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Tony Levin uses Ampeg Bass Amp Head

Tony Levin has used an Ampeg Micro-VR Bass Amp Head during a recent gig.
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Bass guitar player Tony Levin, best known for his work with Peter Gabriel and King Crimson, has used a Micro-VRAmpeg Bass Amp Head in a recent performance with his group the Stick Men.

According to Ampeg's RoundSound news page, Levin specially requested the Ampeg Micro VR Bass Amp Head before a show at the 2010 Winter NAMM conference.

"We knew that the Micro was awesome, so we hooked Tony and his Chapman Stick partner-in-crime, Michael Bernier, up with a full Micro rig and the rest is bass history," said RoundSound.

The praised the pair's performance – noting the adaptability of both musicians and ability to play everything from "growling bass to shredding highs" on their Chapman Sticks.

Bass guitar player Levin has played and toured with a huge range of artists in the past as a session guitarist – including John Lennon, Lou Reed, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper and Carly Simon.

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Posted on 9 Feb 2010 14:34 to category : Music News

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