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Cline is of course lead guitarist of the Grammy-Award winning Chicago alternative rock band Wilco. Critics have called Cline “one of the best guitarists of any genre” and his distinctive “Avant Romantic” style incorporates exciting jazz, rock, country and experimental elements.
Cline has performed on over 150 albums and in 2007 was selected by Read More
Slash lays down a Peter Frampton-tinged solo with a Heil Talk Box in his mouth and a Les Paul in his hands. Many people think Frampton’s vocal sound on his mega-hit “Do You Feel Like We Do,” was created with a vocoder, but it was actually made with a talkbox, a small speaker connected to a clear plastic hose that the performer sticks in his mouth. You can see the hose here, winding up Slash’s Read More
Robben Ford is a true guitarists’ guitarist. His abilities as a jazz, rock and blues player led to him being named one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century” by Musician Magazine. The California native initially made his name in the ‘70s with Tom Scott and the LA Express. After leaving the Express, Ford enjoyed a successful solo career recording with his band the Yellowjackets… Read More
Jack Pearson is Nashville royalty—and not just because he played alongside Dickey Betts from 1997 – 1999 as part of the Allman Brothers Band. Pearson’s also put his head together on projects with Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffett, Lee Roy Parnell, Faith Hill and Delbert McClinton. This world-class guitarist, born… Read More
Testify! Could this song have had any other name? Here’s Stevie Ray Vaughan doing one of his best Hendrix impressions with Double Trouble on the Isley Brothers track that became one of his favorite live gems. Stevie picks, wails, and mind-melds with his axe until he has absolutely manipulated the sounds coming out. His playing had much more massive appeal than just to… Read More