Some of My Favorite Guitar Players – check them out, see them live, and please BUY their music!
The Austin Connection:
BLUES -- Jimmie Vaughan, Alan Haynes, Johnny Moeller, Redd Voelkert (well, more a country and Telecaster master!), and Scott Unzicker - aka my "brothah from anotha motha."
The New Orleans & Louisiana Connection:
Other Wonderful Players You Should Check Out (In No Particular Order!):
Dweezil Zappa, Audley Freed, Derek Trucks, Peter Stroud, Jamie Kime, James Hogan, Oz Noy, Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, Joe Robinson, Jon Herington, James Santiago, Wayne Krantz, Lyle Workman, Chuck D'Aloia, Tom Quayle, Frank Marino, Tom Principato, Duke Robillard, and Ronnie Earle.
Anything by a blues "king" - Albert King, Earl King, B.B. King, and Freddie King...plus Albert Collins and Muddy Waters, and many many more...
Muddy Waters reportedly once said "I Play for Tone." Amen to that!