The Chicago Blues All-Stars are "Red, Hot & Blue." Released on the Azure Music label, Red, Hot & Blue is noteworthy on many levels. These musicians are all top-shelf Chicago players who have backed and played with music royalty including Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Albert King, gary Moore, Otis Rush, and Muddy Waters.
With the best in that trad. Chicago sound, the album was destined to be a modern Chicago blues hit.
Matthew Davidson, a 13-year-old blues and rock guitarist who the American Blues Scene interviewed back in May, has won the 2011 Robert Johnson New Generation Award!
Johnny Winter’s much-anticipated final album, Step Back, spans a variety of different blues genres is a retrospective compilation of blues songs, largely from the 50s and 60s!
Whether performing classic covers or original material, Backtrack Blues Band is the very definition of a show band.
"I worked for him for 10 years, two records, 'West Side Strut' and 'Soul Funky.' It was the best ten years of my life. His stature, 6'4" was big, but not as big as his heart." - Lynn Orman Weiss