20 Legendary Guitars And Their Players | Infographic With Videos
Jazz is a beautiful and unique genre of music, and one that often has guitar at its center. Many jazz guitarists play electric guitars, but some choose to go with acoustic. The diversity of guitars is so much more than simply electric versus acoustic, though. There are different brands, different styles, different materials, different numbers of strings, and more! All of these variations help to achieve a desired sound and look by the musician.
The infographic from TakeLessons below shows 20 different types of guitars and also lets you hear music from the artists who made them famous. Each guitar is as special and interesting as the legend who played it. This might just help you choose which guitar is your new favorite!
List of guitar and players detailed in the infographic below
- Fender Telecaster - Solid Body Electric - Eric Clapton
- Martin D45 - Steel String Dreadnought Acoustic - Neil Young
- Gibson ES 175 - Hollow Body Electric - Wes Montgomery
- 1969 José Ramirez la "AM" - Classical Nylon acoustic Dreadnought - Andres Segovia
- Fender Precision Bass - 4 String Bass - James Jamerson
- Maton EM-TE - Electric-Acoustic Deadnought - Tommy Emmanuel
- Fender Telecaster - Solid Body Electric - Buck Owens
- Höfner Bass - 4 String Bass - Paul McCartney
- Gibson Lucille - Semi-Hollow Body Electric - BB King
- Gibson EDS-1275 - Double-Neck Electric Guitar - Jimmy Page
- The TRB JP2 - 6 String Electric bass - John Patitucci
- The Twang Machine - Cigarbox Electric Guitar - Bo Diddley
- Martin LX1E - Miniature acoustic - Ed Sheeran
- The ESP MX220 - Active Electric - James Hetfield
- The Purple Rain Guitar - Special Body Electric Telecaster Style - Prince
- Epiphone Zenith - Tenor Guitar - Ani Difranco
- The 12 String Guitar - Steel String Dreadnaught Acoustic - John Denver
- Ibanez TAM 100 - Active 8 String Electric Guitar - Tosin Abasi
- National Style 0 - Resonator Acoustic Guitar - Eddie House
- Hamer 5 Neck - Multi-Neck Electric Guitar - Rick Nielsen
You can click the “Play” button next to each guitar to hear the legend who played it!
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