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Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose

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birthday
29th
November, 1947
Death
3rd
March, 2012
Birth Place
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Birth Sign
sagittarius
Biography

Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose (1973-77 & 1987) and Gamma (1979-83 & 2000). He also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Van Morrison (1971-72), Herbie Hancock (1971), Beaver & Krause (1971), Boz Scaggs (1971), Edgar Winter (1972 & 1996), Gary Wright (1975), The Beau Brummels (1975), Dan Hartman (1976), Tony Williams (1978), The Neville Brothers (1987), Marc Bonilla (1991 & 1993) and Sammy Hagar (1997). The first Montrose album has often been cited as “America’s answer to Led Zeppelin” and Ronnie Montrose was often referred to as one of the most influential guitarists in American hard rock.

instruments played
bass
Guitar
keyboards
lap
mandolin
steel
Vocals
Associated Acts

Montrose, Gamma, Edgar Winter Group, Van Morrison, Sawbuck

Birth Name

Ronald Douglas Montrose

Genres

Hard rock, heavy metal, instrumental rock, jazz fusion, blues rock

Years Active

1969 2012

Name

Ronnie Montrose

Nationality

United States of America

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