Important Jazz Guitarists  –  Who to Know and study

I teach at a young talent program at a jazz conservatory, and part of what I do is of course also to try to expose the students to some of the influential Jazz Guitarists through time. 

It is important to be aware of where the music developed from and of course the playlist is not supposed to be a complete chronological guide, or history assignment. It is meant more as some suggestions to check out if you want to know something about jazz guitar.

I am curious what you think! Let me know who your favourites are! 🙂

To have a small resource to quickly pass on I made a Spotify playlist that you can check out here: 

If you want to follow what I recommend and listen to on Spotify then do so via this link:


I have made a video on this in the past as well that you may find interesting: