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Jazz: What cabs should I bring?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ccyork, Dec 7, 2004.


  1. ccyork

    ccyork

    Jan 26, 2004
    USA
    This month I'm going to start playing with a jazz group. I've never played with other jazz musicians before. There's a standard rythm section plus a couple horns. The trumpet player seems to favor Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard with a little Monk thrown in.

    I have a GK 700 RBII head, and Aggie GS112 and a Ashdown Mag115 cabinet. First gig is a reheasal indoors. Which cabinet should I bring, or do I need to bring both?
     
  2. SteveC

    SteveC

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    The 1X12 is all you should need. That's all I take for my big band gigs.

    Have fun!
     
  3. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    Most jazz groups I've worked with generally don't want a lot of clutter, and the gear should be as unobtrusive as possible. A single 12 works anywhere for me, even outdoors. A good DI is your friend when a 1-12 isn't enough. :cool:
     
  4. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    I'd just bring the 112 if I were you. It should be plenty.