The Supro Blues King 12 combo amplifier captures the vintage Supro amp tone
The “single-ended” Class-A tube power amp found in the Blues King provides the raw tonal characteristics and remarkable touch sensitivity of these mid-century combos, while delivering a full 15 watts of 6L6 tube power. MAP price of $599 USD.
Front-end gain in the Blues King is supplied by a 12AX7 tube preamp and a FET-driven, fat boost function. In addition, the amp’s high-gain mode uses a series of cascaded FETs to achieve face-melting levels of distortion and sustain. 3-band EQ and Master Volume controls join the footswitchable boost and gain functions to provide multiple layers of stackable overdrive for gigging, recording and home practice.
• 15-watt 1×12” tube combo
• Footswitchable boost and gain
• Analog spring reverb
• Effects loop & line out
• Class-A tube power amp
• Custom Supro BK12 speaker
• 1x 12AX7 preamp tube
• 1x 6L6 power tube
• Two-button external footswitch and nylon cover also available.
Gilad Hekselman, Artist of the Week
The Back Page: George Benson & Marc Silver, December 1969
George Benson and Me
Beyond the Frets: Looking Past Your Instrument
JGT Lesson: Applying Guide Tones to Scales
Atlanta Jazz Scene: Rich in Jam Sessions, But Gigs?
Steve Masakowski – Department of Music University of New Orleans
Why I Switched to a 7-String Guitar
Artist Features3 months ago
Jon Herington – Steely Dan, Solo Projects and Advice for Players
Columns2 months ago
Beyond the Frets: How to Make a Living Playing Jazz Guitar
Product Announcements1 month ago
Rick Turner Limited Edition Lindsey Buckingham Guitar
Guitar Teachers1 month ago
Barry Greene – Professor of Jazz Guitar at the University of North Florida