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Lenny Kravitz is a multi-talented, multi-instrument playing musician.

Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Lenny's guitar rig.

Lenny Kravitz playing guitar at concert

 

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Guitars
Lenny has been said to have over 300 guitars in his collection!!

- late 50's Gibson Les Paul Standard (used much in the studio)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Iced Tea

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (3 pickup)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom '57 Custom Les Paul Black Beauty Electric Guitar 3 pickup

- Fender Telecaster

Fender 2012 American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard - Sunburst

- Fender Stratocaster

Fender 2012 American Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard - Sunburst

- Gibson Les Paul (Iced Tea finish, made for him in 2010)

- Gibson Les Paul Goldtop

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold

- vintage Gibson L5 guitar

Gibson Custom L-5 CES Electric Guitar

- Gibson SG (vintage)

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson Flying V Kravitz signature model guitar

- Gibson vintage flame top Les Pauls ('58, '59 and '60s models)

Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar - Cherry

- Epiphone guitars

- Fender Jazzmaster (his first guitar)

Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

- Gibson Everly Brothers acoustic

- Gibson SJ-200 acoustic (or something very similar)

Gibson J-200 Standard Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Gibson semi-hollow guitars





Amps
- Fender Twin Reverb amplifier head (Lenny called this one of his favorite amps in a Total Guitar interview)

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp

- Fender Tweed Deluxe amp (Lenny's distortion sound)

Fender 57 Deluxe 12W 1x12 Combo Amp

- Fender Pro Reverb
- Marshall amp heads
- Park head
- Divided By 13 amps (a listed user)
- Celestion speakers (listed on Celestion as a user of Gold and Heritage Series G12-65)

Celestion Alnico Gold Guitar Speaker

- Acoustic 360 bass amp head (bass in the studio)

Note: Lenny uses 8 different amps live



Effects
- Bradshaw switching system (guitar tech runs this)

- Furman Power Conditioner

- MXR EVH Flanger pedal

MXR EVH-117 Eddie Van Halen Flanger

- MXR EVH Phase pedal

MXR EVH Eddie Van Halen Phase 90

- Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

DISCONTINUED - Fulltone TTE Delay Effect Tube Tape Echo

- MXR Dyna Comp pedal

MXR M-102 Dyna Comp Compressor Pedal

- Fulltone Fulldrive II pedal

Fulltone Fulldrive2 MOSFET Overdrive/Clean Boost Guitar Effects Pedal

- Analogman Mini Chorus

- black pedal (appears to be a Boss RV-5)

Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb Effects Pedal

- Boss Octave pedal

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- Sweet Sound Mojo Vibe pedal

- purple pedal (appears to be Guyatone WR3 Wah Rocker)

- Boss Metal Zone pedal

Boss MT-2 Metal Zone Effects Pedal






Strings
- D'Addario EXL140 Nickel Wound, Light Top/Heavy Bottom, 10-52 strings

D'Addario EXL140 Nickel Light Top/Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings

- D'Addario EXP17 Coated Phosphor, Medium, 13-56 acoustic guitar strings

D'addario Exp17 Coated Phosphor Bronze Medium Acoustic Guitar Strings

- D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium/Blues-Jazz Rock, 11-49 strings

D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Blues/Jazz Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack





Lenny's personal studio gear

Here are some of the goodies in the Gregory Town Sound studio (on island of Eleuthera)
- restored British made Helios console
- EMI designed REDD 37 desk
- multiple analog tape machines (Studer and 3M)
- Pro Tools HD3
- Variety of outbioard gear from API, DBXm Teletronix, EMI, Urei, Farichild, Helios, RCA, EMT and more
- Variety of mics from AKG, Electro-Voice, Neumann, RCA, Sennheiser, Shure, Scheops, Sony and Telefunken
- Vocal path: Neumann U47, Helios mic pre, Sphere graphic EQ, Fairchild 660 and LA2A

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