Bruce Springsteen

© Photo: Steve Jennings

At front of house, from left: John  Cooper, systems engineer/Pro Tools operator Brett Dicus and systems engineer John “Boo” BrueyGuitar techs, from left: Aron Michalski (for Garry Tallent (and Steven Van Zandt), Michael Kaye (Patti Scialfa), Roy Witte (Nils Lofgren) and Kevin Buell (Springsteen).At monitor world, from left: engineers Monty Carlo (stage-left) and Troy Milner (stage-right), and P.A. stage techs Rob Zuchowski and Ray Tittle
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Keyboardist Danny Federici plays a Hammond B3 organ through a Boss RT-20 Rotary Ensemble; he also plays an Alesis QS7 synth and QS6 synth. According to keyboard tech Marty Gelhaar, “He mixes his own monitors on the Soundcraft Spirit 16 mixer to his leftKeyboardist Danny FedericiAccording to Harry McCarthy, drum tech for Max Weinberg, the kit is miked with Shure Beta 91 and beyer 88 on kick; SM57 on snare top and Beta 98 on snare bottom; Beta 98s on rack and floor toms; and KSM 137s on hi-hats, crash and ride.Harry McCarthy, drum tech for Max WeinbergHarry McCarthy, drum tech for Max Weinberg
Max WeinbergGuitarist Nils Lofgren (left) with Clarence ClemonsKeyboardist Roy Bittan’s setup comprises mostly vintage digital synths and samplers with a few exceptions. According to keyboard tech Kurt Wolak, Bittan has a Yamaha grand piano with MIDI driving a Muse Receptor Pro Jr. running Synthogy Ivory; controlleRoy BittanDueling guitarists: Steve Van Zandt and Patti Scialfa


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