Celebrating Alonzo “Lonnie” Johnson (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970), an American blues and jazz guitarist and violinist. He was a pioneer of the single-string solo guitar style.
Pat Donohue Guitar Summit: with Tim Sparks and Dan Neale Friday January 31, 2020 7PM The Dunsmore Jazz Room Crooners Supper Club 6161 Highway 65 NE Minneapolis, Minnesota 55432 Join former Prairie Home Companion alumni Pat Donohue and two of the best acoustic guitarists anywhere for an evening of guitar excellence. Martin Zellar […]
Celebrating Samantha Fish (born January 30, 1989), an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Celebrating “King” Bennie Nawahi (July 3, 1899 – January 29, 1985), an American steel guitarist from Hawaii who was popular in the U.S. during the 1920s and 1930s.
Celebrating Derek Bailey (January 29, 1930 – December 25, 2005), an English avant-garde guitarist and leading figure in the free improvisation movement.
Celebrating Toshi Reagon (born January 27, 1964), an American musician of folk, blues, gospel, rock, and funk styles.
Celebrating Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963), an American blues guitarist known as “King of the Slide Guitar” and was noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice.
Celebrating Buddy Gene Emmons (January 27, 1937 – July 21, 2015), an American musician who is widely regarded as the world’s foremost pedal steel guitarist of his day. He made significant innovations to the steel guitar which have been adopted as standard in the modern-day instrument.
Celebrating Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) a Dutch-American guitarist of the American hard rock band Van Halen.
Celebrating Wesley Webb West (January 25, 1924 – November 15, 2003), better known as Speedy West, an American pedal steel guitarist and record producer.