Below is the technical specification for live performances by Jack Hogsden. This list varies by performance, however here is what Jack uses and incorporates in his live shows.
~ Fylde Custom University Falstaff guitar. #8644. Sitka Spruce top, African Sapele back & sides. 2018. Fitted with K&K Trinity Pickup System with External Preamp by Richard Osborne. This guitar was built as part of an experiment; you can read about it here.
~ Fylde Octavious Mandolin. #3997. Cedar top, Mahogany back & sides. 1990's. This mandolin has been on "permanent loan" from Phil Batty. Fitted with under saddle pickup.
~ Castagnari Studio DG melodeon. 2019.
~ Dino Baffetti Super Model II DG melodeon. 40th Anni (Anniversary) Edition in collaboration with Oakwood. 2017.
~ Hohner Erica DG melodeon. Made in Germany. 1998.
~ Hohner Club IIB CF melodeon. Made in Germany. Restored and de-clubbed by Peter Rogan. 1970's.
All melodeons are mic'd up with Audio Technica AT-831B Lavalier Microphone on bass, and Shure PGA98H on treble. All guitars run through a pedalboard including K&K Trinity System external preamps, Boss TU-3 Tuners, and sometimes some fun effects pedals.