Jamey Arent

Session Guitarist, Solo Artist

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Versatile guitarist playing all styles, specializing in blues, jazz, funk, soul, r&b and rock.

Jamey Arent is a guitarist, songwriter, and singer based in Los Angeles, described by Guitar Player Magazine as "a stunning player straddling blues, jazz, and rock."

Born in Denver, Jamey picked up the guitar at the of age 12, when he first heard the Beatles. After completing a degree in jazz studies from the Oberlin Conservatory, he moved to Los Angeles to get a master's degree in studio/jazz guitar from USC and begin his career as a gigging musician.

As a sideman, Jamey has performed and recorded with artists like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Matthew Morrison, B. Slade, Spencer Day, and Raquel Rodriguez. Jamey's guitar playing can also be heard on the soundtracks for Netflix, TBS, and Comedy Central shows, including Netflix's original series Motown Magic, where Jamey had the opportunity to record on songs performed by Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty. Jamey is also featured backing up Woody Harrelson on a cover of Elvis' "Burning Love" from the Zombieland: Double Tap soundtrack.

With his debut EP, The Back Burner, Jamey steps into the spotlight as a solo artist with a guitar-driven blend of blues, funk, jazz, and soul. Produced by renowned guitarist Josh Smith, the album also features appearances by Nigel Hall (Lettuce) and Raquel Rodriguez, as well as co-writers Amber Navran (Moonchild) and Spencer Day.

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GenresSounds Like
  • George Benson
  • John Mayer
  • Nile Rodgers
Gear Highlights
  • Stratocasters
  • Les Paul
  • ES-335
  • Telecasters
  • various acoustics
  • archtops
  • tube amps
  • effects pedals.
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