B1326 - Michael Kelly CC50 TV Jones
It was made for TV. For the lights. For you...?
In sonic terms, the CC50 delivers on its promise of versatility.
The neck pickup sounds darker and warmer—great for jazz lines and chord-melodies—with nice definition and presence. And with both pickups engaged in series I got glassy tones that are perfect for funk rhythm workouts.
When I cranked up the Carr to the point of breaking up and set the pickups in split-coil mode and in series, I got thick, singing sounds tailor-made for heavy Chicago-blues soloing. Both pickups sounded much more aggressive when I set them for humbucking mode. The bridge pickup alone delivers killer, articulate but crunchy rhythm tones, while the neck pickup brims with overtone-rich sustain.