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December 23, 2022 1 min read

Joe Pettengill, from Waltham, MA, began playing in 1973. He bought his first bass guitar at the age of 11 and has been an active musician ever since. Having toured the eastern seaboard throughout his career, Joe has thousands of gigs under his belt. And, has recorded with many talented musicians along the way. Joe is currently performing with the national touring act, Foreigners Journey featuring Constantine Maroulis. Even though Joe's main instrument is Bass Guitar, he is also a talented Guitarist and Keyboardist.  
Joe is also endorsed by:  Lakland Guitars, Genzler Amplification, Darkglass Electronics, Kirlin Cable and Temple Audio Templeboards

Describe your rig or instrument of choice: My main basses are a Lakland USA 55-AJ 5 string and a Sadowsky Custom Standard 4 string.
My rig is the Genzler Magellan 800 with a BA410-3 and BA210-3 SLT cabs.
How did you discover Nordstrand? Being a long time Sadowsky player, I was aware of the Nordstrand brand being the highest quality of pickups and instruments. I use NJ5F pickups and 2B+ preamp. Including several Sadowsky basses with pickups made by Nordstrand, I have been using Nordstrand over 13 years.
I have a personal tone that I strive for and Nordstrand makes it easy to achieve this goal right out of the box. Simply the best people making the best products with outstanding support from the entire staff!
Artists whom with you are currently working: Foreigners Journey featuring Constantine Maroulis
Find more about Joe on the interwebs!

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