gentleman tim & the contenders - Authentic
                  1950's west coast swing & chicago blues

 
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"True devotees of the West Coast Swing & Chicago style Blues. This high energy outfit delivers all the time with the combination of powerful harp & vocals, classy guitar licks, and a slick rhythm section that are guaranteed to kick up a storm." (Ain't Nothing But The Blues Bar - London Soho)
 
Design : Tim Corbett

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The band's classic 50's
                        Backline)
The band's classic backline


Tim Corbett - Harp & Vocals

Harps:
- Hohner Marine Bands & Chromatics

Microphones:
- Astatic Shells with Shure CM / CR elements.

Effects:
  MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay

Amp Collection: (L-R)

- Fender Concert 1963
- Traynor YGM-3 Custom Cab 2 x 8" & 2 x 10"
- Fender Concert 1961
- Fender Bandmaster 3 x10" 1961
- Blues-de-Ville 4 x10"Custom Dominator style Cab
- Fender Bandmaster 3 x10" 1962
- Fender Blues Deluxe 1996 Custom Cab 3 x10"
- Fender 59 Bassman Reissue
- Fender Tweed Blues Deluxe 1996 3 x10"
- Mark Burness Custom Designed 1 x 8"Amp 0.5 Watt
- Fender Vibroverb Reissue 1996
- Harley Benton 1 x 8" amp 5 Watt

- Amp modification and repairs by Mark Burness (01932 881227)

- Amplfier Cabinets for original and Custom Bandmasters, Traynor and Dominator Style DeVille amp by AF Custom Cabs (See Links Section) 07919 666 485

Tim's classic amps collection
Tim's Classic Amp collection.

 

Tims Harp Case

Tim's Harmonica Case


T J CaDMAN - Guitar

Guitars:
- Epiphone Zephyr Blues Deluxe
- Gibson 335
- Fender Telecaster
- Michael Messer Blues Reso
- Fender Stratocaster

Amps
- Yerasov GTA15 1 x 10" 
- Tone King 1 x12", Weber Speakers & low power switch

Strings:
-Ernie Ball

Effects:
- No effects used other than the on board Tremelo and Reverb ! I try to make do with fingers, plectrum, a little bit of soul and talent.

Trevor's amp
                        Collection
TJ's amps and guitars.

 

Nick Vaughan - Drums

- Ludwig 1969 Super Classic Drums Pearl Finish(22x14, 12x8, 13x9, 16x16)
- Yamaha Recording Custom Kit (20x16 (12x9, 12x8, 14x14)
- Various Vintage Ludwig and Yamaha custom Snares
- Various new and vintage Paiste and Zilddjian Ride and Crash cymbals
- Dark Energy 14"  Hi-Hats
- Pearl / Yamaha stands
- Vic Firth Sticks & Brushes

Nick's drum
                        kit
  Nicks drum kit

 

Mike Reeman - DOUBLE Bass

Basses
- 1960 German Double Bass
- 1962 Re-issue Fender Jazz Bass

Strings
- Innovation Golden Slap Strings for Double Bass
- Flatwound Strings for Fender Jazz Bass

Amplification:
- Mark Bass 1 x 12" Combo Amp
- Mark Bass 1 x 12" New York Ext Cab

Effects:
- B-Band Statement Double Bass Pick-Up / Pre-Amp

Mike's Amp
                        Rig

Mike's Bass Amp Rig