December 12, 2023

Wayne Krantz

Wayne Krantz is an American jazz fusion guitarist. He has played with top artists such as Steely Dan, Michael Brecker, Billy Cobham, and others, but is most active as a solo performer.

Interested in his sound and gear?

His main guitar is a slightly modded Tyler Studio Elite w/ Suhr Vintage single coils, Duncan Full Shred in the bridge. Krantz is amped with Marshall 2553, 2×12 or 4×12 Celestion V30s and his main pedals are Crybaby wah, Moogerfooger ring mod, Boss DD-3, Boss OC-2, Blues Driver w/ Analog Mike mod, Looper bypass box, D’Addario EXL 110, Fender medium picks.

If you are into Wayne Krantz style and you would like some help or lessons from him, you should check out his site. The site contains a number of lesson for download and a new feature: hour-long lessons over Skype.

There are dozens of amazing videos of Krantz on Youtube, but I think this one is the best way to introduce you to him, in case you haven’t met him already – a very recent show with one of the latest duo he has performed with, Tim Lefebvre on Bass and the amazing Keith Carlock on drums, check it out:

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