John Szetela is a guitarist born and raised in Owensboro, KY. His love of guitar began at the young age of 13, when his uncle gave him his first guitar and taught him how to play. He went on to playing in clubs and bars for many years in his hometown. Thirsting to learn more about guitar and music, at age 19, John moved to Hollywood, California to study at Musicians Institute’s guitar program, (G.I.T).
Immediately after studying music in California, John began his music career, spending many years touring the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands. He now focuses mainly on music endeavors in his home-base of Nashville, TN.
John keeps busy as a hired studio musician, recording projects with many great artists, and performing over 300 shows a year throughout the greater Nashville area. Also a product specialist with Wampler Pedals, he performs and demonstrates their products at events. John currently plays guitar with Curb Records recording artist, Mo Pitney.
John Szetela endorses the following companies: Wampler Pedals, Bluesman Vintage Guitars, Best-tronics Pro Audio Cables, Vaughn Skow Guitar Pickups, GuitarEffectsPedals.com, Warehouse Guitar Speakers, Eminence Guitar Speakers, Blueberry Acoustic Guitars, George L Guitar Strings, Truetone Power Supplies, and Moody Leather Guitar Straps.