Dr John The Blind Boys Of Alabama Tickets
Jazz, blues and fusion music lovers, here is a great news for you, one fine jazz musician and a seasoned jazz band will be together on stage to entertain you. Dr John and The Blind Boys of Alabama are two respected names in the world of music. They have received worldwide critical acclaim for their music. The Blind Boys of Alabama have received six Grammy Awards. For a soulful and melodic music experience you just need to book Dr. John and The Blind Boys of Alabama tickets and be at the place.
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Dr. John is a musician from New Orleans, Louisiana. His actual name is Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr and he was born in 1940. It was his father who played an important role in developing his interest in music. While John was a teenager his father made him listen to fine jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong and King Oliver. His father owned a record shop and this is was the reason that John was able to get access to studios of many other popular musicians such as rock guitarist and musicians like Guitar Slim and Little Richard. Turning point in his life came when he met the very gifted and seasoned Professor Longhair who was at that time the most senior blues pianist and singer in the area. After meeting Longhair Dr. John decided to pursue a career in music.
Dr. John has been active in the music industry since 1950. He composes music in a wide variety of genres such as blues, rock, rock and roll and boogie woogie. He is popular both as a solo artist as well as session musician. He has worked as a session musician with mainstream artists like rock guitarist Frank Zappa, pop singer Cher, recording artist Sonny Bono, Johan Paul Hammond and Mike Bloomfield. World renowned musicians like Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Eric Clapton cite Dr. John as a major influence on their music style. This seasoned artist has got five Grammy Awards to his name.
The Blind Boys of Alabama as evident from the name is a gospel and blues music group that hails from Alabama. The band has been active in the music world for an amazing seven decades now. The lineup consists of three blind singers namely Eric Ricky, Ben Moore and Jimmy Carter. Among the founding members carter is the only one surviving the rest has deceased. These three are accompanied Joey Williams on guitar whereas for bass, drums and keyboards different musicians fill in.
During its career, this group has released over 30 studio albums. They have also collaborated with other musicians like henry Butler, Preservation Hall Jazz band, Lou Reed, the Time Jumpers, Peter Gabriel, Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket and John Hammond and Yonder Mountain Sting Band. In 2003 the band was inducted in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. In 2009 The Blind Boys of Alabama were honored with a Grammy lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010 they were inducted in the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Beside winning six Grammys this group has also won four Dove Awards in category of traditional Gospel Album of the Year.
Dr. John was inducted in the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 2011 by popular hip hop and soul singer John Legend. For a blues and jazz music lover nothing can be better than watching Dr. John and The Blind Boys of Alabama live on one stage. Don’t forget to be a part of the best blues event of the season and good part is that cheap deals are now available. Quickly grab cheap Dr. John and The Blind Boys of Alabama tickets before they are sold out.
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