The electric guitar was invented in 1931, and it immediately became essential to the jazz musicians who wish to amplify their sound during their performances in big groups. (the so-called big band performances). During the 50’s and 60’s the electric guitar becomes the most vital instrument in popular music and it evolves into a string instrument used to play numerous music styles. It also serves in the development of rock n’ roll music, as well as many other styles and genres. The electric guitar is a type of guitar that through electromagnetic transmitters changes the vibrations of its strings into electric currents.