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Guitarist
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Guitarist

A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar.


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1 Noted guitarists:

Noted guitarists:

Classical

Manuel Barrueco
Julian Bream
Matteo Carcassi
Mauro Giuliani
Sharon Isbin
Alexander Lagoya
Paco de Lucia
Ida Presti
Pepe Romero
John Schneider
Andrés Segovia
Fernando Sor
Francisco Tàrrega;
John Williams
Andrew York

Jazz

Charlie Christian
Bill Frisell
Jim Hall
Stanley Jordan
Barney Kessel
John McLaughlin
Pat Metheny
Wes Montgomery
Joe Pass
Django Reinhardt
Marc Ribot
John Scofield
Andy Summers
Martin Taylor

Folk and Acoustic

William Ackerman
Chet Atkins
Martin Carthy
Ry Cooder
Doyle Dykes
Dave Ellis
Gordon Giltrap
Michael Hedges
Bert Jansch
Leo Kottke
Adrian Legg
John Martyn
Ellen McIlwaine
Tony McManus
Al Perkins
Art Paul Schlosser
James Taylor
Richard Thompson
Doc Watson

Blues

Blind Blake
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Muddy Waters
Howling Wolf
John Lee Hooker
Mississippi John Hurt
Elmore James
Robert Johnson
Leadbelly
Mance Lipscomb
T-Bone Walker
Taj Mahal
Brownie McGhee
Memphis Minnie
Charley Patton
Robert Ross
Son House
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Sonny Boy Williamson
Buddy Guy
B.B. King
Albert Collins
Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
Matt 'Guitar' Murphy

Rock/Pop

Duane Allman
Trey Anastasio
Chet Atkins
David Bates
Jeff Beck
Chuck Berry
Ritchie Blackmore
Lindsey Buckingham
Charlie Christian
Eric Clapton
Warren Cuccurullo (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Duran Duran)
Duane Eddy
David Evans aka The Edge (U2)
David Gilmour
Jerry Garcia
Eddie van Halen
George Harrison
Jimi Hendrix ( The Jimi Hendrix Experience )
Buddy Holly
Steve Howe
Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)
Tomas Kadzionis (Godlike27)
Phil Keaggy
Mark Knopfler ( Dire Straits Notting HillBillies )
Goktan Kural
Alex Lifeson
Yngwie J. Malmsteen
Brian May (Queen)
Midoru
Steve Morse
Dave Navarro
Jimmy Page
Les Paul
Joe Perry
Chris Rea
Keith Richards
Michael Roe
Mick Ronson
Richie Sambora
Carlos Santana
Joe Satriani
James Honeyman Scott (The Pretenders)
Brian Setzer
Slash ( Slash's Snakepit + Guns and Roses )
Pete Townshend ( The Who )
Eddie Van Halen ( Van Halen )
Steve Vai
Frank Zappa
Hank B. Marvin (The Shadows)
Mike McCready (Pearl Jam)
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Heavy Metal

Kirk Hammett ( Metallica )
James Hetfield ( Metallica )
Dave Mustaine ( Megadeth )
Kerry King ( Slayer )
Jim Martin ( Faith No More )
Tom Morello ( Audioslave + Rage Against the Machine )
Herman Li ( DragonForce )
Galder aka-Thomas Rune Andersen (Old man's child+Dimmu Borgir)