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Steve Kara

As lead guitarist for pioneering 60’s garage and psychedelic band The Electric Prunes, it’s up to Steve Kara to reproduce the far out sounds of those early studio records as well as pushing the envelope on more current releases.

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Duane Jones

Swirl founder Duane T Jones was born in Iowa and raised in Alaska. "DT" began his musical journey on the violin, but made the switch to guitar after being introduced to the music of KISS. He cites Jake E. Lee, Warren DeMartini, George Lynch, Carlos Cavazo and Matthias Jabs as some of his strongest influences.

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Vashon Johnson

Yes, that's right. Vashon Johnson. Vashon is the bass player responsible for holding down the low-end in some of the top acts today. In addition to the top earner Miley Cyrus, Vashon has just added The Jacksons to his ever expanding "Who's Who" of the music industry.

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Jellybean Johnson

Jellybean Johnson, best known as the drummer for The Time, is also an accomplished guitarist playing for his own band The Jellybean Experience, fDeluxe, and many other groups including Ronnie Baker Brooks.

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Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is part of the new wave of modern electric bass players. In addition to his mind-blowing technical prowess, his musicianship has allowed him to fit into a diverse range of musical situations that have run the gamut from face-melting prog-metal to experimental microtonal jazz-funk to dubbed-out electronica bass lines to classic sounding r&b grooves--sometimes all within the framework of one song.

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Andy Irvine

Andy Irvine is an internationally known bassist, author, educator and band leader. His playing is recognized by driving bass grooves, a huge tone, ferocious soloing, diverse song writing and producing skills. Currently he resides in the high mountains of Colorado.

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Walter Ino

Walter Ino is a Los Angeles based stage and studio multi-instrumentalist with decades of touring and recording experience. Currently, he’s the lead guitar player for Eagles of Death Metal.

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Ibridoma

Marco Vitali plays lead guitar and uses Pickboy guitar picks

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Wally Hustin

Chicago session ace bassist recently was hired by DEACON BLUES, they’re America’s premier Steely Dan tribute experience. The group began when eleven Chicago-area studio and stage musicians agreed to form a jazz-rock vehicle to honor the music of Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

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Ricky Horton

"I love Pickboy picks." -Ricky Horton

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Gennaro Esposito

Based in New York City, Italian born Gennaro Esposito (a.k.a. Genny or Jenny Esposito), was introduced to the guitar during his adolescence and regularly played gospel and soul rhythms on the electric guitar for his church starting at the ripe age of 10.

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Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem has always been hard; with GET HURT, the New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll band get heavy. Since coming together in 2007, the band has joyfully injected aspects of rock’s most universal languages – arena rock and barroom blues, folk and pure pop – into punk’s round hole, ultimately forging its own powerful, populist sound.

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Gary Holt

Ask any of his peers amongst the “Big Four” thrash bands—Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer—and to a man they will tell you that it’s really a Big Five, and that Exodus are that fifth band. And holding down the fort in that legendary 14-record act is guitarist and chief songwriter Gary Holt, the only continuous Exodus member since the band’s landmark debut album—in essence, Holt is Exodus like Lemmy was Motörhead.

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Scotti Hill

Scotti Hill of Skid Row needs no introduction. Skid Row burst onto the scene in 1989 with it's debut album, Skid Row. They went on to win the American Music Awards Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock New Artist of 1990 and were also nominated for Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album of 1990.

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Moa Henriksson

Moa Henriksson hails from Sweden. Finding her love for music at an early age, she began as a singer and then took up bass. But her true love became the six string guitar and songwriting.

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Eddie Heinzelman

Eddie Heinzelman is an in-demand and well respected session musician/sideman who currently plays guitar, mandolin, and sings background vocals with hit songwriter and Country artist, Radney Foster, along with some of the biggest names in Country and Americana music.

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Tracii Guns

11 times Platinum Heavy Metal Guitarist

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Alex Grossi

Alex Grossi has been called one of the hardest working and most sought after rock guitarists in the country. He is best known as the guitarist for hard rock legends QUIET RIOT for the past 16 years and counting.

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Bernard Grobman

Bernard Grobman is an award winning classically trained composer, producer and guitarist. Since starting his production career working under producer Dave Hall, the hitmaker behind Mariah Carey’s “Dreamlover,” Grobman has become an international award-winning, Grammy-nominated, Platinum recording artist and producer behind some of the world’s biggest albums and singles.

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