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Gigbag: September 2005

Vandoren Signature B45 Mouthpiece

In celebration of its centennial year, Vandoren has unveiled a limited edition Signature B45 Bb clarinet mouthpiece. It’s a standard B45 piece with Bernard Van Doren’s signature on the side, each one individually numbered from one to 1,000. It’s such a collector’s item that you may never want to play it.

Guyatone Tube Drive Reverb

Guyatone’s FR3000V Tube Drive Reverb aims to recreate the reverb tone of yesteryear. A standalone analog reverb unit with individual knobs for level, bass, treble, reverb level and volume, makes for a wide array of accessible reverb tones. The unit is loaded with unique vintage tubes and a two-spring Accutronics long reverb tank. Dual front and rear inputs allow for mounting in a case or rack.

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