Guy Amato


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Accomplished player in a variety of genres and playing situations. Country, Americana, Blues; R & B; club gigs; Festivals; recording studio experience; singer/songwriter; Electric/Acoustic.

Mature, professional, responsible; no drugs, no booze. I do my homework and come prepared.

Seeking playing opportunities with working/soon to be working projects. Willing to sub. Country, Americana, Blues genres; original material or covers.

Previous professional experience: Performed and recorded in NYC with singer-songwriter, Leslie Chase and, blues artist, Felix Cabrera. Performed with the Diane Kallay Band in Las Vegas and appeared at the Monterey Blues Festival with The Legendary Moody Scott. Founded NRQ, a contemporary jazz ensemble and held residence at the KUNV 91.5 Sunday Jazz Brunch. NRQ was featured in the PBS documentary, Midnight Muse and recorded Manhuntin’ Blues, which received the 2016 Akademia Music Awards, Blues Song of the Year.

Screen name:
Guy Amato
Member since:
May 10 2011
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week


James Burton; Danny Gatton; Vince Gill; Roy Nichols, Marty Stuart, Brett Mason; current bands: Turnpike Troubadours; Reckless Kelly, Tyler Childers.

Other influences.
Wes Montgomery, BB & Freddie King, Clapton, Beck et al. Joao Gilberto, Chielli Minucci, Chuck Loeb.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Lead Guitar:
Acoustic Guitar:


'62 Telecaster, '64 Fender Strat; '62 Strat (re-issue); '61 Gibson Country Western Acoustic; Sakurai Kohno Classical Guitar; Fender Deluxe Reverb '64; '70 Fender Princeton Reverb, State-of-the-art pedal board.