No picks needed for this high-octane blues rocker, who keeps it simple with a single-P-90 signature Epiphone and namesake Blackstar head that doubles as his carry-on.

Somewhere afloat in the Caribbean, PG’s John Bohlinger hung with blues rocker Jared James Nichols before his final show of the 2020 Joe Bonamassa Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea cruise. Nichols played some fierce guitar and led Premier Guitar—and a live audience—through his signature rig.


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