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Just Nick: Crimson Tremolo (Henretta Engineering)

The highest big sound:tiny size ratio EVER. A delicious, fat, smooth, bias-type sounding trem. Adjust speed and intensity with trimmers inside, but you won’t want to–it sounds just right.

Visit Henretta Engineering’s site here:  http://www.henrettaengineering.com/

Just Nick (Nick Jaffe) is a Chicago-based musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.  In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some of the biggest names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.

Find Nick online:
Official Site:  http://nickjaffe.com/
YouTube Channel:  http://www.youtube.com/user/JustNickMusic

Nick’s VTB interview: http://volumetreblebass.com/just-nick/

Just Nick: Funk Guitar Workout – Single String Parts (Full Length Play-Along Lesson)

In this full length play-along lesson we’ll work on a variety single string funk parts using techniques that are applicable not only in funk but in many other genres. This video can be used as an instructional lesson, a guided practice, or just a fun workout. Suitable for intermediate and advanced players.

Just Nick (Nick Jaffe) is a Chicago-based musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.  In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some of the biggest names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.

Find Nick online:
Official Site:  http://nickjaffe.com/
YouTube Channel:  http://www.youtube.com/user/JustNickMusic

Vinni Smith of V-Picks

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Vinni Smith

Vinni Smith invented the V-Pick.   If you’re not familiar with V-Picks, chances are you’ve heard some music made with them.  How he started his business and how he runs it is a fascinating story.  And we’re lucky enough to have Vinni share that story with us.

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Just Nick

nickJust Nick (Nick Jaffe) is a Chicago-based musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.  In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some of the biggest names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  VTB caught up with him this week to find out more about the man known as Just Nick.

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A Conversation with bree

bree01Emerging rock star, bree, has taken Nashville by storm and if she has her way… the world is next!  She fronts a rockin’ power trio and has just recently released her debut album, “All American Girl.”  (Available on iTunes and Amazon) It’s been getting rave reviews and people are happy to see that Rock is still alive and well in the music city!  Volume Treble Bass had the pleasure of asking bree a few questions and found her to be as charming and witty as she is talented.

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Your Three Favorite Guitarists

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Since this blog is brand new, we thought we’d try to get to know some of the people who are following us.  And what better way than to find out who some of your favorite guitarists are!  Now this isn’t a “Who’s the best of all-time” thing… just YOUR favorites!

For the record, my favorites are:
1. Steve Cropper
2. Cornell Dupree
3. Leo Nocentelli

So, comment below with your three favorite guitarists and share this with your friends!

– T-Bone

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Terry “T-Bone” Mathley is the host of T-Bone’s Prime Cuts on WICR 88.7 in Indianapolis. Editor for and contributor to Volume Treble Bass and Squeal Mouse Couch. Musician, Music lover, Music journalist, Detroit Tiger fan…

Tim Pierce demos his new J. Rockett Audio Designs Tim Pierce Overdrive Pedal

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