Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón is a contemporary soul singer whose impassioned acoustic guitar playing — a mix of rock, classical, and flamenco — has gotten him just as much attention as his smooth voice. He is “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” according to The New York Times.
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Asleep at the Wheel has seen miles and miles of Texas. They got their kicks on Route 66 and now in their 45th year, the band continues to introduce the western swing genre to a new generation.
The idea of The Sax Pack originated in 2004 with saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa after he saw a movie about the “Rat Pack,” a group of legendary entertainers led by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr.
Inspired by their showmanship and camaraderie, Kashiwa came up with the name The Sax Pack and called on some of his saxophone peers and started a new group that would feature the instrument, as well as their collective musical passion for jazz, funk and R&B.
Ask Bluesman Albert Castiglia (ka-steel-ya) what it takes to become a good Blues player, he’ll likely say you have to go to the college of the Blues, Chicago! And with Damon Fowler’s hybrid brand of roots rock, blues, and sacred steel, you won’t be disappointed!
More than 40 years later, having pioneered the use of twin lead guitars, the band has gained worldwide recognition, based firmly on a regime of relentless touring. Wishbone Ash, the quintessential road band, is an acknowledged influence on many other bands including THIN LIZZY and IRON MAIDEN. Power and melody have made the Ash a hard act to follow, while they are currently being discovered by new generations of loyal rock fans.