I play various types of guitar but my most used are either my trusty Gibson ES175 – great for jazz and blues – and my Fender American Elite Thinline Telecaster. I also occasionally use a Fender Stratocaster, an old Gibson SG Custom or an even older Gibson ES345.

Tees Hot Club at London’s premier gypsy jazz venue – Le Quecumbar

For slide guitar use a Telecaster (not a Fender – it is a G&L Tribute ASAT) heavily modified with a Hipshot Trilogy bridge so I can change tunings rapidly

Rooster Roxx with John McCoy, Emma Wilson and Al Harrington

I also play acoustic steel string guitars (Gibson J45, Epiphone Deluxe Masterbilt Classic archtop) and nylon string Cordoba Negra.


Here are some links to websites that I have found useful to refer to when playing guitar:-

Guitar Parts/Repairs-   AllParts   –   Stewart McDonald –  Nigel Stockbridge

Accessories – Strings Direct  –   Diamond Bottlenecks

Instruments – Thomann  –   Elderly Instruments  – Steve James

Amplification – Quilter AmpsLightweight Guitar AmpsScott Dixon Aluminium cabs

Lessons – Rosenberg Academy  –   99 Cent Guitar Lessons   –   Duke Robillard’s SiteTruefire