this is always in Eb tuning. The black one is a Squier, with a Roland GK2 pick-up. The red Tele is a "Silver Series", which plays well but has a dodgy switch! The banjo, bottom right, has 6 strings and is tuned like a guitar. It lets me pretend I can play banjo.  Bottom left there's a "Lap-Steel" (or Hawaiian), a Ukelele (middle left) and a "Banjolin", (half banjo, half mandolin)!

Next, we present a Patrick Eggle Berlin pro and a superb Paul Reed Smith Holowbody II. The Eggle has  a great "modern" sound due to its Seymour Duncans and Wilkinson Whammy bar. The PRS is one of the best-sounding, best-constructed guitars around today.

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How about some Basses? A Fender '78 Jazz Bass in "Antigua" (a sort of gray-burst) and a Tokai Fretless. Tokai were superb in the 80s, often better (and cheaper) than the real thing. This one has EMG pick-ups. The Fender is a great bass, a real workhorse for all kinds of gigs.

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Lets have a look at some amps. 

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On the right a Fender Deluxe Reverb. I used this exclusively on "A Cool Move". Amps like these that  have that classic warm, springy Fender sound. On the left, a modern, tweed covered "Blues Deluxe", great for rock and r'n'b, and at the back a Hiwatt 200 watt p.a. amp. It's been sold to a bass player.

Click here to see my new vintage (1928) Washburn acoustic:

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