On Dec 17, 2006, at 7:58 PM, Krispen Hartung wrote: > I'm with you. I could even run my laptop directly into my Mackie 1x10 > speakers...it's mainly convenience and portability. I have a thing > about being able to walk into a jazz gig with nothing buy my guitar > and a combo amp. :) It's ver liberating. The more gear I have to > setup for a gig like that, the more disgruntled I get over time. / K kris; here's a great little amp for a no frills solid state "straight up" jazz amp: << http://www.jazzamp.com/index.asp >>. no bells/ whistles but great eq section and "put the others to shame" jazz tone. for tubes and lots of ins/ outs (effects loop, xlr out, channel switching etc.) in a small powerful package, I've found the: << http://www.traynoramps.com/products.asp?type=1&cat=18&id=251 >> to be real good all around amp. I followed the lead of most reviews and replaced the stock "Sovtek" tubes with "EuroTubes" for a smoother tone.