Filipino guitarists

Posted Oct 28, 2009
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  1. Filipino bass guitarists

    Filipino bass guitarists

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  2. Filipino jazz guitarists

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  1. Ely Buendia

    Ely Buendia


    Eleandre "Ely" Basiño Buendia (born November 2, 1970) is a Filipino musician, writer and director who gained fame as guitarist, songwriter and lead vocalist of the popular Filipino rock band Eraserheads. His compositions gained success and critical acclaim, topping various music charts, and are now considered classics. Widely regarded as one of the most respected music icons in the country, he currently performs as guitarist and lead vocalist for Pupil and The Oktaves.

  2. Arnel Pineda

    Arnel Pineda


    Arnel Campaner Pineda (born September 5, 1967) is a Filipino singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the Philippines during the 1980s and internationally in 2007 as the lead singer of the American rock band Journey.

  3. Mike Hanopol

    Mike Hanopol


    Mike Hanopol is a Filipino rock singer, guitarist, and recording artist. He was a former bass guitarist for the Juan de la Cruz Band. He is a pioneer of rock music in the Philippines active in the 1970s, along with Pepe Smith and Wally Gonzales. During his career as a musician, Hanopol produced twenty albums, three of which became Gold prize awardees while another three received the Aliw Awards. Hanopol's trademark is the beret, leather clothing, and his Steinberger guitar. He was the mentor and songwriter for the famous band known as Hagibis.

  4. Marcus Adoro

    Marcus Adoro


    Marcus Antonius Corpuz Adoro (born December 31, 1971) is the (former) lead guitarist of the Eraserheads, one of the most popular bands in the Philippines during the 90's alternative rock explosion.

  5. Michael Dadap

    Michael Dadap


    Michael Dadap is a popular Filipino guitarist, composer, and conductor, and an influential advocate of Filipino folk music. He was influential in the creation of a world-class rondalla ensemble in the United States is also the founding music director of the Iskwelahang Rondalla (Rondalla School) of Boston, Massachusetts.

  6. Wally Gonzales

    Wally Gonzales


    Wally Gonzales is a Pinoy rock legend, Filipino bluesman, and professional guitarist. He established and played with the Juan Dela Cruz Band, along with lead singer and drummer Pepe Smith and bass player Mike Hanopol. Gonzales was dubbed as "the quiet Juan Dela Cruz" band member because of his non-flamboyant lifestyle. He was also a businessman who worked as a shipping company’s treasurer for ten years. In 1995, he founded the band called Wally and Friends composed of Dondi Ledesma (bassist), Wowie Posadas (drums, jazz keyboardist), Joonie Centeno (vocals), and Armand Quimpo (second guitarist). He authored the instrumental album entitled Wally's Blues. He rejoined the Juan Dela Cruz Band during the group’s reunion concert on June 11, 2005 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, Philippines. His trademark musical instruments are the vintage Gibson SG and Gibson Melody Maker guitars.

  7. Cynthia Alexander

    Cynthia Alexander


    Cynthia Alexander is a guitarist and singer-songwriter originally from the Philippines. She has performed on many international stages including the Rainforest World Music Festival in Malaysia, the Jack Daniel’s World Music Tour in Singapore and the Southeast Asian Night Market Festival in New Zealand. She also played gongs and bass on world tours (India, U.S., Japan, Canada) with Joey Ayala at ang Bagong Lumad.

  8. Ric Mercado

    Ric Mercado


    Ric Mercado is a Filipino composer, songwriter, arranger, musical director and guitarist. His son was named Ricson because he added "son" in his name.

  9. Patrick Tirano

    Patrick Tirano


    Patrick Darroles Tirano, best known simply as "Pat Tirano", is a Filipino musician, sound engineer and producer. He plays music with numerous acts in the Philippine music scene, including Monkeyspank, Archipelago, Soaked in Scissors, and TOI. As a producer, his most notable works include albums by Sponge Cola, Mayonnaise, cover me quick/!\, and Pupil's "Beautiful Machines" album, for which he was nominated as "Producer of the Year" in the 2006 NU Rock Awards.

  10. Francis Reyes

    Francis Reyes


    Francis Florentino Saludo Reyes (born June 20, 1967 in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines) is a Filipino musician. He was the chief radio announcer and musical director for the rock station NU107.5 FM who uses the on-air stage name Francis Brew.

  11. Perfecto de Castro

    Perfecto de Castro


    Perfecto "Perf" de Castro is a multi-awarded Filipino musician, currently focusing on Classical and Flamenco music played on the Ten-string guitar, but perhaps best known for having been a celebrated fixture in the Philippine alternative rock scene during the 1990s. During the course of that decade, he was part of the alternative rock band Rivermaya, founded the band Triaxis, and also collaborated with the seminal Filipino rapper Francis Magalona.

  12. Teodoro de Villa Diaz

    Teodoro de Villa Diaz


    Teodoro "Teddy" de Villa Diaz (1 April 1963 – 21 August 1988) was a Filipino guitarist and composer, best known as the leader and founding member of the rockband The Dawn.

  13. The Zoo (band)

    The Zoo (band)


  14. Kenneth Ilagan

    Kenneth Ilagan

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    Kenneth Ilagan is the guitarist for the Filipino rock band The Dawn. Before assuming guitar duties for The Dawn, Ilagan also played guitar for Violent Playground, True Faith and Rivermaya (then known as Xaga).

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