Muddy Waters Information

Levon Helm 1940 – 2012

Levon Helm passed away on April 19th, as he lost his long battle with cancer.  He has long been an inspiration to me as a drummer, singer and founding member of The Hawks, and later The Band. Levon Helm had an amazing career going back to the origins of rock and roll.  Just read his bio […]

Muddy Waters Father of Modern Chicago Blues

Muddy Waters is generally considered the Father of modern Chicago blues. The American blues musician was born April 4, 1913, and died April 30, 1983. It always amazes me how American Blues music was mostly ignored in the 60’s until British musicians like Eric Clapton, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and the Rolling Stones revived the music […]

Ronnie Scott’s Golden Anniversary

1959: Ronnie Scott and Pete King opened their bar and club in London. 2009: Now fifty years later, Ronnie Scott’s Club is celebrating it’s Golden Anniversary by presenting two weeks of all-British Jazz, beginning August 1st through August 15th. Ronnie’s will also be hosting competitions, classes and workshops, plus a special celebrity quiz. And most […]