• Ep. 1 - Grover Jackson on Tone-Talk - Dave Friedman and Marc (click "show more" below)

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    Thank you for joining TONE-TALK. Tone-Talk is Marc Huzansky and DAVE FRIEDMAN of Friedman Amplification and our guest is legendary guitar maker GROVER JACKSON. We discuss everything from RANDY RHOADS and DIMEBAG to CHARVEL, JACKSON, FRIEDMAN guitars, and many other topics.

    0:01 - Intro
    1:26 - Dave Explains Tone-Talk
    2:04 - Kardashians?
    2:36 - Grover and his background, how he got started, Charvel, Jackson, Washburn, Randy Rhoads
    7:17 - Charvel and Jackson where is separated - Randy Rhoads
    11:04 - How did Grover meet Randy Rhoads and develop the Randy Rhoads Jackson
    14:40 - Eddie Van Halen and the Black and Yellow Charvel Bumblebee
    19:43 - Jimmy Page and Grover meet
    24:51 - Chat Review
    26:07 - Would Randy Rhoads have changed the face of music had he lived?
    29:57 - Dimebag Darrell
    32:15 - Chat Rundown
    33:45 - Neal Schon and Grover Jackson guitars?
    36:47 - Steve Vai's Green Meanie, Frank Zappa, Alcatraz
    40:13 - Steve Farris from Mister Mister Story
    43:35 - Early days of Charvel/Jackson show and the young guys who worked in the shop. Grover Jackson University
    44:57 - Knowing and handling vintage instruments
    46:35 - How did Grover Jackson and Dave Friedman meet? Friedman guitars. GJ2 guitars
    50:30 - Underrated guitarist? Michael Hedges, Jeff Beck
    54:10 - Whisky and Scotch talk
    55:30 - Grovers thoughts on him making acoustics
    58:05 - Life and movie quotes, sayings, Slap Shot, Rob Zombie, Halloween, Sherlock Holmes
    1:09:03 - Grover Jackson and David Gilmore. Black Strat with Charvel neck
    1:13:52 - Does life get any better than this?
    1:16:13 - Floyd Rose, Rocking, Kahler, David Gilmore story
    1:19:27 - Trevor Rabin, Bob Erin story
    1:22:55 - Has Grover Jackson worked with Brad Gillis? Joel Hoekstra
    1:24:15 - What happened to Wayne Charvel?
    1:32:19 - Summer NAMM
    1:35:13 - How does Grover Jackson feel about seeing Charvel and Jackson guitars sold by Fender?
    1:38:02 - Steve Stevens discussion - Rockaway pedal, distortion pedal, old days of Billy Idol Band
    1:46:20 - Closing thoughts on the show

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