Guy Van Duser

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Guy Van Duser (born 1948) is an American jazz[1] and folk guitarist. He recorded for Rounder from the 1970s to the 1990s and often appeared on the radio show A Prairie Home Companion.

His guitar arrangement of "The Stars and Stripes Forever" was played by Chet Atkins.[2][3] Van Duser has been a professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music.[4]


  • Old Wood and Winter Wine with Bill Staines (Mineral River, 1977)
  • Finger Style Guitar Solos (Rounder, 1977)
  • The New Pennywhistle Album with Billy Novick (Green Linnet, 1978)
  • Get Yourself a New Broom... with Billy Novick (Rounder, 1979)
  • Stride Guitar (Rounder, 1981)
  • Raisin' the Rent with Billy Novick (Rounder, 1982)
  • Got the World On a String (Rounder, 1985)
  • These 'n' That 'n' Those with Billy Novick (Rounder, 1986)
  • American Fingerstyle Guitar (Rounder, 1987)
  • Exactly Like Us with Billy Novick (Rounder, 1989)
  • Guy & Billy with Billy Novick (Daring, 1994)
  • Every Little Moment with Billy Novick (Daring, 1996)
  • Lovely Sunday Afternoon (Daring, 2000)
  • A Session with Guy Van Duser (CDBaby, 2012)


  • Stride Guitar (Mel Bay Publications, Inc., ISBN 0-7866-4668-3)


  1. ^ arwulf, arwulf. "Guy Van Duser". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Guy Van Duser Interview". Archived from the original on 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
  3. ^ "The Stars and Stripes Forever" for Solo Guitar (includes link to sheet music pdf)
  4. ^ Berklee Faculty Biographies