Grammy-winning guitarist/composer Shane Theriot (pronounced Terry-o) hails from the New Orleans area and has been playing guitar since age 11. After graduating with top honors in all styles from GIT in Hollywood, CA, he was recommended for a teaching position by Scott Henderson at GIT at age 20.
Theriot’s versatility in both the studio and stage has led to work with many artists in virtually all styles of music. At age 25, he joined the world-renowned Neville Brothers, touring and performing internationally as a member for 8 years, all while continuing to work and record with other artists.
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Shane is one of my favorite guitar players—amazing feel and a great musician on
top of that! —Mike Stern
Wow! I really like Shane's new record! He's assembled some great musicians and
written some really nice tunes—obviously he plays guitar very, very well! —John Scofield
“Shane’s regional roots and natural musicality give him a great sense of rock, soul,
funk, and melody that makes him a great fit for what we do—He has all of that, for sure! —Daryl Hall