Elliot Easton is one of those great under rated guitarists that you don't hear much about until you go out and see a show. People like Neal Schon, Lindsey Buckingham & Buck Dharma fall into the same category. For example recently I caught Elliot with Creedence Clearwater and both myself and the 3 people I was with were totally blown away. His licks were incredibly tasteful, his tone was awesome and the solos left us speechless.
I have Known Elliot personally for 20 years, He played with Leslie West, Buck Dharma, Roger Glover Vinnie Zummo at one of my grand openings at East Coast Music Mall in 1986 or so. He was good but nothing like when I heard him recently.
That's Elliot behind Buck (Not the best picture I have of him)
This photograph was taken on the back porch of Ed Roman's house in CT.
Right after this photo was taken Leslie flung the Steinberger 300 feet down the cliff behind us.
The Steinberger was still intact and did not even go out of tune.
Gretsch introduces new
6128 Duo Jet Electric Guitars
Style: Single cutaway semi-solid body electric guitar with Featherlite body.
Wood: Semi-hollow mahogany body with five ply pressed arch maple top.
Binding: White binding with multiple black and white lines on top.
Finishes: Two options: Cadillac Green and Red.
Pickups: Two gold-plated vintage Filtertron pickups with Alnico magnets.
Electronics: Master volume; two pickup volume; master tone switch; pickup selection switch. All knobs and switches are gold-plated.
Bridge: Three way adjustable, gold plated. Set in body.
Tailpiece: Two options. Bigsby gold-plated dual bar vibrato or G-stop style.
Size: 13" wide, 1 3/4" deep.
Joint: Set in body. Joins body at 16th fret.
Wood: Two piece hard rock maple with thin black line.
Fingerboard: Bound ebony with neoclassical position markers.
Frets: 22 large nickel silver.
Headstock: 1950's style narrow Jet headstock, black with pearl inlay and white binding.
Width at Nut: 1 11/16" (43mm).
Tuners: Gold-plated Sperzel locking tuners.
Other: Adjustable truss rod.