Famous Guitarist Links
Three time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
One of the most important and influential guitarists of all time.
Several bands and a solo career, he has 17 Grammy awards.
Eric Clapton info
Eric Clapton plays Layla
A widely celebrated electric guitarist from 1966-70.
Famous for using feedback and his Woodstock performance.Jimi Hendrix info
Jimi Hendrix plays All Along the Watchtower
American guitarist and composer,known for her percussive and jazzy style.
She uses multiple tunings and plays in many genres.
You’ll hear her music on lots of movie soundtracks.
Kaki King info
Kaki performs Goby
Wow, another video pf percussive guitar...
Bone Chaos in the castle
Stevie Ray Vaughn
American guitarist and singer/songwriter.
He is credited with reviving the blues guitar style in the 1980’s.
Stevie plays a cover of VooDoo Child
The Fabulous Thunderbirds (Jimmie Vaughn)
Stevie and Jimmie play the same double guitar
His licks and trills set him apart from his contemporaries in the 1950’s.
American jazz, country and blues guitarist. Famous for being a pioneer of the solid body guitar.
The guitarist for the rock band, Led Zeppelin.
Originally a studio musician, he began playing with the Yardbirds,
then founded Led Zeppelin.
Widely regarded as being one of the mostinfluencial guitarists of the 20th century.
Jazz guitarist and composer.
Progressive and Latin jazz .
He has three gold albums and 20 Grammy Awards.
Singer/guitarist with more than 20 albums. Famous for her rapid staccato and finger picking style,
DiFranco is the recipient of many Grammy nominations
A Jamaican singer/songwriter/guitarist most famous for his contributions to Reggae, Ska
and Rocksteady musical genres. He is the best selling Reggae artist of all time,
having sold more that 75 million albums.
Country music singer, guitarist, and television host.
Has more than 70 albums and 45 million dollars in sales.
He has four Grammy Awards
and an Academy Award nomination.
A singer, guitarist, and songwriter
most influential in the American folk movement.
She has two Grammy Awards, and is best known for her hits
“At Seventeen” and “Society’s Child.”
Folk and blues musician most famous for his virtuosity on the 12 string guitar.
English rock guitarist.
Mostly an instrumental recording artist,he has an innovative sound
and has played in many genres.
An Australian born classical guitarist. He is famous for his almost flawless technique,
considered the most accomplished guitarist in the world.
A Mexican/American musician who plays a fusion of Latin and rock.
He uses lots of African rhythms and instruments and is
Rolling Stones 20th best guitarist of all time.
American acoustic and electric guitarist with more than 50 albums.
Listed as one of the world’s top-three“finger-picking’ guitarists by Guitar Player Magazine.
Blues guitarist and singer. Critically acclaimed as a pioneer of the Chicago blues style.
An influential figure to many of today’s greatest guitarists.
The unequaled father of the Delta Blues style of guitar. Influential in the blues genre and influential for multiple contemporary artists.
American singer/acoustic guitarist known for his dynamic performances
and unique guitar style.
Al Di Meola
American Jazz and fusion guitarist originally from Italy. Influencial in jazz circles since
he started playing with Chick Corea in 1974.
He was trained in music at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he now lives in Bergenfield, New Jersey.