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John Mayall
Price $31 - $110
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Jazz Rock

John Mayall

Thursday, Aug 14 8:00p
One World Theatre Austin, TX

Manchester blues legend John Mayall first became attracted to the jazz and blues in his father's
record collection, starting with such guitarists such as Lonnie Johnson, and Leadbelly. However once he heard the sounds of boogie woogie giants Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis, his desire to play was all he could think of. Mayall felt pretty much an outsider throughout his twenties until 1962 when a club devoted entirely to blues music opened in Ealing. After Britain's ten year traditional jazz boom
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Like most British blues fanatics in the early '60s, John Mayall took his cues primarily from the stars of Chicago's electric blues scene. Both with the Bluesbreakers and later on his own, Mayall played a large role in introducing white audiences to electric blues....
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