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David Lamkins picked up his first guitar a long time ago. As best he can recall the year was 1967: the year of the Summer of Love. Four decades later David has conjured up an amalgam of folk, rock and jazz solo guitar music for the occasional intimate Portland audience.
location: Portland, OR USA

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Gig kit

Every guitar player should have a gig kit that has materials to cover expected contingencies - things that can go wrong during a gig because something has broken or was forgotten. What's in your gig kit depends upon a lot of things: how the venue is equipped, how you play, whether you use a lot of battery-powered pedals, the consequences of equipment failure, whether you have time to do quick repairs, etc. My gig kit contains:

I haven't covered every potential contingency, but then I only play one set and the consequences of equipment failure are slight.

April 05 2004 03:24:32 GMT