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Carr Rambler Guitar Amp

Finding the perfect combination of tone, presence and portability in a guitar amp can be elusive. We guitarists always whine about the giant amp that sounds incredible but is stuck in the living room because it’s too heavy to drag around. Or that great lightweight amp that works fine in an intimate setting but doesn’t have enough beef to take care of business. Tubes? That’s extra weight and bulk, but solid state can sound so cheesy.

Size vs. sound, even in this day of microchips and super-miniature construction, is an issue that continues to plague the jazz guitar world.

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