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Matt Schofield

Born in Manchester on August 21st 1977, Matt Schofield grew up listening to the sounds of his Father’s collection of classic blues LPs. Already familiar with the music of Muddy Waters, Freddie, Albert and B.B. King, along with contemporary guitar heroes like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, he began fooling with the guitar around the age of 7, after his family had relocated to Gloucestershire. However, after a brief spell with the bass guitar, the defining moment for Matt came at age 12 whilst visiting his Dad who had by now moved to Northern California. There he saw a video of B.B

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Article: Album Review

Savoy Brown: Ain't Done Yet

Read "Ain't Done Yet" reviewed by Doug Collette


Kim Simmonds might not be quite as highly regarded in the contemporary blues milieu as “The Godfather of British Blues," John Mayall, but the former's forty-first album under the Savoy Brown monicker suggests he ought to be. As his profile has risen over the last five years, commensurate with his increased activity on the road and ...

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Article: Live Review

Matt Schofield at Nectar's

Read "Matt Schofield at Nectar's" reviewed by Doug Collette


Matt Schofield Nectar's Burlington, Vermont July 5, 2016 In a generous two-set performance that lasted til the midnight hour at Nectar's in Burlington, Matt Schofield made a case for himself as one of the finest bluesmen of his generation. Gary Clark Jr. and Derek Trucks may be more versatile, but the ...

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Article: Live Review

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Burlington, Vermont, June 3-12, 2011

Read "Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Burlington, Vermont, June 3-12, 2011" reviewed by Doug Collette


Burlington Discover Jazz FestivalBurlington, VTJune 3-12, 2011 The mix of anticipation and apprehension at the outset of each year's Burlington Discover Jazz Festival is no doubt something akin to stage fright in the mind of any stage performer, musician or otherwise. Will the string of high-profile events meet audience expectations and generate ...

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News: Recording

Matt Schofield - Anything but Time (2011)

Matt Schofield - Anything but Time (2011)

Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Alvin Lee, Robin Trower and the late Gary Moore... all part of British blues guitar legacy. But try to name someone who came of age after the 1960s and belongs in that company? Matt Schofield may be the one who should be the first mentioned. Named a top ten British blues guitarist ...

Album

Trio, Live

Label: Nugene Records
Released: 2007


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