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Everyone Loves Guitar

We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players and behind the "sidemen" who make the wheels spin for artists worldwide. If you love guitar, stick around… you’re in the right place.

May 7, 2018

Pat’s a First Call guitar and harmonica session player in Nashville, who spent the first part of his career there touring, playing, and writing with Chet Atkins & Jerry Reed. He’s also toured with Allman Brothers alumni in Les Brers, and played with TOmmy Emmanuel, Peter Frampton, and others…

During this candid conversation, Pat shared an amazing story about how he met Chet Atkins and why Chet took Pat under his wing... the 3 most important lessons Chet left him with... the #1 criteria for choosing a good guitar to buy… growing up with 6 kids in his house… moving to NYC and feeling kind of desperate right before he left… and the one event that turned his entire professional life around...