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Grant Green is the Greatest Guitarist You Never Heard

When we talk about great guitarists, we think modernly of Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck and, perhaps, even David Gilmour.  When we think of great Blues and Jazz guitarists, many fans will point in a unified direction to Wes Montgomery.  Today, I want to challenge you to discover the incredible Soul Jazz guitar of Grant Green and to help remember him forever.

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Duffy Begs for Mercy

Finding a modern voice that connects us back to the roots of The Blues is a rarity — but Duffy is just such a talent — and the delight in her gravelly voice socks us right back into the brazen Blues.

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August Wilson Plays the Blues

When you think of August Wilson, you quickly recall images from his amazing canon of plays that made him the best and most successful Playwright in the modern American theatre. 

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The Gospel Blues of B.J. Reagon

B.J. Reagon — Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon — is one of those rare SuperGenius talents that cannot be boxed in by mind or musical genre.  Is she a Blues singer?  Is she a Gospel singer?  Is she a Folk singer?

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Better Blues and the Tritone Devil's Note

We’ve been wondering a lot about The Blues as we form our practice and performance and there is an essence of the music that to speaks to us on a deeper level than any other sort of music. 

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The Amazing Redd Volkaert and His TeleTwang

If you play the guitar, you gotta love Redd Volkaert and his mastery of the Fender Telecaster.  Redd wants to teach you how to play Country Blues in his fantastic and warm and funny DVD, “TeleTwang.”  

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