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John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers:

John Mayall, an innovative blues master, is the godfather of British blues.

Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor and Coco Montoya have all been guitar graduates of the Bluesbreaker school run by Mayall. This singer-guitarist-keyboardist- harmonica player-talent scout-musical statesman has done as much as anyone to preserve
America's greatest musical art form. The rich heritage and traditions of the blues
is well represented by this totally committed torchbearer.

John is joined by Texas guitarist Buddy Whittington, bassist John Paulas, keyboardist Tom Canning and Boston area drummer Joe Yeule.

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John Hammond:

From coffeehouses to concert halls, festivals and beyond, John Hammond has spent forty years entertaining blues, folk and rock audiences around the world, performing intense solo-acoustic blues.

A Grammy Award winner and four time nominee, Hammond is also a multiple W.C. Handy award winner who has shared the stage and/or recorded with many of the masters, including Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf.

John has recorded over twenty five albums and his passionate commitment to traditional blues made him the natural choice to host the BRAVO TV special and Sony Home Video, The Search for Robert Johnson.

His latest CD, Ready For
Love, was produced by David Hidalgo of Los Lobos and is the perfect follow up to
Wicked Grin, the acclaimed album produced by longtime friend Tom Waits and featuring all Waits' songs. Ready For Love features John's road band including Augie Meyers, Stephen Hodges, Frank Carillo and Marty Ballou playing an exciting variety of tracks including songs by George Jones, Tom Waits, David Hidalgo, Jagger and Richards, Willie Dixon, and a rare original by John himself.