Wayne Krantz, guitar

Since 1986:

HAS played and/or recorded for: Binney, Potter, Fagen, the Breckers, the Dan, Cobham, Atakoglu, Bley, Bailey, Maria, Formanek, Anderson, Schwartz, Stern, Manieri, Anders, Wilkenfeld, Husband, Escreet, Hoenig, Barot, Weyland, Rahbany, Ridl

HAS employed on his own projects: Carlock, Lefebvre, Almond, Novak, Jackson, Lee, Socolow, Wilkenfeld, Danziger, Fig, Chambers, Bullock, Goines, Genus, Alias, Bryant, Hoenig, Binney, Beard, Ephron, Weyland, Mayer, Patitucci, Drayton, Beasley, Anders, Potter, Colaiuta, Wollesen, Palladino, the Staceys, Hey, Wood, Biddle, Tidd, Miura, Hess, Brewer, Garrison, Dion, Le Fleming, Scott, Doami, Joseph, League, White, Calvaire, Mendez, Verdinelli, Morrissey

HAS made 10 records: “Signals” (’91), “Long To Be Loose” (’93), “2 Drink Minimum” (’95), “Separate Cages” (’96), “Greenwich Mean” (’99), “Your Basic Live” (’03), “Your Basic Live ’06″, “Krantz Carlock Lefebvre” (’09), “Howie 61″ (’12), “Good Piranha Bad Piranha” (’14)

HAS made 1 book: “An Improviser’s OS” (2005)

HAS taught at: NYU, Berklee, countless workshops worldwide

BORN, RAISED: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

BELIEFS: Nature, family, music


Main guitar: modded John Suhr Strat

Main amp: Marshall JCM2000 DSL and Marshall 1960AV slanted 4×12 cabinet, Marshall Silver Jubilee, Marshall DSL 100H

Main pedals, etc: 1 Spot CS7, EH Freq Analyzer, Boss DD-3, Boss OC-2, EH Freeze, Wren and Cuff Russian Fuzz, Timmy distortion, WET verb,  TC Ditto X2 Looper, D’Addario strings/tuners/earplugs/cables, Fender pix

Main store: 30th Street Guitars NYC