Having a garage band is the dream of many a young child who has a love for music and who wants to be a famous rock star one day. Kids of all ages spend time playing air guitar (mimicking strumming the strings and doing guitar player poses) or use their hairbrush as a microphone.
There are so many musical instruments out there, but it is the guitar that gets the most attention. And you have got to ask yourself, why is this? All instruments, if played well, sound brilliant. But yet, the guitar seems to take precedence.
Wes Montgomery was popularly known for his unique guitar playing skills. Truly one of the most memorable guitarists of all time. Let’s spend a while looking closely into this man’s life, career and how he influenced the music industry.
In case you’re not familiar with the story, in the 1970’s, there was a man named Alan Gittler. A musician, dreamer, and guitarist. One day, he decided that the modern concept of the electric guitar is way too complex than it needed to be. So he began stripping the frame, he got rid of the wood, the headstock, and basically everything else… What he was left with was this.
Django Reinhardt is one of the all-time guitar legends, popular for his unique music. Let us learn about his life, troubles, influences and other factors that have led to his success and fame.