D’Angelico Excel EXL1 Hollowbody Jazz Guitar – UNPLUGGED – Video

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This is an example of the unplugged, acoustic tone of a D’Angelico Excel EXL1 Hollowbody Jazz Guitar.

I used a Dunlop .73 Tortex guitar pick and recorded with an AKG P420 large diaphragm, dual capsule microphone into a ZOOM Q8HD camera via xlr cable.


The guitar has an all-laminate maple body with laminate spruce top.


I removed the non-functional pickup. They list it as “floating” but have them taped to the top with double-sided tape. I plan to put in a pair of Seymour Duncan Seth Lover non-potted pickups and good wiring including 4 pots – two volume and two tone, as one might find in a far more expensive Gibson L5

This clip is about the first half of Barney Kessel’s version of “Autumn Leaves”
Let me know what you think.

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Thanks for watching!

Best, Rick

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