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- Michael Anthony
While pursuing a degree in music at Pasadena City College, Michael was asked to join the band, Van Halen. Van Halen assaulted the Southern California club scene over the course of the next few years and established themselves as one of the premiere rock and roll bands in the area.
- Joe Bonamassa
Born in Utica, New York, 1977. Guitar prodigy talent discovered when given first guitar, from his father; by seven, Joe Bonamassa was laying down Stevie Ray Vaughan leads. Five years later, at the age of 12, after impressing B.B. King, he is invited to open for the blues master.
- Vivian Campbell
After joining the several influential and popular bands, in 1992, Vivian Campbell joined the rock band Def Leppard and has spent the last twenty years with the band, releasing eight albums and touring worldwide with the band.
- Nathan East
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1955. Began playing the cello at age four, switched to bass at 14, and performed at church events and others in San Diego. In the years to come, Nathan East plays with a varied cast of international artists- working on studio sound creation and stage support-such as Anita Baker, Eric Clapton, Elton John and Michael Jackson.
- Rodrigo y Gabriela
Originally from Mexico City, Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero moved to Dublin, Ireland and participated in the renowned Oxegen music festival in Ireland, where they attracted significant attention in 2000. Since then they have been performing in many countries all over the world.
- Josh Gooch
Josh began playing when he was thirteen years old and quickly became addicted to the guitar, often times playing for six to seven hours per day.In 2009 Josh beat out over 4000 guitar players to reach the national final of Guitar Center's King Of The Blues.
- Billy Sheehan
Born in Buffalo, New York, 1953. A world-class bassist, Billy Sheehan has played with name bands like Talas, David Lee Roth Band, Mr. Big, and Niacin.
- Mike Stern
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, 1953. Mike Stern is one of the leading guitarists on the contemporary jazz scene. Began playing at age 12, putting down Clapton and Hendrix licks, but switches to jazz at Berklee College of Music in 1971.