Here is list of some of the equipment that Wilton Said used on stage live when they performed at this years Nuance 2008.
Here’s a list of some of the equipment of myself and the band members.
- Wilton – Keyboards – Roland EP7 Digital Piano, Roland Sound Canves, Roland PC-70 Controller. Guitars – Lado Halk with Kayler floating Bridbe. Both have Semour Duncun distortion pick ups. Roland Jazz Chorus 77 Amp. Variety of boss pedals.
- Chris Reid – Guitar: was playing a Gibson SG Deluxe with the Bigsby style Maestro bridge, a Traynor Custom Valve 40 amp, and effects: Dual Overdrive, Cry Baby Wah, Volume fade pedal, Delay, Tremelo, Flanger and Chorus pedals. The pedals are Boss, except for the flanger (Ibanez) and of course the wah. I also used an E-bow in a few parts.
- Frank Heisler Bass: Music Man Stingray 5 fretless
Amp: Euphonic Audio iAmp350 350 watt amp with a CXL-112 1×12 with a coaxial
horn tweeter within.
The rig provides a suitable level of power and growl while weighing under 60 pounds!
…and then there’s the ubiquitous music stand..
- Richard Rizzo – Drums (don’t know)
Now the amplifier that Wilton himself uses is really a thing to behold! The Roland Jazz Chorus is heavier then my car, but produces the best guitar chorus sound, this side of heaven.
It has such a full sound, that only other amp. I’ve tried, that really gives it a run for it’s money, is a Yamaha Leslie. Check out the link, it is so wild. The speakers actually swirl around giving it the ultimate chorus effect.
If you’ve even went to a church with a organ in it, and you saw a BIG BOX beside it, it probably was a Leslie Speaker amp. So if the opportunity presents itself, go back and ask the organist to show you how it works! Tony F, from my old band Pylis, had one and he said why don’t you hook your guitar to it and when I did, it was the best chorus I’ve ever heard. You can also control the speed of the speakers spinning.
The E-bow that Chris uses is something that has been around for years, but I have never known anyone to have used it. The link that I have attached to it, shows the diversity of this product. Next time I’m in my favorite guitar store, The 12th Fret, I’ll definitely try it out!
That’s all from the boys in the band!
Keep on Jammin’, Wilton Said so!