The guitar has been around for a long time, decorated with the names of the finest musicians in history. All the famous ones, from BB King to Steve Vai, have something new to show you, making the instruments the most celebrated one of our time.
Guitars are wonderful musical instruments that have inspired many music lovers to learn how to play them as much as possible. There are many guitarists who have been playing the guitar for years and are under the impression that they know much about playing the guitar. However, the fact is that even if one plays the guitar for decades, he will not reach the height that this instrument has to offer. This simply means that you can just keep learning to play the guitar and different techniques, and still keep wanting and discovering more.
Even the top world-famous guitarists say that they have still learned nothing in their lives. However, there are some guitarists who have reached a respectable level of experimenting with the guitar playing skills and techniques. These guitarists have contributed a lot to the music industry.
Famous Lead Guitarists
Eddie Van Halen
C. C. DeVille
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Famous Bass Guitarists
Michael ‘Flea’ Balzary
Famous Slide Guitarists
Famous Jazz Guitarists
Famous Rhythm Guitarists
Many a time we wonder that life is so short and there is so much to learn in music. – Stephen Rampur
There are many more which are worth a mention. If you are an aspiring guitarist, you can listen to songs of some of the above mentioned guitar players according to your genre of music. Playing what these professional musicians play is probably the best method of advancing in your skills along with encouraging yourself to learn more. An interesting point to know is that some of these guitarists are even multi-instrumentalists. It means that along with the guitar, they are proficient in playing other musical instruments such as drums, keyboards, violin, bass guitar, and many more.