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Rig Rundown: Widespread Panic

A chilled-out look at the road rigs of guitarists Jimmy Herring and John “JB” Bell, and bassist Dave Schools—32 years after the legendary jam band’s first gig in Athens, Georgia.

Widespread Panic

His other 6-string bass is a gorgeous Alembic Custom Series II in a dark mahogany with a cocobolo top and a walnut, ebony, purpleheart, and maple neck. It’s a Bird of Prey body shape, with Alembic’s proprietary pickups and an active preamp and EQ. Both of his basses sport multi-pin connector ins, but those go unused.

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