On 27th Aug 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed when the helicopter he was flying in, hit a man-made ski slope while trying to navigate through dense fog. Vaughan had played a show at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin with Robert Cray & His Memphis Horns, and Eric Clapton. Vaughan was informed by [...]
41 years ago today, one of the worlds greatest guitar players was killed in a motorcycle crash. Duane died just weeks short of his 25th birthday. Duane Allman has become one of my favorite guitar players. Just the way he gets his Les Paul to scream out the blues. Duane Allman was also a founding member [...]
My good buddy and Sandy Utah guitar teacher & mentor Jon Dansie is performing at the Hotel Park City this Sunday. Join The Jon Dansie Band for the BEST Kick A$$ Event of All Time! The band will perform poolside; just outside the Ruth's Chris Steak House at Hotel Park City. If it rains, we [...]
I love sharing music that turns me on. Today's topic is blues guitar and today's master is Albert King (April 25, 1923 to December 21, 1992). King was known as "The Velvet Bulldozer" and in this clip its easy to see why. King was left handed but played right handed guitars with the strings reversed [...]
Here is a cool blues acoustic 12 string version of Hear My Train A Comin' by Jimi Hendrix. Is there any doubt he could play the blues?