Sabicas, the Spanish flamenco maestro started performing at six years old, and in 1936, became one of the first players to introduce flamenco to audiences across the globe.
Thom Bresh is a master of the Merle Travis, Jerry Reid, and Chet Atkins styles. Here, he performs with his "flip-over" classical/steel-string guitar on the Music City Tonight show (early '90s).
To me, Chopin was one of the original jazzers. Tatyana Ryzhkova performs one of his waltzes.