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Gigbag: May 2005

Moog RME MiniMoog Voyager
Beyerdynamic Opus 81
Silverfox Rock Steady Sticks
Remo Leon Mobley Djembe
Elixir Anti-Rust Strings

The Blues Scales

Ever wonder why most folks’ blues solos are so damn boring? Well, we used to. Dan Greenblatt’s The Blues Scales cleared it all up. Seems players who just use the pentatonic mode to get down are leaving out the notes that made Lester Young’s blue streaks so friggin’ hot. This essential book’s breakdown of the blues vocabulary is good reading for students of all ages who want to master the roots of jazz and improvise with more style. The accompanying CD lets you hear how it’s done. shermusic.com

Moog RME MiniMoog Voyager

You want a Moog in your rig but don’t have space for another keyboard. Dr. Bob feels your pain and built the Rack Mount Edition MiniMoog Voyager for folks like you, bringing all the sounds and control of the MiniMoog Voyager to a 19-inch-long, five-unit-high rack instrument. Extra cash burning a hole in your pants? Why not chain multiple RMEs together via MIDI for a polyphonic good time? moogmusic.com

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