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Woody Aplanalp – bio

Woody Alplanalp

Woody Aplanalp is a Los Angeles based guitarist whose work has taken him across the globe. He has toured and recorded with an unusually diverse array of artists that include multiple grammy-winning singer and rapper Lauryn Hill, soul legend and rock ‘n’ roll hall-of-famer Bobby Womack, Indian fusion master Trilok Gurtu, the “lion of Zimbabwe” Thomas Mapfumo, creative composer and improviser Wadada Leo Smith, experimental guitar guru Nels Cline, violin wiz Lili Haydn, the jam-rock band Banyan and many others. Known for his unique style, he draws from elements of classical, jazz, rock, experimental and world music to form an original musical voice.