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A guitarist is a person who plays the guitar. A guitar is a type of musical instrument.

Noted guitarists

Classical

Baroque (XVII & XVIII century)

  • Antoine Carré
  • Francesco Corbetta (ca 1615-1681)
  • Giovanni Battista Granata
  • Francisco Guerau
  • Girolamo Montesardo
  • Alonso Mudarra (1510-1580)
  • Santiago de Murcia (Around 1682 or 1685-1732) (Spain)
  • Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710) (Spain)
  • Robert de Visée (ca 1658-1725) (France)

XIX century

XX century

Contemporary

Country music

Flamenco

Jazz

  • Al Di Meola
  • Bill Frisell
  • Frank Gambale
  • Jim Hall
  • Scott Henderson
  • Allan Holdsworth
  • Charlie Hunter
  • Stanley Jordan
  • Enver Izmailov
  • Barney Kessel
  • Eddie Lang
  • Tony Macalpine
  • Pat Martino
  • John McLaughlin
  • Pat Metheny
  • Wes Montgomery
  • Randy Napoleon
  • Joe Pass
  • Andreas Paolo Perger
  • Snoozer Quinn
  • Django Reinhardt
  • Marc Ribot
  • John Scofield
  • Mike Stern
  • Andy Summers
  • Martin Taylor
  • Szabó Gábor
  • Herb Ellis

Folk and acoustic

Blues

Rock/pop

Heavy metal

  • Kiko Loureiro (solo artist, Angra, Megadeth)
  • Jeff Loomis (Nevermore)
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth
  • Michael Amott (Arch Enemy)
  • Jason Becker (solo artist, Cacophony, David Lee Roth)
  • Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
  • Buckethead (solo artist, Guns N' Roses, Primus)
  • Bumblefoot (Ron Thal)
  • Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Rebel Meets Rebel, Damageplan)
  • Chris DeGarmo (Queensrÿche)
  • K. K. Downing (Judas Priest)
  • Todd Duane (solo artist)
  • Marty Friedman (solo artist, Cacophony, Megadeth)
  • Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
  • James Hetfield (Metallica)
  • Kenny Hickey (Type O Negative)
  • Scott Ian (Anthrax)
  • Chris Impellitteri (solo artist)
  • Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
  • Matthias Jabs (Scorpions)
  • Adam Jones (Tool)
  • Kerry King (Slayer)
  • Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom)
  • Herman Li (DragonForce)
  • George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob)
  • Yngwie Malmsteen (solo artist, Alcatrazz, Steeler)
  • Jim Martin (Faith No More)
  • Borislav Mitic (solo artist)
  • Tom Morello (Audioslave and Rage Against the Machine)
  • James Murphy (solo artist, Death, Disincarnate, Testament)
  • Dave Murray (Iron Maiden)
  • Dave Mustaine (Metallica)(Megadeth)
  • John Petrucci (Megadeth)(Dream Theater)
  • Randy Rhoads (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne)
  • Michael Romeo (Symphony X)
  • Michael Schenker (solo artist, UFO)
  • Rudolph Schenker (Scorpions)
  • Chuck Schuldiner (Death, Control Denied)
  • Slash (Guns N' Roses), (Slash's Snakepit), (Velvet Revolver)
  • Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden)
  • Bill Steer (Carcass)
  • Joe Stump
  • Izzy Stradlin (Guns N' Roses), (Velvet Revolver)
  • Katherine "The Great Kat" Thomas
  • Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest)
  • Steve Vai (Frank Zappa, Alcatrazz, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake)
  • Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
  • Tony S Velasquez(solo artist)
  • Rich Ward (Stuck Mojo), (Sick Speed), (Fozzy), {The Duke)
  • Michael Wilton (Queensrÿche)
  • Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), Black Sabbath, Pride and Glory, Solo Artist)
  • Dweezil Zappa
  • Benjamin Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
  • Mai Kanbe (solo artist, Jack's Big Music Show, Sera Myu)

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