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Eric Johnson on His Current Tour, Recent 'EJ' Album and Roland, Martin and Fender Gear

Undoubtedly one of the most respected guitarists on the planet, Eric Johnson kicked off his solo career as the leader of the Eric Johnson Group in the late 1970s.While still a working session musician—his early credits include Carole King, Christopher Cross and Cat Stevens—the Austin native's first studio effort was 1978's Seven Worlds. Less than a decade later, Johnson received his first... …

Eric Johnson Plays Zakk Wylde's Wylde Audio Guitar

What does it sound like when Eric Johnson plays Zakk Wylde's new Wylde Audio guitar? You can find out below. (Spoiler alert: Johnson sounds like Johnson, regardless of the guitar he's playing.)Both guitarists were part of the 2016 Experience Hendrix Tour. This year's Generation Axe Tour, which features Wylde, Buddy Guy, Dweezil Zappa, Billy Cox, Jonny Lang and more, wraps up March 26 in Prior... …

Eric Johnson: “Why Every Guitarist Needs to Learn Piano”

Eric Johnson is known for his guitar virtuosity, but he’s also a talented pianist, having studied the instrument in his youth. Some readers may recall that he posted a clip of himself playing a ragtime version of his song “Cliffs of Dover” on his Facebook page back in August 2015.Speaking recently with Total Guitar, Johnson said that learning the basics of piano playing is an essential part of... …

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