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Aguilar Amplification Welcomes Janek Gwizdala

Aguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality amplifiers, speaker cabinets, pickups and effects pedals for bassists is pleased to announce the addition of Janek Gwizdala to their endorsing artist roster. Janek is currently using the celebrated Tone Hammer 500 head, two SL 112 speaker cabinets and the DCB soapbar pickups.

“I put a pair of DCB pickups in my [Fodera] bass and heard the true range of the instrument for the first time after owning it for years. The journey has now truly begun.”

Over the past decade, Janek has proved to be a powerhouse force on the international modern Jazz scene where he has performed with Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Peter Erskine and Pat Metheney among others. He has released five album as a bandleader, the most recent being 2013’s Theatre By The Sea.

Janek Gwizdala is also a well-respected clinician and author, penning a monthly column for Bass Guitar Magazine UK. His most recent book is You’re a Musician. Now What?

Aguilar Janek Gwizdala


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