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A.C. Reed

To listen to tenor saxist A.C. Reed bemoan his destiny on-stage, one might glean the impression that he really detests his work. But from the tongue-in-cheek issue — Reed’s raspy, gutbucket blowing and laid-back vocals belie any feeling of boredom. Sax-blowing blues bandleaders are scarce as hen’s tooth in Chicago; …

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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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Nick Moss

Bassist Nick Moss discovered his instrument at a age, often viewing his sibling Joe enjoy with Pal Scott, amongst others. By enough time he graduated from senior high school, Scott was searching for a fresh bassist and Moss have scored the job. 2 yrs afterwards, Jimmy Dawkins stole him apart …

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Michael Burks

Blessed in Milwaukee in 1957, blues guitarist Michael Burks started learning his device young — inspired by his music family (his dad played bass and frequently performed alongside harmonica star Sonny Guy Williamson II, even though his grandfather was a Delta-style bluesman from Camden, Arkansas). By age five, he was …

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Jimbo Mathus

Jim “Jimbo” Mathus first gained popularity because the co-founder from the retro-swing clothing the Squirrel Nut Zippers. But following the group’s sloppy breakup, he continued to some prolific career being a guitarist, songwriter, and maker, defining his personal make of revved-up blues and origins music. Utilizing a selection of stage …

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Jimmy Dawkins

Chicago guitarist Jimmy Dawkins could have desired to keep his longtime nickname “Fast Fingertips” behind. It had been always something of the stylistic misnomer in any case; Dawkins’ Western world Side-styled electric guitar slashed and surged, but rarely burnt with incendiary swiftness. Dawkins’ blues had been generally from the brooding, …

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Scott Holt

Acoustic guitar virtuoso Scott Holt initial came to country wide prominence within various large energy rings led by legendary Chicago blues guitarist and vocalist Buddy Man. He was simply 23 when Man required him under his wing and trained him how exactly to travel intelligently while accommodating the demanding character …

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Little Charlie & the Nightcats

Among the hardest-working barroom blues rings within the Western Coast, Small Charlie & the Nightcats began within the mid-’70s, began saving around ten years later, and kept on heading strong. Both constants on the Nightcats’ lengthy history had been co-founders Small Charlie Baty (acoustic guitar) and Rick Estrin (harmonica, business …

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Wayne Baker Brooks

The son of blues great Lonnie Brooks, Wayne Baker Brooks might have been born into Chicago blues royalty, but it doesn’t mean he hasn’t paid his dues on the way. He became a member of his father’s music group being a roadie in 1988, and began playing guitar within the …

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Johnny Heartsman

Shaven-headed Johnny Heartsman do so many musical factors so very well that he’s difficult to pigeonhole. His low-moaning business lead guitar work significantly distinguished an array of Bay Region blues recordings through the ’50s and ’60s, but still performed his axe with delicious dexterity and dynamics in to the ’90s. …

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