King can add another blues bona fide to his resume, with the late Derek Trucks of The Allman Brothers Band lending his signature slide guitar to the record. The Louisiana, self-taught axeman has enjoyed commercial success at a very young age, with seven singles in the Billboard Top 10, two Billboard Music Awards, and has been nominated for five Grammys. With a line of Fender Stratocasters to his name, he must be doing something right. From that heritage an unlikely blues figure has emerged, singer-songwriter and British blues-rock guitarist Chantel McGregor. With her powerful Soprano vocals juxtaposed with gritty guitar riffs, McGregor is a formidable combination. Later on in his career, Trout would even become a mentor and colleague to him. As a fixture of the European blues scene, Bryant has gained a loyal following playing thousands of clubs and festival gigs, and performing with the likes of Joe Cocker and Carlos Santana.
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We are a little more than half way through with already. We have had some interesting occurrences in our country, some positive and many not so spectacular. But, on the bright side, we have heard some incredible songs from renowned and up and coming blues musicians. Buddy Guy is one of the most respected guitar players and a living blues legend.
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In a music industry overwhelmed by a landscape shifting at a dizzying pace, leave it to the blues — perhaps the most traditional of all American musical forms — to embrace change the most eagerly. In an ever diversifying musical scene young and young-ish female blues artists like Samantha Fish, ZZ Ward, Beth Hart and Malina Moye have made an undeniable dent on the blues charts so far in Of course, the blues-belting mama is as old a tradition in the blues as the genre itself. But Joe Bonamassa , rather that limiting himself to a supporting role, rises to the challenge of facing his collaborator lick-for-lick. The result is a stunning combination of voices, both compelling in their own way. Blues in Buckle 's novel approach -- they are a fictional band of comic book characters -- may be a great intro to the genre for younger fans, but it has an appeal that die hard blues fans may find fun as well.