Thursday, October 28, 2010

Les Paul - The Guitar Tone Legend

Les Paul (1915 - 2009) was a great guitarist and jazzman - not only a great guitar and recording gear inventor.
Les was a quite popular guitar player in jazz fanciers society. He also put something to the pop music industry. He was playing in radio shows and taking part in music projects with many famous musicians. You can read more about his life in this article:
Here is a very cool interview with this gentleman:

Les Paul had his own awesome licks and playing style. His tone was very rhythmic and cheerful. Many modern guitarist admit that Les was very influential for their playing techniques.

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Lets listen to his music and gear: