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List of Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners from every year the award has been given out. All Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance award are listed along with photos for every Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners of all time. Anybody who won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, so most of the famous Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. Items include everything from Jeff Beck to Metallica. (40 items)

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A Flock of Seagulls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
A Flock of Seagulls are an English new wave band originally formed in Liverpool by brothers Michael "Mike" Score and Alister "Ali" James Score, along with Francis Lee ...more

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Art Neville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Arthur Lannon "Art" Neville is an American singer and keyboardist from New Orleans.

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Art of Noise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Art of Noise was an English avant-garde synthpop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn ...more

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
B.B. King is an American blues musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 6 on its 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and he was ...more

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Bonnie Raitt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Bonnie Lynn Raitt is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, ...more

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen ...more

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Buddy Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
George "Buddy" Guy is an American Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of the Chicago blues and has influenced blues guitarists Jimi Hendrix, Eric ...more

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Carlos Santana audio is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American ...more

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Duane Eddy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Duane Eddy is an actor.

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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE, is an English musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as ...more

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Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Eric Johnson is an American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, ...more

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed ...more

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Jeff Beck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Geoffrey Arnold "Jeff" Beck is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three noted guitarists to have played with The Yardbirds. Beck also formed The Jeff Beck Group and Beck, ...more

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Jimmie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan is an American blues rock guitarist and singer based in Austin, Texas. He is the older brother of the late Texas blues guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. Several notable ...more

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Jimmie Vaughan, Eric Clapton, ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Jimmie Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Dr. John & Art Neville

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Les Paul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, ...more

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Dr. John is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Mac Rebennack is a musician.

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Metallica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. Metallica was formed in 1981 when vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield responded to an advertisement posted by drummer ...more

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Michael Kamen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Michael Arnold Kamen was an American composer, orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, song writer, and session musician.

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Napoleon Murphy Brock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Napoleon Murphy Brock is an American singer, saxophonist and flute player who is best known for his work with Frank Zappa in the 1970s, including the albums Apostrophe, Roxy and Elsewhere, One ...more

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Pat Metheny Group is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion group founded in 1977. The core members of the group are guitarist, composer and bandleader Pat Metheny; and keyboardist and composer Lyle Mays, who was part ...more

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the ...more

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Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic ...more

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Robert Cray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Robert Cray is an American blues guitarist and singer. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he has led his own band, as well as an acclaimed solo career.

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Santana is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Santana is a Latin rock band, founded in San Francisco during the late 1960s by Carlos Santana as a vehicle for his compositions and guitar style. The band first came to widespread public ...more

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Steve Vai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Steven Siro Vai is an American guitarist, songwriter, singer, and producer who has sold over 15 million albums. After starting his career as a music transcriptionist for Frank Zappa, he recorded ...more

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List

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Sting is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal songwriter, lead ...more

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Terry Bozzio is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Terry John "Ted" Bozzio is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa. He has been featured on nine solo or collaborative albums, twenty six ...more

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The Allman Brothers Band is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai ...more

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The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Chemical Brothers are a British electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons originating in Manchester in 1989. Along with The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Orbital and fellow acts, ...more

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The Flaming Lips is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983. Instrumentally, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, but lyrically their ...more

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The Police is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. The Police became globally ...more

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The Vaughan Brothers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Vaughan Brothers

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Tony Hymas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Tony Hymas Tony Hymas appeared in 1988 film Twins.

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Wings is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Wings, also known as Paul McCartney and Wings, were a rock band formed in 1971 by former Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda McCartney, session drummer Denny Seiwell, and former Moody ...more

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Yes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Yes are an English rock band that first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art, pop, and symphonic style of rock music. They are distinguished by their use of mystical and cosmic ...more

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Zappa Plays Zappa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Zappa Plays Zappa is an American tribute act led by Dweezil Zappa, the eldest son of late American composer and musician Frank Zappa, devoted to performing the music of Frank Zappa.

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Zappa's Universe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List
Zappa's Universe