Deirdre Cartwright - Vox AC30 Twin Top Boost guitar amplifie...





Deirdre Cartwright - Vox AC30 Twin Top Boost guitar amplifier, made in England, circa 1964, ser. no. 13860TB, GZ34 rectifier valve replaced with a Solid State rectifier, additional output after preamp installed to the back plate for optional use with another powered cabinet

*Deirdre Cartwright is an accomplished British guitarist and composer. She was a member of 'Painted Lady', which later became known as 'Girlschool', which she left to form her next band 'Tour De Force'. 

Deirdre became well known presenting the BBC TV’s ground-breaking series 'Rockschool'. At this time she was also playing with Afro Latin Jazz group The Guest Stars, who recorded three albums and toured in 17 countries.

In 1991 she formed the Deirdre Cartwright Group and played international festivals from Mexico to Warsaw and recorded five albums. She has also written and recorded albums with the groups Emily Remembered and LUND.

 She has played with legendary jazz guitarist Tal Farlow, studied in America with Mick Goodrick, founded Blow the Fuse with Alison Rayner in 1989 and presented on Radio 3.

She has also written seven books on guitar playing and was head of the guitar syllabus for the Rockschool exam series.

More recently she has toured and recorded three albums with ARQ who won Best UK jazz group in the Parliamentary Jazz Awards and British Jazz Awards in 2018.

She currently leads the group PICNIC with Annie Whitehead, and plays with ARQ, Sea Change, Carol Grimes, Electric Landladies and regularly at Ronnie Scott's in Soho.

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in working order, although some of the inputs are loose and do not always engage properly. Some noise on pots, but seems to be functioning as it should.

Auction Date: 5th Mar 2024 at 10am

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