Being a guitar personality isn’t only about strumming a few chords in an internationally successful band, or having a killer picking hand and unbelievable tone. A true guitar personality is someone who brings more to the guitar world than just technique or record sales and is a figurehead for the guitar community.
The people listed below are just that, doing more than most to educate the guitar playing community on gear, technique and style. Who is your guitar personality of 2017? Get your vote in now!
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Last year's winner: Rob Chapman (Dorje/Andertons)
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