See the gear DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, and Tommy Stinson used on tour in 2011.

Ron Bumblefoot Thal's Vigiers
"A Vigier signature artist, Thal uses a G.V. Wood 6-string on the road with GNR in addition to this custom Vigier doubleneck. The fretless neck is tuned to dropped-D. The bands on the fretboard near the nut are used to mute open strings during tapping segments."

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Marty Stuart

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How does a legacy artist stay on top of his game? The pianist, hit singer-songwriter, producer, and composer talks about the importance of musical growth and positive affirmation; his love for angular melodicism; playing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, jam, and soundtrack music; and collaborating with his favorite guitarists, including Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia.

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