John Hammond Appearing at White Plains Performing Arts Center

John Hammond Appearing at The White Plains Performing Arts Center on
Saturday, March 29 • 8:00pm. JOHN HAMMOND -
2011 BLUES HALL OF FAME Inductee
2011 Blues Music Award WINNER for Acoustic Artist of the Year
1985 GRAMMY Winner for his performance on Blues Explosion, a compilation from the Montreux Jazz Festival also featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan, Koko Taylor and others

Renowned blues artist John Hammond has just released a new album Timeless, marking over 50 years since the start of his recording career (John Hammond, 1963). Recorded live, Timeless finds Hammond doing what he does best – performing solo acoustic before an enthusiastic audience at Chan's in Woonsocket, RI.

"A blues legend…with a demeanor that belies his tear-it-up might before an audience" (The New York Times).

Over the years, Hammond has released 35 albums. On occasion, he has had guest artists which have included Duane Allman, the Band, Charles Brown, Mike Bloomfield, JJ Cale, John Lee Hooker, Dr. John, G. Love, Charlie Musselwhite, Duke Robillard, Tom Waits, just to mention a few. His last release Rough and Tough was a 2010 Grammy nominee for Best Traditional Blues Album.

White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, NY 10601
Saturday, March 29 • 8:00pm

write your comments about the article :: © 2014 Jazz News :: home page