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Bob Norton Wind Synth Gig Rig Update

From the editor:  Our good friend Bob Norton has updated his wind synth “Gig Rig”.  Ever searching for a lighter rack while still providing full equipment redundancy, Bob has switched to powered speakers, and took the amps out of his … Continue reading

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Musician’s Stories from the Trenches – Bob Norton (part 2)

Editor’s note:  Bob was good enough to expand on his original article to include this update on playing and setting up a wind controller based on his extensive experience. The art of emulating another instrument is similar to a comedian … Continue reading

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Musician’s Stories from the Trenches – Bob Norton

Editor’s note:  this is another in a recurring series of stories of musician’s stories.  Some are biographical, and some are more along the lines of “how I did it”.  We hope you enjoy this series. Bob Norton’s musical story: My … Continue reading

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Follow-Up to $1500 Guitar Story

So I find the US Federal Trade Commission site and it says: Q. What should I do if the unordered merchandise I received was the result of an honest shipping error? A. Write the seller and offer to return the … Continue reading

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Ordered $1,500 guitar, got something different

Ordered a $1,500 guitar and got a $5,600 one instead Sounds too good to be true but actually I’m bummed about it. I ordered a Parker Dragonfly guitar (retail $1,999) for less than $1400 from an online music retailer (which … Continue reading

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