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Lazer Lloyd

Among the best-known blues music artists in Israel, American vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Lazer Lloyd (given birth to Lloyd Paul Blumen) carved a profession for himself by promoting the blues genre in the centre East, where it had been less popular than in the home. A soulful vocalist and guitarist, he was created …

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Mem Shannon

Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Mem Shannon is among little lions of blues who have believes in expanding the variables from the music. His two albums for Rykodisc, A Cab Driver’s Blues (his 1995 debut) and Mem Shannon’s 2nd Blues Record (1997), are both worthy of searching for in record shops. …

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Matt Schofield

The leader from the Matt Schofield trio (obviously) along with a well traveled and talented blues guitarist, Matt Schofield was created in Manchester, England on August 21, 1977. Spurred in to the globe of the blues acoustic guitar by legends such as for example Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. Ruler, and …

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Melvin Taylor

Chicago-based guitarist Melvin Taylor is really a star in European countries, but it might take time for U.S. viewers to catch to precisely how phenomenally talented a bluesman he’s. Area of the issue for Taylor could be his personal organic eclecticism. He’s similarly adept playing jazz or blues, however in …

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Mary Thornton

Tallahassee, FL, local Mary Thornton amused her first target audience when she was just three years older. The target audience was captivated family and small Thornton amused them with her personal enthusiastic rendition of “the Celebrity Spangled Banner.” As period passed, she extended her take action to the neighborhood church, …

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Little Jimmy King

Memphis-based left-handed guitarist Small Jimmy King was probably one of the most thrilling blues players to emerge within the scene within the ’90s. Ruler was born Dec 4, 1968, as Manuel Gales but renamed himself for his two preferred acoustic guitar heroes, Jimi Hendrix and Albert Ruler. He got began …

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Wardell Quezergue

The thronging people will claim never to have heard about this man, will never be in a position to pronounce his name, and can have heard his music countless times. Among New Orleans music artists, Wardell Quezergue was referred to as the “Creole Beethoven,” however the behind-the-scenes character of his …

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Joe Turner

Though endlessly puzzled with the singer Big Joe Turner, pianist Joe Turner originated from a totally different direction, following a James P. Johnson/Fat Waller stride custom, armed with an excellent technique and an excellent sense of golf swing. Given birth to in Baltimore, he began to find out the piano …

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James Peterson

Alabama-born and Florida-based guitarist, singer, and songwriter James Peterson played out a gritty design of Southern-fried blues sometimes similar to Howlin’ Wolf as well as other times even more such as Freddie Ruler. He produced his first music group while he was surviving in Buffalo, NY and working the Governor’s …

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Freddie King

Guitarist Freddie Ruler rode to popularity in the first ’60s having a spate of catchy instrumentals which became quick bandstand fodder for fellow bluesmen and white colored rock and roll bands alike. Having a even more down-home (thumb and finger picks) method of the B.B. Ruler single-string design of playing, …

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