Guitar Players A to E
A reflection on the life of guitar legend Chet Atkins, and a guide to the best Atkins related sites on the web. Includes guitar tab, links to mp3s, lessons, and more.
A profile on guitarist Jeff Baxter, best known for his dazzling guitar playing in Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. Featuring freely downloadable audio, video, tablature, lyrics, and much more.
Dimebag Darrell Dies in Shooting
Guitarist Dimebag Darrell, best known for his work in the heavy metal band Pantera, was shot and killed while performing on stage at a Columbus, Ohio club on Wednesday night.
Official site featuring the usual tour dates, bio, etc., plus transcriptions to some tapping-music courtesy of the mad tapper herself.
Baxter, Jeff "Skunk"
Did you know the former guitarist for the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan is now a defense analyst and a consultant to US Congressmen on Military defense? Check out online Skunk lessons, a discography, video clips, and more.
Strong site focusing on the former guitarist of the band Extreme. Includes tab, rare mp3's, bio, pics, and more.
From the Central Park North website, a page devoted to the jazz guitarist Bickert, which explains a bit about his harmonic concept, and includes a transcription, and audio clips.
The Uriah Heep guitarist grants an interview to About.com Heavy Metal Guide Alan Gilkeson. Includes links to Uriah Heep websites and more.
Read about the departed guitarist whom Danny Gatton referred to as "the best there ever was". Presented by the Guitarchives label, the site promotes the universally respected, yet virtually unsung jazz guitarist.
Although I have reservations about listing him as a "guitarist", here is nevertheless a good Brooks feature written by Shelly Lahman, our About.com Country Guide.
Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth"
Official site for the Texas based swing-blues guitarist. You can check out tour dates, read the guitarist's bio, and even e-mail Clarence a question if you wish.
The official site of the brash Philly-based jazz guitarist. Features gig and gear info, pics, a bio, guitar tips, etc.
Feature written by your About.com guide. Features links to mp3's, Carlton's gear set-up, tabs, and more.
Christian, Charlie: Legend of the Jazz Guitar
A stunning website documenting the legacy of one of the early pioneers of jazz guitar. Includes transcriptions, real audio, Christian's favorite licks, anecdotes, and more. Updated regularly.
From your About.com guide, a study of the controversy surrounding the legacy of Eric Clapton. Includes links to all the best Clapton resources on the web.
Dale, Dick: Official World Wide Website
Hilariously self-congratulatory website created by noted the surf-guitarist that fans will nonetheless find informative. To hear the guitarist in a 1997 concert, visit LiveConcerts.com.
Learn all about this great guitarist on his official site. Features a bio, sound clips, tour dates, Derringer news, and more.
This site offers the usual chords and tab to many Dylan tunes, but also includes assorted essays on Dylan and his music, a harmonica transcription, and other items of interest.
Official site includes newsletters, a bio, pics, and more for the departed guitar legend.
Di Meola, Al
Includes tour information, a discography, information on Di Meola's guitars, an online store, and more.