A.B. Quintanilla Abraham Isaac "A.B." Quintanilla III (born December 13, 1963) better known as A.B., is a Mexican American songwriter, record producer and musician.
Aaron Dugan Aaron Dugan is a guitarist, composer and songwriter originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who resides in Brooklyn, NY. Dugan has performed and recorded with a wide variety of musicians and ...
Aaron North Aaron Wright North (born April 3, 1979) was the co-founder and guitarist of punk band The Icarus Line, the lead guitarist of industrial rock group Nine Inch Nails, and vocalist/guitarist for Jubilee.
Aaron Tap Aaron Tap is a musician best known for playing guitar with Matt Nathanson and Paula Kelley.
Adam Duce Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California.
Adam Gnade Adam Gnade is a San Diego, California-born American musician and author currently living on a farm in rural Kansas.
Adrian Holovaty Adrian Holovaty (born 1981) is an American web developer, journalist and entrepreneur living in Chicago, Illinois.
Aeriel Stiles Aeriel Stiles is the first guitarist and prime songwriter from the hard rock band Pretty Boy Floyd from Hollywood, California formed in 1987.
Al B. Romano Al B. Romano, born April 23, 1965 in Yonkers, New York is a musician.
Al Berard Al Berard (born 1960) is a Cajun musician, recording artist, and composer in addition to being considered a world-renowned cajun fiddler.
Al Gorgoni Al Gorgoni is an American guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, known for his work as a studio musician during the 1960s and 1970s.
Al Pearce Albert Pearce (July 25, 1898 - June 2, 1961) was a comedian, singer and banjoist who was a popular personality on several radio networks from 1928 to 1947.
Alan Bishop Alan Bishop is an American musician, most famous for being the bassist and vocalist of experimental rock band Sun City Girls.
Alan Morse Alan Morse is a guitarist for the progressive rock band Spock's Beard.
Alana Davis Alana Davis (born May 6, 1974, in New York City) is an American singer-songwriter.
Alanna Ubach Alanna Noel Ubach (born October 3, 1975) is an American actress.
Alex Bevan Alex Bevan (born 1950) is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, poet, radio personality and musical producer living in North Madison, Ohio.
Alex Feather Akimov Alex "Feather" Akimov (born May 28, 1986) is a Russian-American guitarist and composer who has been active in the music industry for nearly ten years as a touring musician, a session guitarist a...
Alex Wise Alex Wise is the host and executive producer of Sea Change Radio, a nationally-distributed interview-format radio show concerned with the advances being made toward a more environmentally sustai...
Alison Mosshart Alison Nicole Mosshart (born November 23, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, and occasional model best known as the lead vocalist for the indie rock band The Kills and blues rock band The ...
Allan Slutsky Allan Slutsky, also known by his pen name, Dr. Licks, (born in 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Grammy Award winning American arranger, guitarist, music producer, and historian.
Andrew Garcia Andrew Adrian Garcia (born October 18, 1985) is an American singer from Moreno Valley, California who was the ninth place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol.
Andrew Hollis Andrew Michael Hollis (born November 18, 1986 in Los Angeles, California) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and composer.
Andrew McGee Andrew McGee is the former guitarist for God Lives Underwater.
Andrew Mikhail Andrew Mikhail (born July 30, 1988) is an American composer, producer, vocalist, guitarist, and owner-operator of Trve Media Music; best known as the guitarist of Serpents (US), Defiler, and as ...
Andrew Sega Andrew Gregory Sega (born 20 May 1975), also known as Necros, is an American musician best known for tracking modules in the 1990s demoscene as well as for composing music for several well...
Andy Offutt Irwin Andy Offutt Irwin (born 1957) is an American storyteller, arts educator, singer-songwriter and humorist.
Andy Patalan Andrew "Andy" Patalan (born March 14, 1970) is an American musician best known as the guitarist and backing vocalist for the alternative rock band Sponge.
AnnaMaria Cardinalli AnnaMaria Cardinalli (born AnnaMaria Cardinalli-Padilla) is an American military investigator, classical guitarist, and operatic contralto.
Anthony David (singer) Anthony David Harrington (born December 4, 1971), better known as Anthony David, is an American R&B singer-songwriter.
Arch Hall, Jr. Arch Hall, Jr. (born December 2, 1943) is an American actor, musician, aviator, and author.
Ari Joshua Zucker Ari Joshua is an American guitarist, songwriter, founding member of the band Big High.
Art Greenhaw Art Greenhaw is a Grammy Award-Winning recording artist, producer and mixing engineer, having won the Grammy Award in 2003 in New York City for "Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album ...
Artemus James Artemus James is an American singer/songwriter, and guitarist.
Asa Martin Asa F. Martin was an American old time musician, singer and guitarist who made many recordings during the 1920s and '30s and was closely associated with renowned fiddle player Doc Roberts, for w...
Avromie Summers Avromie Summers is a musician and songwriter turned entrepreneur.
Barbara Brousal Barbara Brousal is a Boston, Massachusetts based singer-songwriter.
Barry Olivier Barry Olivier (November 2, 1935 San Francisco, California) is a professional guitar teacher, and creator/producer of the Berkeley Folk Music Festivals from 1958 to 1970.
Becca Stevens Becca Stevens is an American jazz, pop, and folk singer, and guitarist.
Biff Blumfumgagnge Biff U. Blumfumgagnge (born January 17, 1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American musician, guitar technician, sound engineer, record producer and instructor of music and recording technology...
Bill Cheatham Bill Cheatham was a roadie for the original Stooges, and in 1970 joined the group on second guitar.
Bill Peck William "Bill" Peck (born April 1, 1979) is a guitarist from Orlando, Florida.
Billy Cross William Jarrel Cross is a former professional American football player who played running back for three seasons for the Chicago Cardinals.
Billy Jones (musician) William Harry Jones was an American guitarist and singer best known as a founding member of Outlaws.
Billy Mure Billy Mure (November 4, 1915 – September 25, 2013) was an American guitarist who recorded several albums in the 1950s and 1960s in a variety of styles, including surf, Hawaiian music, swing, pop...
Billy Peek Billy Peek (born in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American blues guitarist.
Billy Peterson Billy Peterson (born as Willard Peterson, in Minnesota) is an American bass player, songwriter, composer, session musician and producer.
Billy Strange William Everett "Billy" Strange (September 29, 1930 – February 22, 2012) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor.
Billy West William Richard "Billy" West (born April 16, 1952) is an American voice actor, singer and comedian best known for his voice-work in a number of television shows, films and commercials.
Blake Aaron Blake Aaron is a guitarist, composer, recording artist and radio show host.
Blake Harnage Blake Preston Harnage (born November 26, 1988) is an American musician and producer who has served as lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and founder of the band Versa.
Blake Lewis Blake Colin Lewis (born July 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol.
Bob Wilson (singer) Bob Wilson was a singer, guitarist and songwriter from Pleasant Hill, California.
Bobby Barth Bobby Barth (born December 5, 1952 in Coffeyville, Kansas) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and guitarist.
Bobby Gustafson Bobby Gustafson (born 15 July 1965 in Staten Island, New York City) is an American guitarist, best known as a member of the New York based thrash metal band Overkill.
Brad Paisley Brad Douglas Paisley (born October 28, 1972) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Brad Suggs Brad Suggs is a singer and songwriter, but best known as a guitarist that contributed greatly to the legacy of Phillips' Sun and Phillips' International labels.
Bradley Fish Bradley Fish (b. Bethesda, Maryland, 1970) is an American born musician based in Israel.
Brandon Jones (actor) Brandon William Jones (born May 7, 1988) is an American actor, musician, and producer, best known for his role as Liam on the Fox series Lie to Me and his portrayal of Charlie Russell on the...
Brent Rickles Brent Rickles (born September 10, 1973 in London, England) is an American guitarist and indie rock musician.
Brian Camelio Brian Camelio is an American musician, guitarist, composer, producer, and founder of ArtistShare.
Brian Causey Brian Causey is an American guitarist, composer and occasional singer.
Brian Fallon Brian Fallon (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician.
Brian Haner Brian Elwin Haner, Sr. (born April 7, 1958), also known as Guitar Guy or Papa Gates is an American musician, comedian, and author.
Brian Karscig Brian Joseph Karscig is a musician, songwriter, and record producer, but is mostly recognized as the co-singer/guitarist/songwriter for the American Rock and Roll Band Louis XIV/Atlantic Records.
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and R&B musician.
Brian Ray Brian Thomas Ray (born January 4, 1955) is an American session musician, guitarist, bassist, singer–songwriter and musical director.
Brian Southall Brian Michael Southall (born February 16, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American guitarist, drummer, keyboardist, vocalist, producer, and band manager.
Brian Tarquin Brian Tarquin is an American multi-Emmy Award winning guitarist/composer and the producer of the Guitar Masters Series featuring Jeff Beck, Steve Vai, Jimmy Page, Santana, BB King and Joe Sa...
Bruce Conte Bruce Conte is an American R&B / jazz fusion guitarist, known primarily for his work with the band Tower Of Power of which he was a member from 1972 to 1979, performing on seven albums and rejoi...
Bruce Driscoll Bruce Driscoll is a Brazilian/American record producer, songwriter, guitarist, film composer and vocalist.
Bruce Fisher Bruce Fisher (born January 8, 1951) is an American songwriter, record producer, playwright and guitarist, best known for his collaborations with Billy Preston.
Bruce Gaitsch Bruce R. Gaitsch (born February 7, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American guitarist, composer, and producer.
Bruce Hampton Bruce Hampton (born Gustav Valentine Berglund III, April 30, 1947) is a surrealist American musician.
Bruce Kimmell Bruce Kimmell is a live touring guitarist and musician.
Bruce McDaniel Bruce McDaniel is an American musician, composer, producer and recording engineer, currently living in New York.
Bruce Molsky Bruce C. Molsky (born 1955, New York City) is an American fiddler, banjo player, guitarist, and singer.
Bruce Nazarian Bruce Nazarian (born in Detroit, MI) is a funk and rock musician, recording artist and music producer from Detroit, currently residing in the Western USA. He is currently an active member of the...
Buffalo Ware Terry Buffalo Ware is an American guitarist and composer.
Buster B. Jones Buster B. Jones (August 24, 1959 - February 2, 2009) was an American guitarist specializing in the fingerpicking style.
Buzz Campbell Buzz Campbell is an American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.
C.W. Vrtacek C.W. Vrtacek (born Charles O'Meara; March 13, 1953) is a multi-instrumentalist and composer.
Cam DiNunzio Cam DiNunzio was born on January 6, 1974 in Virginia.
Camille Bloom Camille Bloom is an internationally touring American musician & singer / songwriter, endorsed by Gibson Guitars.
Carl Giammarese Carl Giammarese (born August 21, 1947) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.
Caroline Herring Caroline Herring is an American folk and country singer, songwriter and musician.
Cary Barlowe Cary Barlowe is a songwriter, guitarist and artist who lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Casey James Casey Everett James (born May 31, 1982) is an American singer and guitarist from Fort Worth, Texas, who was the third-place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol and is signed to Col...
Chris Thile Christopher Scott Thile (born February 20, 1981) is an American musician, best known as the mandolinist and a singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/progressive...
Chris Walker (musician) Chris Walker is an American musician best known for his 1992 Billboard Hot 100 top 40 hit "Take Time".
Chris Wollard Chris Wollard (born 1975) is a singer and guitarist in the band Hot Water Music from Gainesville, Florida.
Christian Nesmith Christian DuVal Nesmith (born January 31, 1964) is a musician, and the eldest son of Monkee Michael Nesmith and Phyllis (Nesmith) Gibson.
Christine Ohlman Christine Ohlman (born November 25, in the Bronx, New York City) is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, recording artist, music scholar.
Christopher Paul Jones Christopher Paul Jones, credited on albums as Chris Jones, (* November 11, 1958 in Reno, Nevada; † September 13, 2005 in Northeim, Germany) was an American musician (guitars, vocals) and c...
Dan Crary Dan Crary (aka Deacon Dan Crary) (born September 29, 1939 in Kansas City, Kansas) is an American bluegrass guitarist and a recording artist.
Dan Jewett Daniel Ryan Jewett (born October 10, 1967) is a musician and journalist.
Dan Monti Dan Monti, also known by his stage name Del Rey Brewer, is a musician, composer, producer and engineer who has worked with such bands as Metallica, Slayer and Guns N' Roses.
Daniel Estrem Daniel Estrem is an American guitarist, ukulelist and mandolist.
Daniel Jorgensen (musician) Daniel Paul Jorgensen is an Austrian-American musician, who is a touring member of the electronic music project Owl City.
Daniel Kessler Daniel Alexander Kessler is the guitarist and backing vocalist for the New York City-based band Interpol.
Danny Click Danny Click (born December 5, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter and blues guitarist born in Tipton, Indiana.
Danny Flowers Danny Flowers (born 1948, Henderson, North Carolina) is an American songwriter, recording artist, and guitarist who is best known for his own songs that have been hits for other musicians.
Danny Jacob Phineas and Ferb is an American animated television comedy series.
Danny Kortchmar Daniel Kortchmar (born April 6, 1946) is a guitarist, session musician, producer and songwriter.
Darby Slick Darby Slick is an American guitarist and songwriter, best known as a member of The Great Society, and as the writer of the Jefferson Airplane song "Somebody to Love".
Dave Clo Dave Clo is a guitarist who has played in the bands All Star United, Superchick, Casting Pearls and Tait, a Christian rock group formed by Michael Tait and Chad Chapin in 2004.
Dave Rick Dave Rick is an American guitarist and former member of underground rock bands B.A.L.L, Bongwater, King Missile, Phantom Tollbooth, When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water, Wide Right...
Dave Tozer Dave Tozer is a music producer, songwriter, and musician.
Dave Willey Dave Willey (born 1963) is an American experimental musician and composer, best known as the co-founder and member of the Boulder, Colorado-based avant-rock group Ham...
David Bromberg David Bromberg (born September 19, 1945) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter.
David Choi David Yong Choi (born March 22, 1986 in Anaheim, California, US) is an Asian American musician and YouTube video producer based in Los Angeles.
David Cullen (musician) David Thomas Cullen is a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, as well as a performer, composer and arranger of various styles of guitar music including classical, jazz and World Music.
David Judson Clemmons David Judson Clemmons is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, originally from Virginia, USA. He now lives in Berlin, Germany.
David Laganella David Laganella is an American composer based in Philadelphia.
David Leonard (musician) David Leonard (born 24 May 1955, New York City) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, probably best known as a member of Richard Lloyd's touring and recording band.
David Lichens David Lichens (born in Eugene, Oregon) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter.
David Lindley (musician) David Perry Lindley (born March 21, 1944, San Marino, California) is an American musician who is notable for his work with Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, and other rock musicians.
David Penner David Penner began his musical career at a young age and was a member of several bands throughout high school and college.
David Ray Stephens David Ray Stephens is an independent songwriter, recording artist and record producer based in Camarillo, CA.
David Torn David Torn (born 26 May 1953) is an American composer, guitarist, and music producer.
David Tronzo David Tronzo a/k/a Dave Tronzo (born 1957 in Rochester, New York) is an American guitarist, best known for his innovation of pairing the techniques of electric slide guitar to the genres o...
David Williams (guitarist) David Williams (November 21, 1950 – March 6, 2009) was an American rhythm guitarist who performed and recorded with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Herbie Hancock and the Temptations, among others.
Dean Hsieh Dean Hsieh is an American musician and comic book creator.
Dean Magraw Dean Magraw is an American guitarist and composer.
Debbie Horton Debbie Horton is an American guitarist, DJ and songwriter who is the only woman to have ever played lead guitar for Johnny Cash.
Deke Dickerson Deke Dickerson (June 3, 1968 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Dennis Eveland Dennis Eveland born July 3, 1952 is an American guitarist, electronic musician, bassist, composer, and engineer.
Derek Archambault Derek Archambault is the vocalist, lyricist & guitarist of the bands Defeater (band) and Alcoa Archambault is best known for his screamed, yet discernible vocals and descriptive lyrics in the ha...
Derek Kern The Mission Snipers is a professional roller hockey team from New York which competes in the NARCh Pro and TORHS Pro tournament series.
Derek See Derek See (born June 6, 1975) is an American musician, music producer and music writer.
Devon Allman Devon Allman (born August 10, 1972) is a vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist and songwriter.
Dierks Bentley Dierks Bentley (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music artist who has been signed to Capitol Records Nashville since 2003.
Dino DiMuro Dino DiMuro is an independent composer, musician and producer.
Dion Fischer Dion Fischer is an American musician, producer, and visual artist born in Romeo, Michigan in 1972.
Doc Watson Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music.
Dominic Chianese Dominic Chianese (born February 24, 1931) is an American film, television and theatre actor, perhaps best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO TV series, The Sopranos.
Dominic Frasca Dominic Frasca (born April 5, 1967) is a guitarist, originally from Akron, Ohio, but living in New York City since the early 1990s.
Don Clark (musician) Don Clark (born May 30, 1975 in San Jose, CA) was the rhythm guitarist/bassist for the Christian metalcore band Demon Hunter, which he co-founded with his brother, vocalist Ryan Clark.
Don Costa Dominick P. "Don" Costa (June 10, 1925 – January 19, 1983) was an American pop music arranger and record producer, best known for his work with Frank Sinatra.
Don Peris Don Peris, guitarist for the band The Innocence Mission, has also released three solo albums.
Donn Pohren Donn E. Pohren is an American guitarist and historian.
Doug Carrion Doug Carrion is an American punk rock musician who played most notably in Descendents, Dag Nasty and Circle Jerks.
Doug Grean Doug Grean is an American record producer, audio engineer, and guitarist based in Los Angeles.
Doug Holland Doug Holland played guitar for New York City hardcore punk bands Kraut and the Cro-Mags.
Doug Pettibone Doug Pettibone (born in Los Angeles, California) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and studio musician.
Douglas Rye Douglas Forsythe Rye (Born November 6, 1950 in Westchester, New York) is a Los Angeles-based voice actor who has done Narration for such notable companies as Bank of America, The Discovery Chann...
Dr. Luke Lukasz Sebastian "Luke" Gottwald (born September 26, 1973), better known as Dr. Luke, is an American songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and remixer.
Duane Eddy Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) is a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist.
Duane Jarvis Duane Jarvis (August 22, 1957 – April 1, 2009) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter who recorded songs with many rock and roll and country music performers, including Frank Blac...
Duke Levine Duke Levine (born November 29, 1961) is an American guitarist known primarily for his rock and country music playing as a session musician.
Earl Slick Earl Slick (born Frank Madeloni in Brooklyn, New York, 1 October 1952) is a guitarist best known for his collaborations with David Bowie, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Robert Smith, although ...
Early Times (musician) Early Times is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter from Sacramento, CA. He received the Critics’ Choice Award as Sacramento’s Best Guitarist in 1997.
Eartha (artist) EARTHA, born Eartha Moore in Los Angeles, California, is an American female eclectic, alternative soul singer, songwriter, and musician.
Eartha (musician) EARTHA, born Eartha Moore in Los Angeles, California, is an American female eclectic, alternative soul singer, songwriter, and musician.
Ed Wool Ed Wool is an American blues/rock guitarist, singer, and published song writer from Watertown, New York.
Eddie Glass Eddie Glass (born December 19, 1970) is an American rock musician best known for his work with punk band Olivelawn, and stoner rock bands Nebula, and Fu Manchu.
Eddie Lang (singer) Eddie Langlois (Crescent City, January 15, 1936 - Slidell, Louisiana, 1985) was an American singer and guitarist.
El McMeen Elmer Ellsworth McMeen, III (known as El McMeen), born June 3, 1947, in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, is an acoustic steel-string fingerstyle guitarist.
Elbern Alkire Elbern H. "Eddie" Alkire (December 6, 1907, Hacker Valley, West Virginia – January 25, 1981) was America's most recognized performer, teacher, and innovator of the twentieth-century Hawaiian guitar.
Elvie Thomas Elvie Thomas was an American country blues singer and guitarist from Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi, 10 miles from Hattiesburg, United States.
Emerson Swinford Emerson Swinford, a native of Chicago, is a Los Angeles-based guitarist, composer/songwriter and producer.
Emilie Autumn Emilie Autumn Liddell (born on September 22, 1979), better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist.
Eric Carbonara Eric Carbonara is an American guitarist, composer, audio engineer and producer whose career spans over a decade of collaborations and solo work.
Eric Caudieux Eric Caudieux is an accomplished player of the keyboards and rhythm guitar who has not only played for guitarist Joe Satriani on many of his albums, but is a member of Joe Satriani's backing gr...
Eric Dover Eric Dover (born January 19, 1967 in Jasper, Alabama) is an American musician, guitarist and singer, most notably with Jellyfish, Slash's Snakepit, Imperial Drag and Alice Cooper.
Ernest Kaʻai Ernest Kaai (1881–1961) was considered by many to have been the foremost ukulele authority of his time, cited by some as being "Hawaii's Greatest Ukulele Player".
Ervan Coleman Ervan F. "Bud" Coleman (July 7, 1921 - May 26, 1967) was a guitar and mandolin player, member of Baja Marimba Band, worked with Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass and who famously wrote the hit "Ti...
Erykah Badu Erykah Abi Wright (born Erica Abi Wright; February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, and actress.
Esteban Esteban (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the stage name of guitarist Stephen Paul.
Ethan Brosh Ethan Brosh is a heavy metal guitarist from Boston, Massachusetts.
Ethan Fixell Ethan Fixell is a NY based comedian, writer, and actor.
Evan Wecksell Evan Wecksell is a touring guitar-playing comedian who primarily performs in Los Angeles and at colleges across the country.
Eyal Maoz Eyal Maoz (born 1969, Haifa) is an Israeli-born American guitarist, bandleader, solo performer and composer.
Faith Hill Faith Hill (born Audrey Faith Perry; September 21, 1967) is an American country pop singer and occasional actress.
Fareed Haque Fareed Haque (born 1963) is a fusion guitar virtuoso of Pakistani and Chilean descent.
Fatz Belvedere Michael Brew (born December 22, 1981, Howard Beach, Queens, New York), better known by his production and remixing name, Fatz Belvedere is an American record producer, writer and session g...
Frankie Emerson Frankie Emerson, also known as Frankie Teardrop, (a reference to a song by Suicide), is an American indie multi-instrumentalist, best known as a current member and for his work with the neo-...
Fred "Freak" Smith Fred "Freak" Smith is an American Musician most notable for being the guitarist of Beefeater.
Fred Field Fred Field, born Hollywood, Ca., guitarist, violinist and singer with Love Song, a pioneer of Christian rock music.
Fred Hellerman Fred Hellerman, born in Brooklyn, New York on May 13, 1927, and educated at Brooklyn College, is an American folk singer, guitarist, producer and song writer, primarily known as one of the memb...
Fred Punahoa Fred Punahoa (also spelled "Punahou") was a Hawaiian musician and slack key guitar player from Kalapana, Hawaii.
Fred Sablan Fred Sablan, is an American musician originally from Cupertino, California, who is best known for being the bassist for Marilyn Manson.
George Kahumoku, Jr. George Kahumoku, Jr. is a Grammy award-winning musician specializing in slack-key guitar.
George Kenneth Rajna George Kenneth Rajna (born November 10, 1965) is a bilingual speech-language pathologist, travel writer, teacher, Peace Corps Volunteer, and a musician who has traveled to over a hundred countri...
George Strait George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and called an icon, living legend, and easily one of the mo...
George Van Eps George Van Eps (August 7, 1913 – November 29, 1998) (often called "the Father of the Seven String Guitar") was an American swing and mainstream jazz guitarist.
Gill Landry Gill Landry, also known by the stage name of Frank Lemon, is a singer/songwriter and guitarist born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and a member of Old Crow Medicine Show and founding member o...
Glenn Crytzer Glenn Crytzer (born October 13, 1980) is an American composer, guitarist, banjoist, singer and big band leader.
Graham Clarke Graham Clarke is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and entertainer.
Graham Clarke (musician) Graham Clarke (born Graham Peter Clarke on July 11, 1970) is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and entertainer.
Gregg Hale (musician) Gregg Hale (born January 29, in Idaho Falls) is an American musician, producer, and recording engineer best known for playing guitar for multi-platinum British band Spiritualized, his work as an...
Gregory Doc Rossi Doc Rossi is a citternist, composer and scholar born in Dayton, Ohio in 1955, emigrating to Europe in 1984.
Gregory James Gregory James is an American guitarist and composer from San Francisco, CA. He has performed or recorded with musicians such as Vince Guaraldi, Ray Charles & Chico Hamilton, and opened for acts ...
Gurf Morlix Gurf Morlix is an American multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and record producer residing for many years in Austin, Texas.
Guru Ganesha Singh Khalsa GuruGanesha Singh Khalsa (ਗੁਰੂਗਣੇਸ਼ ਸਿੰਘ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ) is an eminent Sales training expert, Sikh devotional musician and expert guitarist.
Hahn Rowe Hahn Rowe is an internationally renowned violinist, guitarist, composer, and engineer/producer involved in a wide range of projects.
Heng Sure Heng Sure (恆實法師, Pinyin: Héng Shí, birth name Christopher R. Clowery; born October 31, 1949) is an American Buddhist monk, born and ordained in the United States.
Holland Davis Holland Davis is a Senior Pastor of Worship life Calvary Chapel in San Clemente, CA and a Calvary Chapel Christian worship leader, songwriter, Bible teacher, and author based in San Juan Capistrano.
Howard Paul Howard R. Paul (born November 15, 1960 in Petersburg, Virginia) is President/CEO of Benedetto Guitars, Inc., a company he co-founded with American luthier Robert Benedetto in June 2006 followin...
Hugh McCracken Hugh C. McCracken (March 31, 1942 – March 28, 2013) was an American rock guitarist and session musician based in New York City, primarily known for his performance on guitar and also as a h...
Ian M. Anderson Ian Anderson is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, author, journalist, producer, publicist and music promoter.
India.Arie India.Arie (born India Arie Simpson; October 3, 1975) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer.
Ingrid Michaelson Ingrid Ellen Egbert Michaelson (born December 8, 1979) is a New York-based indie-pop singer-songwriter.
Isaac Guillory Isaac Guillory (February 27, 1947 – December 31, 2000) was an American folk guitarist.
Israel Nash Israel Nash is the recording and performing moniker of American singer, songwriter, and guitarist Israel Nash Gripka.
J. Clark (musician) J. Clark, born Jason Clark, is an American musician from Minneapolis, Minnesota who became well known after moving to Seattle, Washington.
Jack Conte Jack Conte is a multi-instrumentalist, song-writer, entrepreneur and filmmaker based in the San Francisco Bay Area who lives off the sale of MP3s online.
Jack Lathrop Jack Lathrop was an American vocalist and guitarist who recorded for RCA Victor as “Jack Lathrop and his Drugstore Cowboys” and had a couple of minor hits, in part because of the Petrillo record...
Jack Rose (guitarist) Jack Rose (October 16, 1971 – December 5, 2009) was an American guitarist originally from Virginia and later based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jake Childs Jake Childs is a tech-house producer and DJ. He was born as Leonard Jacob Rothschild on Sept.
Jake Eckert Jake Eckert was born April 27, 1976 in Chicago and at a young age moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he grew up.
Jake Pitts Black Veil Brides is an American rock band originally formed in Cincinnati, Ohio, but the band was reformed in 2009 in Hollywood, California.
Jake Turner Jake Turner was born on October 12, 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jamal Millner Jamal Millner (born 1971) is a guitar player from West Virginia, known best for his tenure with the 5x5, a blues band led by Corey Harris.
James Burton James Burton (born August 21, 1939, in Dubberly, Louisiana) is an American guitarist.
James Chimombe James Chimombe, (1951–1990) was a Zimbabwean vocalist and a guitarist.
James Denton James "Jamie" Thomas Denton, Jr. (born January 20, 1963) is an American film and television actor, best known for playing Mike Delfino in the television series Desperate Housewives.
James Hepler James Hepler (born October 15, 1973) is an American musician.
James Lynch (musician) James Patrick Lynch is the electric guitarist and a vocalist of the Boston Celtic punk group Dropkick Murphys.
James Mankey James Andrew Mankey is the guitarist in Concrete Blonde and also played with Sparks.
Jamie Block Jamie Block, also known by the alias Block, is a New York City-based musician, known for being a prominent member of New York's anti-folk movement.
Jamie Davis (musician) Jamie Davis (born September 3, 1983) is an American country/soul/Southern rock musician.
Jandek Jandek is the musical project of an outsider musician who operates out of Houston, Texas.
Janet Feder Janet Feder is a Denver, Colorado based composer and guitarist.
Janis Ian Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink, April 7, 1951) is an American songwriter, singer, musician, columnist and science fiction author.
Jared MacEachern Jared MacEachern is an American musician, best known as a singer and rhythm guitarist of the American heavy metal band Sanctity.
Jasen Rauch Jasen Rauch is the former rhythm guitarist for the alternative rock band Red.
Jason Aldean Jason Aldean (born Jason Aldine Williams; February 28, 1977) is an American pop country singer.
Jason DeCorse Jason DeCorse (born January 16, 1974 in Yuma, Arizona) is of the Quechan Indian nation and is currently living in Hollywood, California.
Jason Krause Jason Krause is an American guitar player for Kid Rock's Twisted Brown Trucker Band.
Jay Berliner Jay Berliner (born May 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist.
Jay Boy Adams James Wallace Adams, known as Jay Boy Adams (born c. 1949), is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Lubbock and San Antonio, Texas, known particularly for his talent for storytelling i...
Jay Kalk Jay Kalk, AKA Jayder (born January 11, 1975) is an American and International touring and recording artist formerly based out of Los Angeles, Phoenix, Honolulu, who currently resides in Minneapo...
Jeff Carpenter Jeff Carpenter is an award winning musician and songwriter with the all Native American orchestral rock band Injunuity.
Jeff Dahlgren Jeff Dahlgren (born 9 October 1965,Los Angeles, USA) is an American guitarist and producer.
Jeff Foskett Jeffrey Foskett is a guitarist and singer best known for his work with Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys.
Jeff Irwin (Will Haven) Jeff Irwin (born on April 3, 1973) is a US musician, and is the guitarist for hardcore-metal band Will Haven.
Jeff LaBar Jeffrey Philip LaBar (born March 18, 1963, in Darby, Pennsylvania) is an American guitarist most famous for playing in the band Cinderella, in which he replaced original guitarist Michael Smeric...
Jeff Mattson Jeff Mattson (born July 3, 1958) is an American musician.
Jeffrey Foskett Jeffrey "Jeff" Foskett is an American guitarist and singer best known for his work with Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys.
Jeffrey Kollman Jeffrey "Jeff" Kollman is an American guitar player from Toledo, Ohio, best known for his work with Glenn Hughes, Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats, UFO off-shoot Mogg/Way and progressive rock tri...
Jen Shyu Jen Shyu is a singer, composer, and instrumentalist.
Jeremy Michael Ward Jeremy Michael Ward (May 5, 1976 – May 25, 2003) was the sound technician and vocal operator for The Mars Volta and for the dub outfit De Facto.
Jeremy Parzen Jeremy Parzen (born 1967, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American wine writer and educator, blogger, food and wine historian, and musician who resides in Austin, Texas.
Jeremy Ylvisaker Jeremy Ylvisaker is a multi-instrumentalist from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jerry Horton (guitarist) Jerry Allan Horton is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of Californian alternative rock band Papa Roach Jerry Horton was born in Dixon, California on the 10th of March.
Jessica Harp Jessica Leigh Harp (born on February 3, 1982) is an American songwriter and former country artist from Kansas City, Missouri.
Jim Babjak Jim Babjak (born November 17, 1957) is the lead guitar player and founding member of The Smithereens.
Jim Ed Norman Jim Ed Norman (born Edward James Norman, October 16, 1948, Fort Myers, Florida) is an American musician, record producer, arranger and label head.
Jim Keller Jim Keller is a musician who was one of the founders, the lead guitarist, and supporting vocalist for the American rock band Tommy Tutone based in San Francisco, CA, and was co-writer of that ba...
Jim McCarty (guitarist) James William McCarty (born June 1, 1945) is an American blues rock guitarist from Detroit, Michigan.
Jim Post Jim Post (born October 28, 1939 in Houston, Texas) is an American folk singer-songwriter, composer, playwright and actor.
Joe Henry Joe Henry (born December 2, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and Grammy award winning producer.
John Dwyer (musician) John Dwyer (musician) (born October 3, 1974) is an American musician currently based in San Francisco, California, and originally from Providence, Rhode Island.
John Hammink John Hammink (born May 1, 1970) is an American engineer, musician, writer and linguist from Ohio.
John Kameaaloha Almeida John Kameaaloha Almeida (November 28, 1897 – October 9, 1985) was a blind musician and songwriter from Oahu, Hawaii.
John Keawe John Keawe is a Hawaiian musician and slack key guitar player from Hawi in the North Kohala district of the Big Island of Hawaii.
John Kempainen The Black Dahlia Murder is an American heavy metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001.
John Lloyd Taylor John Lloyd "J.T." Taylor (born March 23, 1982) is an American musician.
John McBain (musician) John McBain (born John Paul McBain on April 23, 1965) was a guitarist for Monster Magnet, Wellwater Conspiracy, his solo work, and has contributed to The Desert Sessions McBain hails from New J...
John McCurry John McCurry is an American musician and composer, a guitarist, songwriter and singer based in New York City.
John Mitchum John Mitchum (September 6, 1919 – November 29, 2001) was an American actor from the 1940s to the 1970s in film and television.
John Roth (musician) American guitarist John Roth, best known for his work with the rock bands Winger, Black Oak Arkansas, and Giant, has been touring and recording with national acts since the mid 1980s.
John Schneiderman John H. Schneiderman is an American lutenist and guitarist born in California.
John Sekula John Sekula (January 14, 1969 – October 28, 2010) was the original guitarist for alternative metal band Mushroomhead.
John Stowell John Stowell is an American Jazz guitarist, composer, author and lecturer.
John T. La Barbera John La Barbera is a musical composer, arranger and plays guitar and mandolin.
John Walker (musician) John Joseph Maus (November 12, 1943 – May 7, 2011), known professionally as John Walker, was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the founder of The Walker Brothers,...
John Wheeler (musician) John Wheeler (born January 7, 1970 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American musician, songwriter and music producer.
John Wilkinson (guitarist) John Wilkinson was an American guitarist best known for performing with Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and The New Christy Minstrels in the 1960s and 1970s.
John Ziegler (guitarist) Pigmy Love Circus is a Los Angeles rock band first formed in the mid-1980s and known for performing theatrical acts such as sword swallowing during their concerts.
Jon Howard Jonathan Michael Howard (born April 27, 1985 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania) is a songwriter, producer, and touring guitarist for Paramore.
Jon Levin Jon Levin (born March 18, 1966) is the current guitarist for the American heavy metal band Dokken.
Jon Sousa Jon Sousa is a contemporary American musician and solo guitarist from New Jersey, currently residing in Boulder, Colorado.
Jon St. James Jon St. James is an American guitarist, songwriter–composer, producer and engineer whose Casbah Recording Studio was a part of Orange County, California's new music scene in the late 1970s and e...
Jonathan Gunnell Jonathan Phillip Gunnell (born December 26, 1984 in Santa Ana, California) is an American musician, audio engineer, record producer, and educator.
Jordin Sparks Jordin Brianna Sparks (born December 22, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.
Joseph Genaro Anthony Joseph "Joe" Genaro (born October 15, 1962 in Wagontown, Pennsylvania) is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist for the punk rock group Th...
Joseph Vincent Joseph Vincent Encarnacion (born August 15, 1989), better known as Joseph Vincent, is a Filipino American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Josh Farro Joshua Neil Farro (born September 29, 1987) is an American rock guitarist and songwriter, and the lead guitarist of the band Novel American.
Josh Graves Josh Graves (September 27, 1927 Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tennessee – September 30, 2006), born Burkett Howard Graves, was an American bluegrass musician.
Josh Lattanzi Josh Lattanzi is an American musician best known for his collaborations with Norah Jones, Ben Kweller, The Lemonheads, Albert Hammond Jr., The Candles and Tinted Windows.
Joshua Ray Josh "Joshua Ray" Gooch (born January 16, 1991) is an American guitarist, songwriter and music producer.
Josiah Leming Josiah Leming (born March 26, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for appearing in Season 7 of American Idol, where he was cut during the Hollywood round of the auditions, jus...
Juan Serrano (Flamenco) Dr. Juan Serrano is a flamenco guitarist who has played concerts and made recordings throughout the world.
Jude Gold Jude Gold is an American guitarist and Los Angeles editor of Guitar Player magazine.
Julia Nunes Julia Nunes (born January 3, 1989) is a singer and songwriter from Fairport, New York.
Julian Coryell Julian Coryell (born 1973) is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
Justin Guarini Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell; October 28, 1978) is an American singer/songwriter and actor who rose to fame in 2002 as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television ...
Justin Lassen Justin Lassen, born August 27, 1981 in Denver, Colorado, is a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and remixer who has worked in the film and game (as well as other) industries.
Karl Messner Karl Messner (born March 21, 1970) is a Contemporary Christian Music artist most notably known as lead guitarist and co-founder of Christian parody band ApologetiX, with whom he played nearly 1,...
Katie Reider Kathryn Ann "Katie" Reider (23 May 1978 – 14 July 2008) was an American singer-songwriter from Cincinnati, Ohio.
Keli Price Keli Price (born June 30, 1990) is an American actor, musician, and model.
Keller Williams Keller Williams (born February 4, 1970) is an American musician from Fredericksburg, Virginia, who began performing in the early 1990s.
Ken Block (musician) Ken Block (born November 23, 1966) is a songwriter, guitarist and lead singer of the rock band Sister Hazel.
Kenn Smith Kenneth LaMont Smith (born April 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) a touring & session bassist, guitarist, later composer, recording artist for his own label Kenn Smith Music.
Kennedy (musician) Jack Kennedy, better known as simply Kennedy is a musician from Thousand Oaks, California who currently writes music that fuses disco and modern day Electronic Dance Music.
Kenny Chesney Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer.
Kenny Cordray Kenny Cordray is an American instrumental guitarist and song writer.
Kenny Howes Kenny Howes (born February 10, 1970) is an American musician primarily in the power pop genre.
Kenny Noble Cortes Kenny Noble Cortes is an American radio personality, musician, and songwriter.
Keola Beamer Keola Beamer is a Hawaiian slack-key guitar player, best known as the composer of "Honolulu City Lights" and an innovative musician who fused Hawaiian roots and contemporary music.
Kesang Marstrand Kesang Marstrand (born October 31, 1981) is an American folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Kevin Carlberg Kevin Carlberg was an American vocalist and acoustic guitarist.
Kevin Danczak Kevin Danczak is an American rock guitarist and is best known for being the guitarist in 1990s pop punk band Size 14.
Kevin Drake 30 Seconds to Mars is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1998.
Kevin Garant Kevin Laurent Garant is a guitarist, composer and sound designer.
Kevin Kastning Kevin Kastning (born December 26, 1961, Wichita, Kansas) is an American guitarist, composer and musical instrument inventor.
Kevin Skinner Patrick Kevin Skinner (born February 25, 1974), better known as Kevin Skinner, is an American country music singer from the Jackson Purchase region of Kentucky.
Killick Erik Hinds Killick Erik Hinds (born 1972) of Athens, Georgia is active as a composer, performer, and promoter of a wide range of music.
Korel Tunador Korel Tunador is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter living in Los Angeles, California.
Kyle Jacobs Kyle Christopher Jacobs (born 1973) is an American country music songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, pianist as well as a staff writer for Curb Music since 2003.
Kyle Patrick Kyle Patrick Dickherber (born May 20, 1986 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and the lead singer of Boston power pop band, The Click Five.
Kyp Malone David Kyp Joel Malone (born February 27, 1973) is a multi-instrumentalist and member of the bands TV on the Radio and Iran.
Lane Gibson Lane Gibson is an American musician and recording engineer from Metuchen, NJ. His musical career spans over 40 years and since the 1990s, has also led to a career in sound engineering and mastering.
Larry Burnett Larry Burnett is a Virginia-based singer/songwriter/guitarist who was one of the original members of the pop-rock group Firefall.
Larry Knechtel Lawrence William "Larry" Knechtel (August 4, 1940 – August 20, 2009) was an American keyboard player and bassist, best known as a member of The Wrecking Crew, a collection of Los Angeles-based s...
Lauren Barrett Lauren Barrett (born June 25, 1981) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist.
Lee Ann Womack Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who is best known for her old fashioned-styled country music songs that often discuss subjects such as c...
Lee Underwood Lee Underwood is an American musician and writer notable for performing on lead guitar with Tim Buckley for most of Buckley's career.
Les Dudek Les Dudek (born August 2, 1952, at Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, Rhode Island) is an American guitarist.
Les Fradkin Les Fradkin is a MIDI guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, composer and record producer.
Les Hall Les Hall is an American composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter from Columbia, South Carolina, best known for his involvement in Crossfade and 70 Volt Parade, Trey Anastasio's ...
Marty Grebb Martin Joseph "Marty" Grebb (born 2 September 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a keyboardist, guitarist, saxophonist, and is also a producer and arranger.
Mary Ford Mary Ford (July 7, 1924–September 30, 1977), born Iris Colleen Summers, was an American vocalist and guitarist, comprising half of the husband-and-wife musical team Les Paul and Mary...
Mary Halvorson Mary Halvorson is an avant-garde guitarist from Boston currently living in Brooklyn.
Mason Lindahl Mason Lindahl is a guitarist and songwriter from Sacramento, California.
Mathias Anderle Mathias Cole Anderle (born July 3, 1993) is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Puyallup, Washington, United States.
Mathieu Bauer Mathieu Bauer is an American painter, sculptor and musician.
Matt Embree Matthew Embree is a singer and guitarist best known as the front-man of the Rx Bandits.
Matt Hyde Matt Hyde is an American producer, engineer, mixer and musician.
Matt Maher Matthew "Matt" Guion Maher (born November 10, 1974) is a contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist, songwriter, and worship leader originally from Newfoundland, Canada, who later relocated to Te...
Matt Schulze Matthew Steven "Matt" Schulze (born July 3, 1972) is an American actor and musician.
Matt Schulze (actor) Matthew Steven "Matt" Schulze (born July 3, 1972) is an American actor and musician.
Matt Sweeney Matt Sweeney is a guitarist, vocalist, and producer who has worked with various musicians and groups.
Matthew Davidson Matthew Davidson, guitarist and vocalist, is a 16-year-old child prodigy from Shreveport, Louisiana.
Matthew E. White Matthew E. White (born August 14, 1982) is an American songwriter, producer, arranger, and founder of Spacebomb Records in Richmond, Virginia.
Matthew Montfort Matthew Montfort is the leader of the world music ensemble Ancient Future.
Maxxxwell Carlisle Maxxxwell Carlisle (Maxxxwell McHugh Carlisle) is an American Heavy Metal guitarist, songwriter, producer and bodybuilder from Los Angeles, California.
Meaghan Jette Martin Meaghan Jette Martin (born February 17, 1992) is an American actress and singer.
Meg Baird Meg Baird is an American musician originally from New Jersey and currently based in San Francisco, California after having established her musical career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Melissa Rapp Melissa Catherine Rapp (born July 15, 1978) is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter.
Merle Watson Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (born March 3, 1923) is an American guitar player, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music.
Micah Smaldone Micah Smaldone (born 1978) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist based in Maine.
Michael Bellusci Michael Bellusci (born May 8, 1960 in Flushing, Queens, NY) is a drummer/musician best known for his work with the post 1984 touring company of the Broadway Musical "Beatlemania" and the bands "...
Michael Chorney Michael Chorney is an American saxophone and guitar player, composer, arranger, and music producer.
Michael Landau Michael Landau (1 June 1958, Los Angeles) is a prolific session musician and guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, S...
Michael Sarver Michael Sarver (born March 28, 1981) is an American singer from Jasper, Texas, who was the tenth place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol.
Michael Sembello Michael Andrew Sembello (born April 17, 1954) is an American musician and songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Michael Smerick Michael Schermick, known professionally as Michael Kelly Smith, is an American guitarist who formerly played for the glam metal band Cinderella.
Michael Stewart (musician) Michael “Mike” Stewart (April 19, 1945 – November 13, 2002) was the co-founder and guitarist for We Five.
Michael Tarbox Michael Tarbox (born January 14, 1956) is an American songwriter, guitarist and singer who performs solo and with the Boston-based group The Tarbox Ramblers.
Michael Thomas (American musician) Tuff is an American glam metal band formed in 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona, by guitarist Jorge DeSaint (born George Manos) and bassist Todd Chase (born Todd Chaisson).
Michael Thompson (guitarist) Michael Thompson (born Michael Wood Thompson, February 11, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, United States) is an American guitarist and songwriter.
Michael W. Smith Michael Whitaker Smith (born October 7, 1957) is an American contemporary Christian musician, who has charted primarily in the contemporary Christian and occasionally in the mainstream charts.
Miranda Lambert Miranda Leigh Lambert-Shelton (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third pla...
Monte Montgomery Monte Montgomery (born August 11, 1966) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter.
Monte Pittman Monte Pittman (born Monte Lee Pittman on November 19, 1975 in Longview, Texas) is an American musician, songwriter and studio musician, based out of Los Angeles, known largely as Madonna's...
Mutlu Onaral Mutlu Onaral is an American Soul singer from Philadelphia.
Nadja Peulen Nadja Peulen (Born October 1, 1979) is a recording artist from Germany who replaced Coal Chamber's Rayna Foss-Rose for live performances.
Navene Koperweis Navene Koperweis (born May 31, 1985) is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer, best known as the former drummer of Animosity and Animals as Leaders.
Neil Hagerty Neil Michael Hagerty is an American guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Neil Levang Neil LeVang is an American born musician who is best known from television's The Lawrence Welk Show, playing guitar, violin and banjo.
Never Shout Never Never Shout Never is an American Indie Rock band formed in Joplin, Missouri in 2007.
Nick Falcon Nick Falcon (born July 20, 1968) is an American musician best known as guitarist, composer, lyricist and singer of the band The Young Werewolves.
Nick Monteleone Nick Monteleone is a film producer and composer, and a founding partner of Train Bridge Films, an independent production company and foreign sales agency.
Nick Waterhouse Nick Waterhouse (born c. 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, California.
Nicky Skopelitis Nicky Skopelitis is an American guitarist and composer from Greek heritage.
Nil Lara Nil Lara is a Cuban-American musician from Miami, Florida who is a singer, guitarist and songwriter, playing the tres, the six-stringed Cuban guitar, and the cuatro, a Venezuelan guitar.
Nils Frykdahl Nils Frykdahl is an American musician most known for his work with the bands Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and Idiot Flesh.
Nishad George Nishad George is an American heavy metal/hard rock guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California born in September 1992.
Nokie Edwards Nokie Edwards (born Nole Floyd Edwards, May 9, 1935, Lahoma, Oklahoma) is an American musician and member of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Paul Green (musician) Paul Green (born July 9, 1972) is an American record producer, film producer, director, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, music teacher, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who founded School of Roc...
Paul Speer Paul Speer (b. 1952 Lewiston, Idaho) is a Grammy nominated guitarist, composer, and record producer.
Paul Warren Paul Warren (born December 22, 1953) is an American blues/rock guitar player, and is the touring guitar player for the English rock singer Rod Stewart.
Paul Yandell Paul Yandell (d. 2010, age 76) was an American guitar player from Mayfield, Kentucky.
Paulie Z Paulie Zablidowsky is the guitarist and vocalist for the rock band ZO2.
Pete Kovachevich Pete Kovachevich is a guitar player, singer, and songwriter from the south side of Chicago.
Pete Stewart Pete Stewart is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer from Washington state.
Peter Frampton Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist.
Peter Stroud Peter Stroud is a US guitarist best known for his work with Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Pete Droge, and Sarah McLachlan.
Phil Demmel Phil Demmel is the lead guitarist for American heavy metal band Machine Head.
Phil Wickham Philip David "Phil" Wickham (born April 5, 1984) is a Contemporary Christian vocalist/songwriter and guitarist from San Diego, California.
Phines We$t Phines West (born February 1987), better known as 808, is an American Grammy Award-nominated hip-hop, R&B and contemporary artist currently signed to RCA Records and GOOD Music.
Pj Perez Pj Perez is an American editor, writer and musician, best known for his reports and commentary on Las Vegas culture in such publications as Rolling Stone.
Porky Freeman Quilla Hugh "Porky" Freeman (born June 29, 1916, Vera Cruz, Missouri, United States– July 8, 2001) is an American Western swing performer, bandleader, and songwriter.
Quinn Allman The Used is an American rock band from Orem, Utah.
Quinn Sullivan Quinn Sullivan (born March 26, 1999) is an American singer and guitarist from New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Randal Bays Randal Bays (born 1950) is a fiddler, guitarist and composer.
Randy Matthews Randy Matthews (born 1950) is a Christian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pioneer of Jesus music.
Randy Resnick Randy Resnick (born 1947), is a guitarist who has played with many blues and jazz luminaries, such as Don "Sugarcane" Harris, John Lee Hooker, John Klemmer, John Mayall and Freddie King.
Randy Thomas (musician) Randy Thomas (born November 15, 1954 in Denison, Texas) is an American Christian rock musician best known for being a member of the Sweet Comfort Band and Allies and co-writing "Butterfly Kisses".
RAS-1 RAS-1 (Richard Arthur Smith) is a musician (guitarist/singer) who was in the band Long Beach Shortbus with former Sublime bassist Eric Wilson and Trey Pragborn of Falling Idols, along with drumm...
Ravi Hutheesing Ravi Hutheesing, Vivek Hutheesing's younger brother, is an American singer-songwriter/guitarist and former guitarist for the band Hanson, motivational speaker, writer,
Ray LaMontagne Raymond "Ray" Charles Jack LaMontagne (born June 18, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter.
Ray Toro My Chemical Romance is an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 2001.
Raymond Kāne Raymond Kaleoalohapoinaʻoleohelemanu Kāne (October 2, 1925 - February 27, 2008), was one of Hawaii's acknowledged masters of the slack-key guitar.
Raymond Toro Raymond "Ray" Toro, is an American rock guitarist and is currently a member of the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance.
Reggie Bannister Reginald Horace "Reggie" Bannister (born September 29, 1945) is an American musician, actor, producer, writer, and activist.
Reggie Knighton Reggie Knighton is a singer, songwriter and lead guitarist from Biloxi, Mississippi who relocated to Los Angeles, California at an early age and grew up there.
Reid Ewing Reid Ewing (born November 7, 1988) is an American actor best known for his recurring guest role as Dylan on the ABC comedy Modern Family.
Reverend Freakchild Reverend Freakchild is a New York City-based musician, singer, and songwriter, known for writing and performing a distinct style of the blues incorporating elements of psychedelic music, country...
Richard Bivens Richard Bivens (born August 26, 1979) is an American musician from Orange County, California.
Richard Campbell (musician) Richard Campbell (born December 7, 1958) is a United States musician best known for his work as a bass guitarist and vocalist for Natalie Cole in the 1980s, and more recently with Three Dog Nigh...
Richard Niles Richard Niles is an American composer, arranger, producer, guitarist, broadcaster and journalist.
Richard Peter Davis Richard Peter Davis (born December 30, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American guitarist and bandleader who is Chicago-based.
Richie Ranno Richie Ranno (b. January 21, 1950 in Bronx, New York) is a musician, most famous as a member of Starz.
Rick Fowler Rick Fowler is an American blues-rock guitarist originally from Bowdon, Georgia.
Rick Moses Rick Moses (born September 5, 1952) is an American actor and singer/songwriter.
Rick Rubin Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records.
Ricky Sans Ricky Sans, is the guitarist/songwriter of alternative pop/rock band Mêlée.
Rob Chiarelli Rob Chiarelli (born 13 January 1963) is an American record producer, mix engineer, musician and published author.
Rob Parissi Rob Parissi is an American singer and guitarist, perhaps best known as frontman for the American funk group Wild Cherry, under which he had his biggest, and so far only hit "Play That Funky Music."
Rob Quist Rob Quist (January 5, 1948 -) is an American singer, guitarist, banjo player and award-winning songwriter.
Robert David Hall Robert David Hall (born November 9, 1947) is an American actor, best known for his role as coroner Dr. Albert Robbins M.D. on the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Robert Musso Robert Musso is a New York City-based guitarist, composer, engineer, and producer.
Robert Quine Robert Wolfe Quine (December 30, 1942 – May 31, 2004) was an American guitarist, known for his innovative guitar solos.
Robert White (guitarist) Robert Willie White was an African-American soul musician, one of the guitarists for Motown's in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers, White is best known for performing the guitar riff on The T...
Rod Castro Rodrigo "Rod" Castro is a Los Angeles-based session guitarist.
Rogers Masson Rogers Masson is an American record producer, engineer, mixer, and songwriter.
Roisin Dunne Roisin Dunne Ross was born on September 18, 1965 in Ireland.
Roland Bautista Roland Bautista was a rhythm guitarist who was a former member of the band Earth, Wind & Fire.
Ronny Cox Daniel Ronald "Ronny" Cox (born July 23, 1938) is an American character actor, author, singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Ronny Drayton Ronny Drayton is a well-known guitarist currently based in the New York City area.
Ross Lynch Ross Shor Lynch (born December 29, 1995) is an American television actor, singer, dancer, and musician.
Roy Harvey (musician) Roy Cecil Harvey (March 24, 1892 – July 11, 1958) was an American old time guitar player, singer and songwriter.
Roy Montrell Roy Montrell (27 February 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana – 16 March 1979, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) was a rhythm & blues guitarist who performed as a session musician for many famous artists, as...
Roy Zimmerman (satirist) Roy Zimmerman (born October 7, 1957) is an American satirical singer-songwriter and guitarist whose self-proclaimed leftist-slanted commentary is primarily focused on social issues and politics.
Russ DeSalvo Russ DeSalvo is an American producer, arranger, songwriter, and guitarist.
Russ Lee Russ Lee is a contemporary Christian singer and songwriter.
Ryan Murphey Ryan Murphey is a Grammy-nominated music producer, songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist.
Ryan Plewacki Ryan Plewacki is an American musician and singer-songwriter.
Sal Cuevas Electric bass guitarist and upright bassist Salvador "Sal" Cuevas was for many years, a member of the salsa music group Fania All-Stars, circa, as well as several other top name salsa groups of...
Sam Lucas Sam Lucas (1850 – 5 January 1916) was an African-American actor, comedian, singer, and songwriter.
Sanjay Mishra Sanjay Mishra is an American Guitarist/Composer born in India and subsequently becoming a citizen of the United States who began performing after completing his studies at the Peabody Conservat...
Sanjaya Malakar Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (born September 10, 1989) is an American singer, who was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol.
Santiago Almeida Santiago Almeida (born July 25, 1911, Skidmore, Texas, died July 8, 1999) was a Texas musician influential in the development of the musical genres of tejano and conjunto.
Sara Bareilles Sara Beth Bareilles (born December 7, 1979) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and pianist.
Sara Evans Sara Lynn Evans (born February 5, 1971) is an American country singer and songwriter.
Sarah Reed Sarah Reed (b. 1973 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American musician, singer, guitarist.
Sarah Silverman Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, writer, and actress.
Scott Appel Scott T. Appel (March 3, 1954 – March 11, 2003) was a musician and a musicologist.
Scott Hackwith Scott Hackwith (born September 3, 1968) is an American composer-producer-musician whose career has progressed from work as a professional guitarist and singer to recording producer and scoring m...
Scott Kempner Scott "Top Ten" Kempner (born 6 February 1954, Bronx, New York, US) is the rhythm guitarist with The Dictators since they formed in 1974 (only leaving the band for a few years starting in 2002).
Scott MacIntyre Scott Douglas MacIntyre (born June 22, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist, and the eighth place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol.
Scott Miller (California musician) Scott Miller (April 4, 1960 – April 15, 2013) was a singer, songwriter and guitarist best known for his work as leader of the 1980s band Game Theory and 1990s band the Loud Family.
Scott Miller (pop musician) Scott Miller (April 4, 1960 – April 15, 2013) was a singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as leader of the 1980s band Game Theory and 1990s band the Loud Family, and as the a...
Scott Murawski Scott Murawski (born 21 October 1956 in Agawam, MA) is an American multi-instrumentalist, specializing on the electric guitar.
Sean Romin Sean Romin, born May 28, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, is an American musician who's main works include guitar & songwriting for the Los Angeles bands The Generators, Schleprock, Decry, Woo...
Sepand Samzadeh Days Between Stations is the creative partnership between guitarist Sepand Samzadeh and keyboardist Oscar Fuentes.
Seth Morrison (musician) Jacob Seth Morrison (born February 19, 1988) is an American musician and the lead guitarist for the Christian rock band Skillet.
Seymour W. Duncan Seymour W. Duncan is a guitarist and guitar repairman, but is best known as the man behind Seymour Duncan Company, the manufacturer of guitar pickups, bass pickups, and effects pedals located in...
Shane Theriot Shane Theriot (born in Thibodaux, Louisiana) is an American guitarist and composer.
Shawn Harris Shawn Harris (born June 24, 1982) was the lead singer and guitarist for pop punk group, The Matches.
Shelly Lares Michell Yvette Lares (born November 13, 1971), best known as Shelly Lares, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and percussionist.
Sir Doosky Sir Doosky aka The Doo (born Eric Ortega, January 24, 1978) is an American musician whose main works include guitar & songwriting for the Los Angeles band The Generators, in which he...
Skye Vaughan-Jayne Skye Vaughan-Jayne was born in Huntington Beach as Jonathan Ian Skye Jayne.
Solomon Burke Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the...
Sonny Chillingworth Edwin Bradfield Liloa Chillingworth, Jr., known as Sonny Chillingworth, (July 14, 1932 – August 24, 1994) was an American guitarist and singer.
Sonny Lim Elmer "Sonny" Lim is a Hawaiian musician and slack key guitar player from Waimea (Kamuela) on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Sonny Mayo Sonny Mayo (born July 16, 1971, Washington, D.C.) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and music producer.
Stacy Parrish Stacy Parrish, and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an American songwriter, musician, engineer, and record producer.
Stan Lee (musician) Stan Soble A.K.A. Stan Lee (born 24 September 1956) is one of the founding members of The Dickies and has been their lead guitarist since they formed in 1977.
Standard design Tom Pappalardo (born 1973) is a Northampton, Massachusetts graphic designer, cartoonist, illustrator, and musician.
Stephen Bruton Stephen Bruton (November 7, 1948 - May 9, 2009) was an American musician.
Stephen Dadaian Stephen Charles Dadaian is an Armenian electric and classical guitarist from Cresskill, New Jersey.
Stephen Lynch (musician) Stephen Andrew Lynch (born July 28, 1971, Abington, Pennsylvania), is an American stand-up comedian, musician and Tony Award-nominated actor who is known for his songs mocking daily life and pop...
Steve Blaze Steve Blaze is the guitarist for the groups Angel, Lillian Axe, Circle of Light and Near Life Experience.
Steve Farmer (musician) Steve Farmer is an American guitarist and composer best known for his composition with Ted Nugent in 1968 titled "Journey to the Center of the Mind", performed by their group The Amboy Dukes.
Steve Free Steve Free is an award-winning Appalachian musician.
Steve Grand (musician) Steve Grand (born 1990) is an American musician and singer-songwriter from Lemont, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.
Steve Kaynan Steven Jacob Kaynan is an American guitarist and songwriter.
Steve Koester Steve Koester is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist.
Steve Marchena Steve Marchena (born 1970) is an American classical, rock and jazz guitarist.
Steve Tibbetts Steve Tibbetts (born 1954) is a St. Paul, Minn.-based American guitarist known for an original approach to both composing and sound-forming.
Steve, Righ? Steve Montano, better known by his stage name Steve, Righ?, is the guitarist, backing vocalist in the American synthpunk band Mindless Self Indulgence.
Steven "Crash" Worley Steven Carroll Worley (born May 17, 1982), better known as Crash, is an American singer and guitarist, best known for starting The Crash Course Band.
Steven Curtis Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962) is an American Christian music singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist.
Steven Mackey Steven ("Steve") Mackey (born February 14, 1956) is an American composer, guitarist, and music educator.
Steven P Charles Western Flyer was an American country music band founded in 1992 by Danny Myrick (lead vocals, bass guitar), Chris Marion (keyboards, vocals), T. J. Klay (harmonica, mandolin, vocals), Bruce Gus...
Steven Seagal Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, martial artist, musician and reserve deputy sheriff.
Steven Springer Steven Springer (born Steven Anthony Springer) (September 23, 1951 – September 10, 2012) was an American guitarist and songwriter known for his innovative smooth soft touch guitar style.
Takuma Kanaiwa Takuma Kanaiwa is a New York City based musician and electrical engineer.
Tariqh Akoni Tariqh Akoni is a performing and session guitarist and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California.
Taylor York Taylor Benjamin York (born December 17, 1989), is an American rock guitarist and is currently a member of the alternative rock band Paramore.
Teddy Presberg Teddy Presberg is an American guitarist, composer and bandleader.
Terri Hendrix Terri Hendrix (born 13 February 1968) is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and independent artist from San Marcos, Texas, who has been offering an eclectic brand of Americana — encompas...
Tom Paley Thomas T. "Tom" Paley (born March 19, 1928) is an American guitarist, banjo and fiddle player.
Tommy Crook Tommy Crook is an American guitarist who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Tommy Durden Thomas Russell "Tommy" Durden (December 15, 1919–October 17, 1999) was an American steel guitarist and songwriter, who is most notable for co-writing Elvis Presley's breakthrough hit, "Hea...
Tommy Heath Thomas Allen "Tommy" Heath (born March 1947) is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and occasional keyboardist of Tommy Tutone, a 1980s rock band most famous for their top 5 hit, "867-5309/Jenny."
Willie Chambers Willie Chambers is a singer, guitarist, and former member of The Chambers Brothers, a rock band in the 1960s with hits such as "In The Midnight Hour, "I Can't Turn You Loose", and "Time Has Come...
Willie Hutch William McKinley Hutchison (December 6, 1944 – September 19, 2005), better known as Willie Hutch, was an American singer, songwriter as well as a record producer and reco...
Wyclef Jean Wyclef Jeanelle Jean (born October 17, 1969) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning Haitian-American rapper, singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and politician.
Wynne Paris Wynne Paris (born June 22, 1964 in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama) is a New Age and world beat musician/producer with a special focus on yoga music and kirtan, the call-and-response singing of Bhakti...
Zach Filkins Zachary Douglas "Zach" Filkins (born September 15, 1978) is an American musician and model, but as of 2007 he is best known as the lead guitarist of the pop rock band OneRepublic.
Zach Myers Zach Myers (Born; Michael Zachery Myers) was born in 1983 in Memphis, Tennessee.