• Guys, we've spent considerable money converting the Les Paul Forum to this new XenForo platform, and we have ongoing monthly operating expenses. THE "DONATIONS" TAB IS NOW WORKING, AND WE WOULD APPRECIATE ANY DONATIONS YOU CAN MAKE TO KEEP THE LES PAUL FORUM GOING! Thank you!

Dire Wolf

Pro keyboard player, rhythm guitarist/collector
Current Gear

1953 Gibson ES-295/Lefty
1954 Martin D-18/Lefty
1957 Gibson Les Paul Special/Lefty
1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop/Lefty
1958 Gibson ES-335T/Lefty
1959 Gibson ES-175D/Righty
1960 Gibson ES-345TD/Lefty
1961 Fender Strat/Lefty
1961 Gretsch 6120/Lefty
1961 Gretsch Country Club 6196 /Lefty
1963 Fender Strat/Lefty
1964 Gibson ES-335TDC-Bigsby/Lefty
1964 Gibson ES-335TDC-Stop/Lefty
1965 Fender CAR Strat/Lefty
1999 Fender Custom Shop Strat/Lefty
2003 Gibson Brazilian R9 Les Paul/Lefty


1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb
1966 Fender Deluxe Reverb(2)
1966 Fender Princeton Reverb(2)


1963 Hammond B-3
1971 Leslie 122 RV
1976 Steinway B Concert Grand
Previous Gear
too much to list
Musical Influences
Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Monk, Jimmy Smith, Kennie Burrell, Grant Green