The world's first electric guitar debuted at a Wichita roadhouse on Halloween in 1932. The person who debuted the guitar was Wichita club and band leader Gage Brewer.
The guitar was built by George Beauchamp, founder of the National Resophonic Guitar Co. of Los Angeles and developer of Rickenbacker Electric Instruments, the first electric guitar company.
Brewer and Beauchamp became friends.
When Beauchamp developed an electromagnetic pickup to amplify their guitars, one of the first prototypes was sent to Brewer.
The Wichita Beacon newspaper featured an article on Brewer saying the new instrument "has the same characteristics as the steel guitar, but with the quality features and harmony of the pipe organ."
Question: What was the club’s name that Brewer performed?
Answer to Saturday’s question: Takeru Higuchi.
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