The best guitarists of Argentina
Juan Sebastián Gutiérrez (Buenos Aires, Argentina; June 3, 1962) best known by his stage name Juanse, 1 is an Argentine singer-songwriter, leader of the Paranoid Mice from the beginning to the end of the band (1986 - 2011); 2 He is currently the leader of Las Fieras Lunáticas.3
Claudio Gabis (city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 18, 1949) is a guitarist, composer and teacher, recognized as one of the founders of the Rock movement of Argentina and pioneer of the Blues in that country.1 His contributions include the ones he did with the Manal trio, considered together with Almendra and Los Gatos, the foundational group of Argentine Rock.2 Later he was a member of La Pesada del Rock and Roll with which he recorded several albums including Vida, the first of the Sui Generis duo. 3 Gabis has collaborated with Argentine, Brazilian and Spanish artists, also developing teaching activities in the field of modern music.4
Edelmiro Molinari (July 8, 1947) is an Argentine guitarist. He was part of the Almendra group, one of the pioneers of Argentine rock, and Human Color. He lived in Argentina until 1974, the year he emigrated to the United States. Twenty-five years later he returned to settle in Argentina, after living most of his life in California.
Ricardo Soulé is an Argentine rock musician, (born in Quilmes, Greater Buenos Aires, on March 15, 1950), known for being a founder and former member of the Vox Dei group. Throughout his career, he worked and lived for long periods of time in Europe, especially in Spain.
Carlos Garcia Lopez
Carlos Alberto García López (Buenos Aires, November 9, 1959 - Province of Buenos Aires, September 27, 2014), better known by his stage name El Negro García López, was a renowned Argentine rock musician and guitarist. He joined La Torre in the early 1980s and then joined the band of Miguel Mateos and Charly García. In 1992, he finally left Los Nursros to edit "Da Cruz", his solo album.1 At the end of 1999 he traveled to Mexico, where together with producer Oscar López he put together his band with local musicians, La García López Band. In 2009 he returned to the band of Charly García, and in early 2010 he released his solo album, This time he invited El Negro, with several guests such as David Lebón, Juanse, Pity Alvarez, Willy Quiroga, Piti (from Las Pastillas del Abuelo) and, of course, Charly García himself.2 1
David Lebón (Buenos Aires, October 5, 1952) is an Argentine multi-instrumentalist rock musician. He was part of transcendental groups of Argentine rock such as Pappo's Blues (bass and rhythm guitar), La Pesada del Rock and Roll (guitar), Pescado Rabioso (vocals, bass and guitar), Human Color (drums and choirs), Spirit (keyboards) , Polyphemus (voice, guitar and bass), Seleste (voice and guitar) and Serú Girán (voice and guitar), among others. Since 1982 he has developed a solo career in a stable manner.
Claudio Rosano "Tano" Marciello (January 23, 1963, La Matanza, Buenos Aires), is a self-taught Argentine musician, known for being the guitarist of the Argentine heavy metal band Almafuerte, since its founding in 1995 until today, in addition of having a career as a soloist. According to Rolling Stone magazine, Marciello is in 8th place among the best Argentine guitarists. one
Gustavo Fabián "Chizzo" Nápoli (born April 1, 1967 in Mataderos, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is the singer, guitarist and composer of the Argentine hard rock band La Renga. It is among the 10 best Argentine guitarists, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
Eduardo Beilinson began at age 12 to study guitar with the teacher Leopoldo Ezcurra. After four years of studies, he formed a band with his friends Miguel, Jorge and Alfredo (also known as "Rata"), the band called it Rural Taxi, as parody of his present as a taxi pawn, whose job he used to finance his instruments and the tour of the band. He consecrated himself and was recognized as an important and influential rock artist, being in command of the emblematic band Patricio Rey and his Redonditos de Ricota, leadership he shared with the Indian Solari. Previously, he was part, along with his brother Guillermo Beilinson and musicians such as Héctor "Topo" D'Aloisio, Bernardo Rubaja, Kubero Díaz, "Morci" Requena and Isa Portugheis, of the bands Diplodocum Red & Brown5 6 and La Cofradía de la Flor Solar, 7 strongly influenced by psychedelia and hippie culture. It was during this stage, living in communes and in various places of the Argentine geography, that he met his partner and future manager and alma mater of the Round and later bands, Carmen Castro, better known as the "Black Poly".
Ricardo Jorge Mollo (August 17, 1957, Pergamino, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine musician known for being part of two national rock bands: he was a Sumo guitarist in the 1980s and is currently the guitarist and vocalist for Divididos. He is considered one of the best musicians and composers of Argentine rock. He also stands out for his virtuosity with the guitar, where he is particularly known for his version of Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" solo, which he has performed with his guitar using his teeth or some object thrown by the public such as: carrots, sneakers, flip flops, tennis balls, or walking sticks for the blind. He is also recognized for a friendly and personal treatment of his audience. In the Argentine edition of Rolling Stone magazine in September 2012, Ricardo Mollo took the 2nd position in the ranking of the hundred best guitarists of Argentine rock, after Pappo and before David Lebón. He has produced the albums of Divided, Sumo, Scientists of Palo, Cuca, León Gieco, Almafuerte, MAM, and Érica García. He also produced and participated as a guest musician with Charly García, David Lebón, Gustavo Cerati, Los Piojos, Kapanga, Las Pelotas, La Renga, Luis Alberto Spinetta, among others.
Luis A. Spinetta
Luis Alberto Spinetta (Buenos Aires, January 23, 1950 - February 8, 2012), known as El Flaco, was an Argentine rock singer, guitarist, poet, writer and composer, considered one of the most important and respected musicians in Latin America The great wealth and instrumental, lyrical and poetic complexity of his works earned him recognition in his country, in Latin America and in much of the world. He is considered one of the parents of Argentine rock. He was leader of the Almond, Rabid Fish, Invisible, Spinetta Jade and Spinetta and the Desert Partners. In his work there is influence of writers, philosophers, psychologists and plastic artists such as Rimbaud, Van Gogh, Dalí, Escher, Lü Dongbin, Jung, Freud, Nietzsche, Foucault, Deleuze, Sartre, Castaneda and Artaud, as well as the cultures of the Native American and Eastern peoples. In 2005 he won the Konex Platinum Award as the most prominent Male Rock Soloist of the decade in Argentina, the same prize he won in 1995 as a Male Rock Singer and 1985 as a Rock Author / Composer. In 2009, he won the Golden Gardel, the most important in the country in music. His album Artaud, was considered by Rolling Stone magazine as the best in the history of Argentine rock.1 In addition, another eight of his albums were also included in the list of the 100 best (Almond I, Fish 2, Kamikaze, The Garden of those present, Almendra II, La la la with Páez, Invisible and Bajo Belgrano) .1 His song «Girl (paper eyes)» was considered in 2002 by Rolling Stone magazine and the MTV chain as the second best song of all the times of the Argentine rock and the 28th of the Latin American rock, by the site Rock in the Americas.2 3 The following songs of its authorship have also been considered among the 100 best of the Argentine rock: «The ring of Captain Beto», "Maribel fell asleep", "I like that pit", "Cantata of yellow bridges", "Argentine routes", "The monster of the lagoon", "Song for the days of life", "Summary of Buenos Aires" and "Follow living without your love »(Rolling Stone-MTV and Rock.com.ar) .2 4
Héctor Walter Giardino (Buenos Aires, March 6, 1960) is an Argentine guitarist, founder and leader of the Rata Blanca band. Considered by many to be one of the most influential heavy metal guitarists in Spanish. He has shared stages with musicians such as: Glenn Hughes (1999 and 2003), Tarja Turunen (2009), Doogie White (2010), Graham Bonnet (2010) and Joe Lynn Turner (2012). He lives with his wife in Madrid (Spain).
Norberto Aníbal Napolitano (Buenos Aires, March 10, 1950 - Luján, February 25, 2005), known as Pappo, nicknamed "El Carpo", was a renowned Argentine guitarist, singer and songwriter of rock, hard rock and blues, and One of the first to venture into heavy metal in his country. He was a member of the group Los Abuelos de la Nada, Engranaje, Los Gatos, Connection Nº 5, Aeroblus and La Pesada del Rock and Roll. He founded Pappo's Blues in the 1970s and Riff in the 1980s.
Gustavo Adrián Cerati (Buenos Aires, August 11, 19592 -ibídem, September 4, 2014) 3 4 was an Argentine musician, singer-songwriter, composer and record producer, considered one of the most influential and renowned Latin American rock musicians and a legend Latin American rock.5 6 7 8 9 He gained international fame and recognition for being the lead vocalist, guitarist and composer of the rock band Soda Stereo, one of the most important and influential bands of Latin music. After the dissolution of the band, he also obtained recognition and success in his solo career, which consists of five studio albums and various incursions with other musicians. His solo career began in the early 1990s, in parallel to that band, due to a break that the group had taken after a severe crisis. In that instance, Cerati published his first solo album, Yellow Love; but with the return of Soda Stereo his solo career was suspended until the band's absolute dissolution.
Patricio Máximo Sardelli, (n. Don Torcuato, Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 26, 1986), is the vocalist and singer-songwriter of the Argentine Rock band Airbag. Considered one of the best Argentine national rock guitarists, sponsored and advised by maestro Ricardo Mollo.