AngryCorvair
AngryCorvair MegaDork
2/10/20 12:01 p.m.

Went to a fantastic show last night at the Majestic Theatre in Detroit.  Florida band called JJ Grey and Mofro.  Holy hell did they kill it!  JJ has two of these guitars, and I've never seen one before.  Would love to know what it is.

Jumper K Balls (Trent)
Jumper K Balls (Trent) PowerDork
2/10/20 12:05 p.m.

Tiesco Spectrum 5

Or a modern reproduction of such

bentwrench
bentwrench SuperDork
2/10/20 1:05 p.m.

JJGrey is on my play list.

"Discovered" him on Pandora, then saw him at the blues festival 2 years ago.

Check out "Too Slim and the Tail Draggers" from Spokane 
 

AngryCorvair
AngryCorvair MegaDork
2/10/20 1:48 p.m.

In reply to Jumper K Balls (Trent) :

four minutes!  Jumper K Balls delivers!  so i googled Teisco Spectrum 5 and found this comparison shot of the Teisco vs the Eastwood repro.  Based on the one-piece pickguard on JJ's axe, I think JJ is playing the Eastwood.

https://eastwoodguitars.com/blogs/news/blog-original-tesco-spectrum-5-vs-eastwood-reissue-spot-the-differences

top is Teisco, bottom is Eastwood:

Pete Gossett
Pete Gossett MegaDork
2/10/20 5:57 p.m.

In reply to AngryCorvair :

I would bet he's playing an Eastwood. Most Teisco's weren't playable when new, and some not even after having serious work done to them. 

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
2/10/20 6:58 p.m.

The band's website says they use these instruments:  Guitar (PRS Guitars, Gibson SG, Gibson 337, and Gibson Southern Jumbo Acoustic, with vintage Fender Showman w/ Tone Tubby 2x12, Fender Super Reverb, and Fender Champ amps), Keyboards (Wurlitzer 200a, Nord Electro), Harmonica (Lee Oskar, Hohner)

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