Abdul Wadud, a cellist who pioneered the use of his instrument as a vehicle for jazz improvisation, died August 10 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was … Read More “Pioneering Cellist Abdul Wadud Dies at 75”
Effects-pedal manufacturer Strymon continues to knock it out of the park with its latest offering, the Zelzah Multidimensional Phaser. Calling it a phaser doesn’t really do the Zelzah justice, as it’s also capable of producing chorus, flanging, envelope filtering, and any other modulation effects that you can think of, along with a bunch that you probably haven’t even imagined. Two independent stereo sections—one for four-stage phasing, one for six-stage phasing—can be configured in series, split-signal, or parallel.