View Single Post
Old 07-24-2016, 05:25 AM
L50EF15 L50EF15 is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 74

Here, playing solo, Kress's tone (to my ear) is quite lush,

Love Song by Carl Kress (1939, Jazz Guitar)

and illustrates the "parlor" sounds that a vintage L5 can give you- emphasized here by Kress playing in a "plectrum classical" vein.

Alan Reuss had something of that quality even in a big band setting. Again, this is on an L5:

Allan Reuss ~ Pickin' For Patsy

It would be interesting to hear modern and vintage OMs in the same setting, or to A/B them against their archtop equivalents.
Reply With Quote