Jack White
Jun27

Jack White

Jack White Biography Guitarist, Singer (1975–) Jack White is best known for singing and playing guitar with Meg White in the band the White Stripes. Synopsis Jack White is a singer, drummer and guitarist who was part of the influential early 2000s rock duo the White Stripes. Early Life Musician. Jack White was born John Anthony Gillis on July 9, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan, the youngest of ten children born into a large, working-class...

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Gary Clark Jr
Jun27

Gary Clark Jr

Gary Clark Jr Biography With his debut album Blak And Blu he has just become the first artist ever recognized by the Recording Academy with Grammy Award nominations in both the rock and R&B categories for the same album in the same year, winning the latter: Best Traditional R&B Performance” – “Please Come Home”(from the album Blak And Blu). And the day after claiming those honors he provided one of the highlights of the...

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Joe Bonamassa
Jun27

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa Biography As Joe Bonamassa approaches his 26th year as a professional musician, he continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work.  Bonamassa’s career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989, when he was only 12 years old.  Today, he is hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, and is an ever-evolving...

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Brad Paisley
Jun27

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley Biography Brad Paisley is a Grammy-winner country singer/songwriter and member of the Grand Ole Opry’s Hall of Fame. Synopsis Born on October 28, 1972, in West Virginia, Brad Paisley released his first album, Who Needs Pictures, in 1999. The album sold more than 1 million copies and catapulted Paisley to fame. In 2000, the Academy of Country Music named Paisley the year’s Best New Male Vocalist, and in...

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John Mayer
Jun27

John Mayer

John Mayer Bio Joel Hoard contributed to this article In the 2000s, when he wasn’t shagging starlets or performing stand-up comedy, John Mayer was leveraging his two distinct gifts: His virtuosic guitar skills and his aptitude for classy pop-rock songs. Putting those abilities to use both on his solo albums and with the John Mayer Trio, his blues-rock group, Mayer earned big chart success, becoming the sensitive...

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Derek Trucks
Jun13

Derek Trucks

Blues/blues-rock guitarist Derek Trucks is the nephew of longtime Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks. He displays a command of slide guitar styles running the gamut from blues to classic R&B and early rock & roll to classic jazz. Although blues players like Buddy Guy, Elmore James, and Duane Allman have been a strong influence on Trucks’ slide guitar playing, so have pre-’70s jazz players like John Coltrane,...

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