Ian Anderson – Jethro Tull – 2012


A detailed gear diagram of Ian Anderson's 2012 Jethro Tull stage setup that traces the signal flow of the equipment in his acoustic guitar rig.

Artist/Tech Quote:

"I really don't favor the larger jumbo guitars. They are much like plump women. I mean, someone might love them, but not me." - Ian Anderson

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GuitarGeek Notes:

Ian was interviewed via telephone for this rig.

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