“If I Could Jam with Any Guitarist, It Would be Jimmy Page”

Angela Petrilli plays guitar with Roses & Cigarettes (official site). I urge you to visit the band’s site to read their story and follow them. It goes far beyond the music side and involves Angela’s bandmate Jenny Pagliaro and her battle […]

Felix Martin Destroys Guitar Stereotypes

Some musicians push the boundaries. Venezuelan born guitarist Felix Martin just stepped around them, walked to the other side, and staked out his own territory. Everything about Martin stretches the very definition of what a guitarist is, how a guitarist […]

Avril Doucette Can Kick Your Ass And Play Your Guitar!

Standing 6-feet tall, Avril Doucette cuts an imposing figure. She competes as a boxer and martial artist. She’s even won a couple of gold medals. She fights in the ring as a light-middleweight at 152 pounds. Yes, she probably could […]

Jimi Hendrix – Woodstock Number 1 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

Jimi Hendrix – the show’s headliner – tops the list with his guitar opus from the original Woodstock release titled Medley: Star Spangled Banner, Purple Haze, Instrumental Solo. This Hendrix masterpiece clocks in at nearly a quarter hour. Opening with […]

Alvin Lee – Woodstock Number 2 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

At number two, Alvin Lee and Ten Years After with their classic performance of I’m Going Home. “That’s near enough for jazz.” For most in 1970, sitting in a theater and looking up at a larger-than-life Alvin Lee on the […]

Carlos Santana – Woodstock Number 3 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

At number three, Carlos Santana’s performance of Soul Sacrifice. The real story here isn’t Santana’s guitar playing, but rather drummer Michael Shrieve’s show stealing performance on Soul Sacrifice. Heading into Woodstock, Santana was unknown. Witness their Woodstock performance fee of […]