Live performance with an 8-piece band, including 3 back-up vocalists.
Basic chord progression of the song is F-7 Bb7.
Solo using F blues scale.
Here is the Lead Sheet for this song :D :D
Gear: Ibanez Semi-Hollow Korean Artstar Model, with flat-wound strings; BOSS GT-100 Multi-Effects Pedal
For my tone, basically I had a mix of a couple of effects - layering gain, distortion, chorus, reverb & delay all together. In my opinion, this Ibanez Semi-Hollow with .011 flat wound strings really is better suited for jazz as compared to my previous guitar - Fender Custom Shop.
A photo of it can be found here:
I have been obsessed with Fender though ever since I first played guitar, partially because of its elegant and slim physique, and I really wasn't used to the bulky feel and hard edges of hollow bodies. Also, Fender is perfect for funk grooves and rhythm. I mean, many guitarists around me & definitely even professionals will agree that it is easier to play funk rhythms on a low-action .011 normal Elixir strings than a much higher action .011 flat wound strings.
For jazz though, my Ibanez does the job better because it gives a much much thicker tone and therefore more authoritative.
You can really compare the tone by listening to this performance of mine where I used my Fender instead, with the same Boss GT-100 Multi-Effects Pedal. This tune is "Up N' At Em" by a great smooth jazz guitarist Norman Brown. I love his playing !!!
(Disclaimer: Pardon me for my mistakes !! and weak tone for the melody ! It is one of my older performances. BUT !! I learnt from it, & that's all that matters :D :D)
Personally, I feel that my Fender is suited more for rhythm parts while my Ibanez for lead !!
K, catch you guys again :D