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Godfrey Arthur

Post Posted 2 Apr 2017 3:48 pm     Reply with quote

The founder of Roland Corporation which has many divisions, has passed at 87.

His work has affected many a musician's lives with keyboards, amplifiers, effects.

If you've ever plugged into a Boss reverb or delay pedal, Boss is a division of Roland Corp.

Godspeed Ikutaro.
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Joachim Kettner

Post Posted 3 Apr 2017 3:10 am     Reply with quote

I once played guitar through a loaned Jazz- Chorus amp. Beautiful sound. I liked the chorus effect so much that I bought it as a stomp- pedal from another firm. May he RIP.
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Richard Sinkler

Oakdale, California
Post Posted 3 Apr 2017 8:07 am     Reply with quote

Used a couple or Roland synths and a Roland keyboard amp. Not to mention a Boss pedal or two. Sad indeed. RIP.
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Jeff Harbour

Western Ohio, USA
Post Posted 3 Apr 2017 11:21 am     Reply with quote

When I got my first steel, I plugged it into a JC-120 that I already owned.
(...There were no other steel players around to tell me not to, now I know that I missed the memo that use of a Peavey Nashville-series amp is 'Mandatory'... Just kidding!)
Anyway, the JC-120 remains my #1 pick of amps. Everywhere I play, I always get big compliments for my sound (and I credit 90% of that to the amp). RIP Mr. Kakehashi.
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