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Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $18.00 - $55.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories R&B and Soul Jazz

Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonic Blowout

Sunday, Jan 12 4:00p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

Get ready to stomp and groove. The jazz-loving blues harmonica master Mark Hummel has assembled a killer group for the 23rd installment of his Blues Harmonica Blowout, this year paying tribute to the iconic Sonny Boy Williamson. A Bay Area resident for four decades, Hummel has defined the West Coast blues sound, leading the Blues Survivors and performing alongside Charles Brown, James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. One-time Muddy Waters band harmonica ace Jerry Portnoy praised… Show more

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Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonic Blowout

"A specialist in the West Coast blues, he’s a seasoned showman who knows more than a thing or two about how to please an audience. " — New Yorker

Performers at this Event
John Mayall
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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....
Mark Hummel
Mark Hummel Remove performer from this event
Considered a master of blues harmonica. Has organized the very successful "Blues Harmonica Blowout" series since 1991, as well as heading his own band, The Blues Survivors.
Little Charlie Baty
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Little Charlie Baty is the former leader and masterful guitarist from Alligator Records recording act"Little Charlie & the Nightcats". Charlie and the Nightcats have recorded 12 albums on Alligator and have been one of the West Coast's most successful blues acts, touring the globe for over 25 years....
Rick Estrin
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Rick Estrin, according to The San Francisco Chronicle, "is an amazing harmonica player, a soulful lead vocalist and a brilliant songwriter." The award-winning musician, another critic said, "sounds like Little Walter playing and singing Leiber and Stoller....
Curtis Salgado
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Harmonica player, songwriter and singer Curtis Salgado artfully skirts the lines between blues and soul at his live shows and on his recordings. Salgado grew up in Portland, Oregon, listening to black blues and soul artists who rose to prominence in the 1950's and 60's, vocalists like Johnnie Taylor, Otis Redding and O....
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201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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