Amp Wattage (how much would I need)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Davidoc, Feb 17, 2001.

  1. I am considering joining my school's jazz ensemble. I seriously doubt my practice amp'll do the trick. How much wattage would I need to have my voice heard?
  2. I reccommend using a wattage of like 100-150W amp. My school provides a nice HARTKE 12" 120 W for me and that gets through shows pretty well. I guess it depends on where you are playing though too. Will your ensemble be performing in an auditorium? I do think that a 150W amp would do. Good Luck!
  3. TT


    Feb 14, 2001
    For my jazz ensumble I use a peavey fire bass 700 head and a 4x10 cab I know it sounds over kill but because the places we play are so big it does the trick and some.