L.A. Vintage Gear is proud to
announce we are the West Coast dealer and actually Todd Sharps
first and only dealer for his stellar amps and cabs .
Come by our shop and see and hear for yourself what everyone is talking about .
ABOUT TODD SHARP
FROM HALL & OATES, ROD STEWART, FLEETWOOD MAC’S
CHRISTINE MCVIE AND MICK FLEETWOOD TO DELBERT MCCLINTON AND MANY OTHERS. 40+
YEARS PLAYING GUITAR FROM STUDIOS TO STADIUMS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN - I HAD
YET TO FIND THE PERFECT AMP.
SO I BUILT ONE
From his early gigs with Hall and Oates back in
’75, to working with artists such as Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie, Mick
Fleetwood and Bob Welch to Rod Stewart, Delbert McClinton, Randy Meisner,
Carlene Carter, Richard Marx, Aussie icon Jimmy Barnes and French legend Eddy
Todd has also worked alongside greats such as
Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Glen Clark, David Crosby, Al Stewart, Rick Braun,
Eric Carmen, Steve Winwood and many others. In addition to an extensive touring
and recording career with many great rock & roll bands, Todd also has two solo
records to his credit; “Who AM I” (MCA, 1986, prod. Don Gehman), and “Walking
All the Way” (WannaPlay, 2002, prod. Sharp, & Stephen Bruton. Todd’s
songwriting achievements include co-writing the top ten hit; “Got a Hold On Me”
with Christine McVie (1983), Juice Newton’s “A Little Love” (1984), along with
other notable covers by McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Bob Welch, Jeff Healey, Rick
Braun and others.
Sharp has lived a full musical life – he’s been
playing guitar and working with amps and electronics since 1963 and has been
polishing tone for an equally impressive clientele as proprietor of Nashville
Amplifier Service for the past 20 years. Todd is also an occasional guest author
for The Tone Quest Report and Audio Xpress.
JACK OF ALL TONE - 20 Watts
HANDMADE IN THE USA
TODD SHARP AMPLIFIERS
When you plug in,
it’s not just about how you hear your guitar. It’s about how you connect with
your instrument – so you can connect with the music and get right inside it. I
build amplifiers with superior reflexes – amplifiers that respond to the way you
touch the fingerboard and to subtle adjustment of your guitar controls. These
are the kind of standards I hold to with my designs. Amplifiers that have
personality just like instruments do.
It’s very much about what happens between the
fingerboard and baffleboard. There is a dynamic relationship between the two,
and I think guitar players are looking for more agreement and less argument in
that relationship. Call it what you want: tone, response or dynamics. What
really matters when you plug in is that you truly make that connection.
MODEL A SPEAKER CABINET
2 X 12" OPEN OR CLOSED BACK
3/4″ custom planed dovetail joined hardwood. See
above for wood/finish/tolex options.
Recommended loaded speaker options: Vox/Celestion
Blue 12″ pair (30W cabinet rating) Eminence/Jensen combination 12″ pair (100W
cabinet rating) (Eminence Private Jack & Jensen Electric Lightning)
Cabinets may be closed or open back. All cabinets
come with a 4 /16 Ohm (parallel/series) selector switch, push tab to release
locking jack and a fitted heavy duty padded canvas cover.
Average Model A Cabinet weight with speakers:
Poplar: 46 lbs, Cherry: 51 lbs.
(add aprox. 5 lbs for shipping weight).
THE JOAT DOESN'T HAVE CONVENTIONAL TONE
IT'S ALL TONE - BUT YOU CAN TAKE SOME AWAY IF YOU LIKE.