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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Austin, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Austin are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Austin guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

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This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Austin?" and "Who are famous Austin guitarists?"
Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Austin
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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, and bass guitarist as well as an accomplished pianist and vocalist. Johnson is skilled in a wide array of ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

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Calvin Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Austin
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Calvin Russell was an American blues rock/roots rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Texas, Travis County, Contiguous United States, Area code 512, United States of America, + more

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Jesse Tobias is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Austin
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Jesse Tobias is an American guitarist who has been the guitarist/co-writer for Morrissey since 2005. Tobias first gained notoriety during a brief tenure with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1993, although he was replaced by Dave Navarro within a month after joining the band. Before he joined the Chili ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

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Danny Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Austin
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Danny Schmidt is an American singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, where he now lives with his wife, fellow musician, and singer-songwriter Carrie Elkin. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

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