derek wells

A native of Nashville, Derek Wells is a Grammy nominated first call multi-instrumentalist and producer.

As a session musician, Wells has performed on over 50 certified number 1 songs from a diverse listing of artists that include: Kid Rock, Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney, Shakira, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Corey Hart, Ian Gillian of Deep Purple, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood. His work on the Maren Morris Album, HERO earned him a Grammy Nomination.

As a producer, Derek has completed successful projects for Universal Music Group (Maddie and Tae), Broken Bow Records (Granger Smith) and Sony/Atlantic (Scotty McCreery) which produced a multi week number one single (This is It) and has been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA.


Main Iconic

Derek’s Vintage 62HR sports a set of Iconic Revolution pickups in HSS configuration, making it a super versatile instrument. The nitro sonic blue finish has been aged to perfection. The quarter-sawn maple neck and dark rosewood fretboard complete the look and feel.

Derek’s Personal Specs.

  • Dark Indian Rosewood fretboard (7.25″ – 9.5″ radius)
  • Medium C quartersawn maple neck (.820″ – .890″)
  • 21 Jescar medium jumbo frets
  • 1.625 nut width
  • Select alder body
  • Traditional 6-screws tremolo
  • Iconic Revolution single coils
  • Iconic Revolution humbucker
  • 5-way pickup selector
  • Relic Nitro Sonic blue¬†
  • Emerson Pro electronics