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Pritchard Jade Dagger Amplifier

Pritchard Jade Dagger Amplifier

A single multifaceted guitar amp is, like a great sampled grand piano sound, one of those elusive ideals in the world of music equipment. While the Jade Dagger, the latest product out of Eric Pritchard’s magical custom-amp laboratory, won’t serve all musical needs, it packs so much energy, tonal flexibility and-perhaps most important-clarity into a compact, easily transportable package that it seems like a minor miracle.

Especially as a beefy and bell-like traditional jazz-guitar amp, a bolder replacement for the old Polytone model, the Jade Dagger achieves that noblest of goals: making players feel as though they’re better than they are, or thought they were. And with a dizzying (sometimes literally) array of variations on tone, texture and crunch built into its inventive design, the latest Pritchard creation ventures into chameleonic terrain where few amps have successfully navigated.

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