Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson (born August 17, 1954) is an American guitarist. His 1990 album Ah Via Musicom was certified platinum by the RIAA and the single “Cliffs of Dover” won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, and bass guitarist, as well as …

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Pierre Bensusan

Pierre Bensusan

Pierre Bensusan (born 30 October 1957) is a French-Algerian guitarist. As Sephardic Jews, his family came from Spain, Spanish Morocco and French Algeria. The genre of his acoustic guitar music is often characterized as Celtic, Folk, World music, New Age, or Chamber jazz. He has also published three books of music and tablature. A wide variety of musical styles and …

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Antoine Dufour

Antoine Dufour

Antoine Dufour (born 1979, in L’Épiphanie, Quebec) is a French-Canadian acoustic guitarist currently signed to CandyRat Records. Dufour started playing guitar at the age of fifteen. He went on to study at the CEGEP in Joliette, where he listened to the music of Leo Kottke, Don Ross, and Michael Hedges at the behest of his teacher. Since then, he has …

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Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

William Thomas “Tommy” Emmanuel AM (born 31 May 1955) is an Australian guitarist, songwriter and occasional singer, best known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. Although originally a session player in many bands, Emmanuel has carved out his own style as a solo artist in recent years, releasing award winning …

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Edward Gerhard

Ed Gerhard

Ed Gerhard (Edward Gerhard) is an American Grammy Award winning guitarist. He is known for his acoustic fingerstyle guitar. and lap steel guitar music. Gerhard was born in Abington, Pennsylvania, and began playing the guitar at age fourteen. Initially influenced by an Andrés Segovia performance on television, Gerhard was also exposed to the playing of Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie …

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