I think his black Gretsch here is a new one. Could be wrong (not that it’s important). But to collectors, it’s a pretty big deal. Not to mention big $$$ difference.
Charlie recorded with Ludwig. The sound is his hands regardless the brand. Calling Steve for job is more of calling an excellent session player capable to get close to Charlie touch.If somebody filled in for Keef, they would use his guitar. That’s a huge part of the sound. You wouldn’t take a Les Paul to fill in for a guy who uses a tele. Charlie’s drums sound like the stones drums. If you go changing the cymbals/snare/drums then it ain’t the sound.
I feel confident he’ll use exactly what Charlie uses.
100% true, but as far as the touch and feel that’s different than what I’m talking about. In keef’s book he said that Steve Jordan is the only guy he’s ever heard who could come close to Charlie’s touch.Charlie recorded with Ludwig. The sound is his hands regardless the brand. Calling Steve for job is more of calling an excellent session player capable to get close to Charlie touch.
Already comes natural to him. (no surprise there)SJ will play Yamaha. Rolling Stones Inc. isn't going to dictate an equipment brand. If Charlie died, I could see them honoring him by using the '57 Gretsch kit.
Will they make SJ 'pause' his right hand to hit all the backbeats like Charlie? That's the real question
no no..There are probably a bunch of humans in the Yamaha megacorp that would say, "Hell yeah Steve. Please honor Charlie and play his kit. Just give us a plug by saying we let you do it with our blessing"