Artists

Some of most creative and successful artists ever to grace the planet have chosen Alvarez.

Past and present Alvarez players include Joe Bonamassa, Bono, Johnny Cash, Crosby Stills & Nash, Ani DiFranco, Jerry Garcia, Sir Paul McCartney, Monte Montgomery, Carlos Santana, Josh Turner, Bob Weir, Tom York, and many more. It gives us great pride to see such wonderful artists perform with Alvarez instruments.

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Signature Artists
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Breakthrough Artists

Signature Artists

Bob Weir

A living legend, founder member of The Grateful Dead and all round music pioneer. Bob is one of our longest endorsees and friends. Bob is the leader of the band RatDog and also the founder of TRI Studios, which is a virtual venue where fans can enjoy the music of Bob and his friends anywhere they have internet access.

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Ani Difranco

Ani DiFranco has written hundreds of songs, played thousands of shows, captured the imaginations of legions of followers, and jammed with folkies, orchestras, rappers, rock and roll hall-of-famers, jazz musicians, poets, pop superstars, storytellers and a martial arts legend. DiFranco’s lyrical style has been praised around the world and her guitar playing has been hailed for its signature staccato style, rapid fingerpicking and many alternate tunings.

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Monte Montgomery

Monte first gained notoriety in 1999, when he delivered a jaw-dropping performance on the PBS series Austin City Limits.[3] He has been named one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players” by Guitar Player Magazine, and has won the “Best Acoustic Guitar Player” Award at the SXSW’s Austin Music Awards seven years in a row. Monte is also the composer for the ABC TV series Last Man Standing starring Tim Allen.

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Josh Turner

Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner, is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than 12.5 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and one of the youngest members of the esteemed Grand Ole Opry.

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Brad Davis

Brad Davis is an award winning guitarist, songwriter, composer and producer, based out of his recording studio in Commerce, TX. He is known for innovating the double-down-up technique, which he uses to achieve blistering speeds while maintaining note clarity. Brad's career has seen many highs, having worked with some of the biggest in the music industry, including Sheryl Crow, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and many more. Brad's songs have been recorded by other industry greats like Tim McGraw, Tommy Shaw and many others. he is currently signed to Mansion Entertainment Record Label and BGM Management.

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Pro Artists

Ashley Wineland

Whether she is singing and performing, raising money to help veterans, or donating her time to animal welfare organizations, 16-year-old Ashley Wineland is leaving a big impression as a singer, songwriter and storyteller.

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Grecco Buratto

Grecco Burrato is an international touring guitarist who has recorded and performed with Shakira, k.d. lang , Enrique Iglesias, Sergio Mendes, Airto Moreira and Flora Purim, Pink, Earth Wind and Fire, and many others. He has written and recorded music for films such as Last Vegas, First Daughter , RV and Miami Vice and the television series Dawson's Creek, Brothers and Sisters and Everwood, as well as producing his own albums. Grecco has played a Yairi CY127CE for nearly twenty years.

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Brian Ashley Jones

Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, actor, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have been recorded by other performing artists. Originally from the Greenville/Spartanburg area of South Carolina and a longtime resident of East Nashville, TN, Brian performs internationally at festivals, concert series, clubs, music education programs and music conferences.

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Steve Cradock

Steve has a reputation of being one of the hardest working musicians in the industry. He formed Ocean Colour Scene 21 years ago, and the band is now 13 albums strong. He has also toured extensively around the world with Paul Weller's band since 1992.

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Antonio Lulic

Born and raised in the North East of England, son to a South American political exile, Antonio Lulic is a singer-songwriter whose deep, gravelled vocal combines with an intimate and powerful lyrical style to deliver a uniquely soulful, passionate and uplifting performance.

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Chris Buck

When Slash calls someone an "awesome guitarist" we know we've found a player to pay attention to. Chris Buck is a prodigious blues player and excellent songwriter from Newport, South Wales, and half of the successful British duo Buck & Evans.

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Adrian Persen

Adrian is the guitar player of one of the leading rock bands hailing from Scandinavia. At a young age, he won the prize for "Best guitar player under 20 years old" at a local battle of the bands competition, and after Adrian joined the band NiteRain, he’s been touring all over Scandinavia, Europe and the United States of America.

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Emotion Town

Ant from the band Emotion Town is a rising young star in Thailand. With his beginnings in Classical Guitar, Ant went from teaching to featuring in local Thai television shows and also scored big with the Thai hit "เหตุเกิดจากความเหงา (het-get-jark-kwarm-ngow). Emotion Town continues to chart and play shows around Thailand. Their song "Cause of Loneliness" is currently enjoying great popularity online.

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Breakthrough Artists

Acoustic Labs

Acoustic Labs is the youtube channel of composer and guitarist, GC Johnson, where he focuses mainly on guitar compositions, as well as music for film and TV.

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More Like Me

More Like Me is a 3-piece Rock band of identical triplet brothers, featuring Jared Roberts on guitar, Justin Roberts on bass, and Jordan Roberts on drums. All 3 sing both lead and harmony vocals. The band writes, records, and plays all it’s own material, and has co-written songs with multi-platinum selling artists such as Dave Rude (Tesla), Scott Moffatt (The Moffatts), Robert Mason (Warrant), and Noah Henson (Pillar/Brantley Gilbert), as well as many other top Nashville songwriters.

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Rexton Lee

Hailing from small town roots, Rexton Lee is a country singer who is going far beyond his humble beginnings. His music has been described as "country with a little bit of kick" and it's a style that has brought him regular gigs around the southeast. He released his first, self titled album in 2012.

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Adam Lasher

Recently featuring on the 2015 season of American Idol, Adam Lasher is a "must hear" singer songwriter and guitarist. His music has been featured on several TV shows, and he's even been impersonated by the Tonight Show's own Jimmy Fallon.

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Tony Murnhan

Tony Murnahan is a finger stylist hailing from North Carolina. Tony explores organic, instrumental, minimalistic soundscapes that journey through odd time signatures. His sounds range from finger tapping, abstract foley, and warm tones delivered in a raw recording that sometimes leaves a feeling of loneliness.

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Dina Hall

Dina Hall is an award-winning singer, songwriter and recording artist from Bethlehem, PA, USA. Her songs deal with the conflict between the head and the heart, often striking up conversations between them both. Her playing style uses the bright, percussive strength of her Yairi Alvarez guitar to support her passionate vocals.

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Eric Van Houten

Country music singer/songwriter from Buffalo New York, Eric Van Houten has been performing and writing for almost 9 years now. At age 23, the high energy and emotion he puts on stage is exhilarating, captivating, and entertaining. A top 40 "Country Artist to Watch" of 2016.

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