Watch and listen as John Jorgenson (Elton John Band, Bonnie Raitt, Hellecasters, John Jorgenson Quintet) explains the features, functions, and benefits of Mama Bear – and then puts her through the paces. Choose high or low compression, but please make sure you’re listening through good speakers to hear all the nuances of Mama Bear’s AGE™ (“Acoustic Guitar Emulation”) technology. Also, you’ll need the latest version of QuickTime to view the videos. Click here for QuickTime. It’s free.
Recording note: Mama Bear was recorded direct into the video camera. There were no studio overdubs, punch-ins, or effects added to the guitar tone. What you hear is what the camera recorded. Mama Bear’s “Wet / Dry” mix was set to 100%-Wet to hear the full effect of the AGE technology.
Mama Bear Features – In this video, John takes you through the front panel controls and introduces the AGE technology.
Popular Guitar Emulations – Watch John and Mama Bear conjure up dreadnoughts, orchestra models, parlor guitars, jumbos and more.
Gypsy Jazz and Archtop Emulations – John loves to play gypsy jazz guitar. But even he was blown away by what Mama Bear can do with a simple flat-top acoustic.
Resonator Emulations – Your eyes won’t believe your ears. But it’s true.
12-String Through Mama Bear – John shows that Mama Bear works just as well on 12-string guitars.