Guy Van Duser

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Guy Van Duser (born 1948) is an American folk/jazz guitarist. He recorded for Rounder Records extensively from the 1970s to the 1990s, and often appeared on American Public Media's A Prairie Home Companion.

His guitar arrangement of The Stars and Stripes Forever was covered by Chet Atkins and also Doug Smith among others[1][2]

Van Duser has been a professor in the guitar department at Berklee College of Music.[3]


  • Old Wood and Winter Wine (Mineral River Records, 1977) with Bill Staines
  • Fingerstyle Guitar Solos (Rounder, 1977)
  • The New Pennywhistle Album (Green Linnet, 1978) with Billy Novick
  • Stride Guitar (Rounder, 1981)
  • Raisin' The Rent (Rounder, 1982) with Billy Novick
  • American Fingerstyle Guitar (Rounder, 1987)
  • These 'n' That 'n' Those (Rounder, 1987) with Billy Novick
  • Exactly Like Us (Rounder, 1989)
  • Get Yourself a New Broom (and Sweep Those Blues Away) (Rounder, 1990)
  • Got the World (Rounder, 1990)
  • Guy & Billy (with Billy Novick) (Daring, 1994)
  • Every Little Moment (Daring, 1996)
  • Lovely Sunday Afternoon: Classic Jazz (Daring, 2000)
  • Staying on the Atkins Diet (Poor Jack, 2002)
  • Live from Boulevard Music (2002)
  • A Session with Guy Van Duser (2012)