But who are the heirs of Robert Johnson, BB King or Stevie Ray Vaughan?
Sign up for a rhythmic and sticky tour through this gallery of blues guitarists, accompanied by a good bourbon.
Blues for the 21st century
Getting back to the roots of the blues is Justin Johnson. Coming from Nashville, follow the path of the original blues. Nicknamed ” The Magician ” for his impressive handling of the ropes.
He debuted in 2014 with the Smoke & Mirrors album that paid tribute to the purity of the blues. In his latest work, Drivin ‘it down, includes classics like Mistery train or I put a spell on you.
Joanne Shaw Taylor
With only thirty years has been placed in the top blouse. This British confesses heiress of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmi Hendrix.
With his 2010 album, Diamonds in the dirt was placed at number eight of the Billboard Top Blues. In 2001 he won the British Blues Awards for best vocalist. Yes, because this super artist plays the guitar, sings and has a sweeping scenic personality.
It comes from the Memphis plus blouse. Child musical prodigy, at age four he already made his first steps with the guitar, following his idols Albert King and BB King.
From his admired, Jimmi Hendrix inherited an incendiary style that combines blues and rock. And, surprise, he is also a left-handed guitarist. He has published a whopping 18 solo albums.
It embodies the current blues, a mixture of modernity and tradition. Born in South Africa, he was sponsored by the great Joe Satriani. He combines guitar and voice in a personal style, which has led him to publish six albums, since his debut in 2004 with True Blues.
It has been a brief but intense tour of the current guitarists of the 21st century. Now it’s your turn to discover them.