"Take Five" Q&A with J3P0!

j3p0 newsletter take five Aug 31, 2019

Q1: What's the best music gear or app purchase you've made recently? 

I recently purchased a Minimoog Model D reissue. Holy smokes does that thing sound good! It’s like playing an acoustic instrument, or a Hammond B-3. I love creating the classic sounds on it that it’s known for, but it’s also fun to just tweak away and create new sounds. It’s a great instrument for both live and in the studio. It has a hefty price tag, but if you’re really into synths, it’s totally worth it. The best app I’ve purchased recently is the Sonic Project’s OP-X Pro II. FANTASTIC Oberheim emulation. I have in my possession a Matrix 12 and this VST definitely clocks in as the most faithful emulation, at least to my ears.

Q2: What's your funniest or worst gig story? 

See #MyWorstGig storyhere!


Q3: What's one concert you've attended that has had a lasting impact on your life? 

I remember hearing Joshua Redman trio with Sam Yahael and Greg...

Continue Reading...

50% Complete

You're almost in!

Fill in your name and email below and we'll send you the best content for jazz musicians out there. We hate spam almost as much as we hate a drummer who can't swing, so we'll never share or sell your information.