Oral History Information
Mark Gooday is the founder/owner of Ashdown Engineering. As a young bass player in England, Mark idolized the tone and style of John Entwistle of The Who and wanted more sound from the bass amps he was using. He approached Trace Elliot and helped make their amplifiers sound bigger for less money. After he left Trace Elliot, he founded his own company, Ashdown Engineering, a family business that he started in his living room. Today, Ashdown continues to be on the cutting edge of bass amp technology and provides a personal touch to each unit purchased.