Notable AO Artists & Producers

Jeff Ament - Pearl Jam AO Gear: Bad Lieutenant, Sarge, Super Sarge Jeff Ament is the bass guitarist for and one of the founding members of Pearl Jam.  October 22, 2015 officially marked 25 years of Pearl Jam performing live.

Jeff Ament - Pearl Jam

AO Gear: Bad Lieutenant, Sarge, Super Sarge

Jeff Ament is the bass guitarist for and one of the founding members of Pearl Jam.  October 22, 2015 officially marked 25 years of Pearl Jam performing live.

Nels Cline - Wilco AO Gear: Sarge, Super Sarge, Road Amp, Scanner, 1x12 Cab, 2x12 Cab Nels was named by Rolling Stone as one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". He's been a full-time member of the acclaimed rock band Wilco for the last dozen years. 

Nels Cline - Wilco

AO Gear: Sarge, Super Sarge, Road Amp, Scanner, 1x12 Cab, 2x12 Cab

Nels was named by Rolling Stone as one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". He's been a full-time member of the acclaimed rock band Wilco for the last dozen years. 

John Scofield AO Gear: Super Sarge & 1x12 Cab American jazz-rock guitarist and composer John Scofield has defined the genre and has also played and collaborated with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, Dave Liebman and many other well-known artists. 

John Scofield

AO Gear: Super Sarge & 1x12 Cab

American jazz-rock guitarist and composer John Scofield has defined the genre and has also played and collaborated with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, Dave Liebman and many other well-known artists. 

Charlie Sexton - Bob Dylan AO Gear: Road Amp & Sarge Best known for currently being the guitarist for Bob Dylan, Charlie Sexton is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

Charlie Sexton - Bob Dylan

AO Gear: Road Amp & Sarge

Best known for currently being the guitarist for Bob Dylan, Charlie Sexton is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

 
Tim Pierce - Session Guitarist AO Gear: Sarge & 1x12 Cab Voted one of the top 10 session guitarists by Guitar World Magazine, Tim Pierce has worked for numerous well-known artists such as Bon Jovi, Michael Jackson, and Eric Clapton. 

Tim Pierce - Session Guitarist

AO Gear: Sarge & 1x12 Cab

Voted one of the top 10 session guitarists by Guitar World Magazine, Tim Pierce has worked for numerous well-known artists such as Bon Jovi, Michael Jackson, and Eric Clapton. 

Vance Powell - Sputnik Sound AO Gear:  Sarge, Super Sarge, Scanner Four-time Grammy award winning producer, mixer, engineer and co-owner of Sputnik Sound recording studio--Vance has worked with everyone from Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes to Buddy Guy and countless others.

Vance Powell - Sputnik Sound

AO Gear:  Sarge, Super Sarge, Scanner

Four-time Grammy award winning producer, mixer, engineer and co-owner of Sputnik Sound recording studio--Vance has worked with everyone from Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes to Buddy Guy and countless others.

Tom Tapley - Producer AO Gear: Sarge Grammy-nominated producer/engineer, Tom Tapley has engineered tracks from artists as diverse as Destiny's Child, T.I., the Counting Crows, Elton John, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Train, Faith Hill and Martina McBride.

Tom Tapley - Producer

AO Gear: Sarge

Grammy-nominated producer/engineer, Tom Tapley has engineered tracks from artists as diverse as Destiny's Child, T.I., the Counting Crows, Elton John, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Train, Faith Hill and Martina McBride.

Jarle Bernhoft - Bern/hoft AO Gear: Sarge & Road Amp Jarle is a Norwegian singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and lyricist. His album Islander was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2015. 

Jarle Bernhoft - Bern/hoft

AO Gear: Sarge & Road Amp

Jarle is a Norwegian singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and lyricist. His album Islander was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2015. 

 
Vlad Holiday - Born Cages AO Gear: Sarge Vlad is the founder, lead vocalist and guitarist of the American band Born Cages. Part of a new NYC-based record label called Washington Square, Born Cages released their debut album "I'm Glad I'm Not Me" in 2015. 

Vlad Holiday - Born Cages

AO Gear: Sarge

Vlad is the founder, lead vocalist and guitarist of the American band Born Cages. Part of a new NYC-based record label called Washington Square, Born Cages released their debut album "I'm Glad I'm Not Me" in 2015. 

Derek Wells - Session Guitarist AO Gear: Sarge, Scanner, Road Amp, 1x12 Cab Nashville session and touring guitarist Derek Wells has played with an extensive list of popular artists including Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, and Dolly Parton.

Derek Wells - Session Guitarist

AO Gear: Sarge, Scanner, Road Amp, 1x12 Cab

Nashville session and touring guitarist Derek Wells has played with an extensive list of popular artists including Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, and Dolly Parton.

Rob McNelley - Session Guitarist AO Gear: Sarge 2014 Academy of Country Music "Guitarist of the Year" Rob McNelley is one of Nashville's top session musicians. He has worked with such artists as Buddy Guy, Jason Aldean, and Lady Antebellum.

Rob McNelley - Session Guitarist

AO Gear: Sarge

2014 Academy of Country Music "Guitarist of the Year" Rob McNelley is one of Nashville's top session musicians. He has worked with such artists as Buddy Guy, Jason Aldean, and Lady Antebellum.

Kevin Ratterman - Twin Limb AO Gear: Sarge, Super Sarge, 2x12 Cabs, 1x12 Cab Producer for La La Land Recordng Studio as well as lead guitarist for the band Twin Limb--Kevin Ratterman has spent the past decade working with such well known artists as My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips and Ray LaMontagne. 

Kevin Ratterman - Twin Limb

AO Gear: Sarge, Super Sarge, 2x12 Cabs, 1x12 Cab

Producer for La La Land Recordng Studio as well as lead guitarist for the band Twin Limb--Kevin Ratterman has spent the past decade working with such well known artists as My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips and Ray LaMontagne. 

 
Michael Severs - Session Guitarist AO Gear: Road Amp  As one of the top studio and touring guitarists in Nashville, TN, Mike has played with some of the biggest names in music history, including Rod Stewart, Brian Wilson, Paul Simon, Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney and Olivia Newton-John to name a few. 

Michael Severs - Session Guitarist

AO Gear: Road Amp 

As one of the top studio and touring guitarists in Nashville, TN, Mike has played with some of the biggest names in music history, including Rod Stewart, Brian Wilson, Paul Simon, Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney and Olivia Newton-John to name a few. 

Kevin Breit - The Sisters Euclid AO Gear: Sarge Part of the group The Sisters Euclid, Kevin is a Canadian guitarist, vocalist, and singer-song writer. He has worked as a touring guitarist with a wide range of artists including Celine Dion, Cassandra Wilson, Norah Jones and Hugh Laurie. Kevin has performed on 13 recordings that earned Grammy Awards. 

Kevin Breit - The Sisters Euclid

AO Gear: Sarge

Part of the group The Sisters Euclid, Kevin is a Canadian guitarist, vocalist, and singer-song writer. He has worked as a touring guitarist with a wide range of artists including Celine Dion, Cassandra Wilson, Norah Jones and Hugh Laurie. Kevin has performed on 13 recordings that earned Grammy Awards. 

Matt Talbott - Hum/Centaur AO Gear: Everything Guitarist, lead singer, and song writer for the alternative band Hum and now the band Centaur, Matt is best known for the single massive pop song called "Stars" in 1995. Matt also owns and operates Earth Analog, a recording studio outside Champaign, IL.

Matt Talbott - Hum/Centaur

AO Gear: Everything

Guitarist, lead singer, and song writer for the alternative band Hum and now the band Centaur, Matt is best known for the single massive pop song called "Stars" in 1995. Matt also owns and operates Earth Analog, a recording studio outside Champaign, IL.

Thollem McDonas AO Gear: Mini MIDI Controller American pianist, improviser, composer, singer/song writer, touring performer and musical educator. Thollem has been touring North America and Europe since 2006, performing solo works and collaborating with an array of musicians and filmmakers.

Thollem McDonas

AO Gear: Mini MIDI Controller

American pianist, improviser, composer, singer/song writer, touring performer and musical educator. Thollem has been touring North America and Europe since 2006, performing solo works and collaborating with an array of musicians and filmmakers.

 
Bobby Holland - Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Musician AO Gear: Sarge Bobby Holland is a producer, engineer, and guitarist. He has worked on over 15,000 songs as well as worked with a number of artists including INTL, Megan Linsey, Isaac Hayden, and many others. 

Bobby Holland - Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Musician

AO Gear: Sarge

Bobby Holland is a producer, engineer, and guitarist. He has worked on over 15,000 songs as well as worked with a number of artists including INTL, Megan Linsey, Isaac Hayden, and many others. 

Sterling Musk - King Salamander AO Gear: Organic 15, Organic 30 Combo, 1x12 Cab Lead singer for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. Their debut album "Salamander Lounge", released September 2015. This band visually and sonically transports the audience back to a 1920s-type setting at its live shows. 

Sterling Musk - King Salamander

AO Gear: Organic 15, Organic 30 Combo, 1x12 Cab

Lead singer for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. Their debut album "Salamander Lounge", released September 2015. This band visually and sonically transports the audience back to a 1920s-type setting at its live shows. 

Desmond Murphy - King Salamander AO Gear: Bad Lieutenant Organic matching 4x10 Cab Bassist for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. Influenced by The Doors and 1990s jazz/rock group Morphine, King Salamander is considered "a modern Rat Pack with an edge to it". 

Desmond Murphy - King Salamander

AO Gear: Bad Lieutenant Organic matching 4x10 Cab

Bassist for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. Influenced by The Doors and 1990s jazz/rock group Morphine, King Salamander is considered "a modern Rat Pack with an edge to it". 

Charles C. Horse - King Salamander AO Gear: Road Amp & 2x10 Cabinet  Lead guitarist for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. King Salamander is focused on reviving Vegas swag and bringing back lounge music in a big way. 

Charles C. Horse - King Salamander

AO Gear: Road Amp & 2x10 Cabinet 

Lead guitarist for the experimental Orange County band King Salamander. King Salamander is focused on reviving Vegas swag and bringing back lounge music in a big way.