(Book). Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound tells the tale of this extraordinary company on its 50th anniversary, weaving together the American success story of the company founder, the role of key inventors and inventions, and the development of innovative music equipment products all against the backgrounds of American pop music and corporate competition in the music industry. Many Ampeg endorsees are profiled, including: Johnny Smith, James Jamerson, Donald qDuckq Dunn, Gary Karr, Victor Wooten, Bill Wyman, Jason Newsted, Michael Anthony and more. The result provides something of interest to musicians, collectors, and those who lived part of the history. Includes more than 200 photos and a 32-page color section. 288 pages, 8 1/2 x 11In 1988, Ampeg reintroduced the B-15 Portaflex, this time as a 100-watt solid- state amp. The B-15T used the same circuit as the S\T-70T and was available with an Ampeg Custom 15- inch speaker or with a 1 5-inch Electro Voice EVM- 15Lanbsp;...
|Author||:||Gregg Hopkins, Bill Moore|
|Publisher||:||Hal Leonard Corporation - 1999|