Ira Kaplan is a Jewish American musician. He is co-founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of the rock group Yo La Tengo. He is married to Georgia Hubley, Yo La Tengo's vocalist, drummer, songwriter and co-founder.
A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Kaplan formed Yo La Tengo in the early 1980s. Previously, he worked as a music critic for such publications as the New York Rocker, as well as serving as a soundman, roadie and backup musician for Mofungo and other New York-area bands.
Kaplan's gear is a point of interest for many fans and aspiring guitarists.
- Candy Apple Red Fender Jazzmaster, with tortoise shell pickguard.
- Sunburst Fender Jaguar
- Natural Fender Stratocaster
- Sunburst Jerry Donahue Signature Telecaster
- Fender Super Reverb
- Fender Vibro-Lux
- Proco Rat
- Boss Tu-2 Tuner
- Boss OD-2 Overdrive
- Boss GE-7 Graphic Equalizer
- Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer
- Digitech PDS-8000 Delay
- Line 6 DL-4 Echo Plus Delay
- Line 6 MM-4 Modulation Unit
- Mu-Tron III+
- Vox Wah
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