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Michael Landau: The Guitarist's Guitarist

Read "Michael Landau: The Guitarist's Guitarist" reviewed by Jim Worsley

"He is the best guitarist in the world," states guitarist and Grammy winner Steve Lukather. Indeed, Michael Landau is an important figure in the modern era and one of the most widely respected guitar players on the planet. Landau made his mark as an A list session player in the '80s and '90s. He ...

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Hot Club Of San Francisco On Riverwalk Jazz This Week

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, acouistic guitarist Paul Mehling and the Hot Club of San Francisco join The Jim Cullum Jazz Band to celebrate the great Gypsy Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International, on Sirius/XM satellite radio and can be streamed on-demand from the Riverwalk Jazz website. ...

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B. B. King in Denver

Read "B. B. King in Denver" reviewed by Geoff Anderson

B. B. King Buell Theater Denver, CO April 19, 2010 B. B. King is the last of the authentic Delta bluesmen. That group includes legends like Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. King is the real deal. He was born in the Delta ...

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B.B.King to Appear at Blues Music Awards

B.B.King to Appear at Blues Music Awards

B.B. King will be on hand at the Blues Music Awards ceremony on May 7 in Memphis to present an award named in his honor, the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. Nominees for this award are Janiva Magness, Watermelon Slim, Bobby Rush, Lil' Ed and Magic Slim. This year's awards ceremony and concert should be ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

B.B. King and Buddy Guys Backstage Blues Summit

B.B. King and Buddy Guys Backstage Blues Summit

Bluesmen B.B. King and Buddy Guy recently wrapped up a three-week stretch of shows together at Red Bank, New Jerseys Count Basie Theatre. Rock Daily was backstage with the two legends as they talked about their craft, reminisced about the old days and their mutual respect for one another. For an intimate look at the two ...

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B.B.King on Finding His Style

B.B.King on Finding His Style

Secrets of the Guitar Heroes: B.B.King An interview with the great blues guitarist on what influences molded his playing The first time you heard electric guitar, it was played by the reverend in your church. What do you remember? B.B.King:It was heaven! Heaven! It was unusual to even have electric light in the area, ...


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