Famous Guitarists from California

List of famous guitarists born who were born in California, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from California are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous California guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends…



Steve Vai (Incredible Guitar Performance)


What is the hardest guitar solo ever?

The 10 most difficult guitar solos to play..

Guthrie Govan – Fives. “It took me 3 weeks to play it and every time I saw Guthrie playing the solo I took it as a massive inspiration.
Polyphia – Aviator
Intervals – Libra.
Megadeth – Tornado of Souls
Plini – Electric Sunrise.
Unprocessed – Prototype.
Born of Osiris – Follow the Signs.
Pantera – Domination…



14 Must-See Guitar Concert DVDs

One of the best ways to get inspired is to watch a master do what you’re learning to do. We students of the guitar are fortunate; there are mountains of concert DVDs out there showcasing incredible guitarists. I won’t try to show you the “best” ones, just those that have inspired me most. (I’ll add more as I watch more, so send me suggestions.)…



1959 Gibson Les Paul Tom Murphy Custom Shop

1959 Gibson Les Paul Tom Murphy Custom Shop 1


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