MATRIXSYNTH: Jeff Baxter ROLAND GR-300 POLYPHONIC GUITAR SYNTHESIZER

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Jeff Baxter ROLAND GR-300 POLYPHONIC GUITAR SYNTHESIZER


via this auction

"Techno Empire recently had the privilege of cracking open Jeff's storage locker full of gear that has been pretty much unopened for the last 30+ years. Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan Road cases full of gear!

From joness.com:

At the end of the 1970s, Roland Corporation introduced the world to the GR-300 analog guitar synthesizer. While there have been numerous advancements in music technology since then, the GR-300 remains the pinnacle of analog guitar synthesis. Although the sound palette of the GR-300 is very limited, the GR-300 has the fastest, most accurate tracking ever developed. Unlike much of guitar-to-MIDI pitch recognition technology, the GR-300 guitar synthesizer does not require the player to adapt technique to get astonishing results."

via Wikipedia: "Jeffrey Allen "Jeff Skunk" Baxter (born December 13, 1948) is an American guitarist, known for his stints in the rock bands Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers during the 1970s. More recently, he has been working as a defense consultant and chairs a Congressional Advisory Board on missile defense..."


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