NAMM 2019 VIDEO: Jared James Nichols on the Blackstar JJN-20R

NAMM 2019: "It's super-British. That's the tones I love though, man," enthused Jared James Nichols at Blackstar's NAMM 2019 stand, where we were lucky enough to grab some quality time with the electric blues maestro there.

He demoed and talked us through the features and capabilities of his new JJN-20R signature head and cab.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.