Biography

Pete Huttlinger has become widely known as one of the most awe-inspiring acoustic guitar players in the world. His unique arrangements and spell-binding musicality and precision have entertained audiences all from Los Angeles to Milan.

As a recording artist Huttlinger has released numerous albums and received wide-acceptance ranging from his critically acclaimed Naked Pop continuing to his current instrumental tour de force, McGuire's Landing.

Praise from the media has been overwhelmingly positive and Huttlinger continues to expand his musical breadth.

In 2007, Huttlinger made his debut at New York City's Carnegie Hall. He was invited back in 2008 and made his first appearance there as a solo artist demonstrating what audiences around the world know him best for - his fantastic sense of humor and mind-blowing chops all combined to make a full-on, entertaining 90 minutes of laughter and chin-dropping. He performed there again in 2010. In 2004, 2007 and 2010, he was invited to participate in Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festivals.

In addition to his concert touring schedule, Huttlinger also spends a good deal of his time on stage speaking to audiences. He has taken what he's learned from surviving both a major stroke and end-state heart failure and turned it into "Don't Just Live, Live Well," a presentation on how he has overcome what seemed to be insurmountable obstacles. "Don't Just Live, Live Well" has been embraced by audiences.

Huttlinger also makes appearances as a side-man. Country/pop superstar LeAnn Rimes has often requested him for her acoustic performances. Including the filming of "Live From Abbey Road," a BBC TV series taped at the famous London studios. It aired in America on BRAVO! Huttlinger also appeared with Rimes on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" and made an acoustic recording with her that was sold as an exclusive download through Kellog's. He toured with John Denver for the last four years of John's life and often tours with pop icon John Oates of Hall & Oates.

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