Lester Butler

By mike ~ Lester Butler (born in Virginia, November 12, 1959 – May 9, 1998) was a blues harmonica player who achieved fame with the Red Devils Blues Band, which backed such notables as Bruce Willis and Johnny Cash in Los Angeles performances. He achieved his greatest fame in the Netherlands, where Lester Butler tribute bands still perform. [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Son of Dave

By mike ~ Son of Dave (born Benjamin Darvill in Manitoba, Canada on January 4, 1967) is best known as the harmonica player for the folk rock band Crash Trash Dummies. He moved to England in 1998 and now plays the blues. He has recorded solo albums and tours the world entertaining people using a looping machine, so [&hellip... Continue Reading »

John Mayall

By mike ~ John Mayall (born in England on November 29, 1933) founded John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, whose roster has included some of the most famous rock stars over the years, including Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood, and many more, including greats from both sides of the Atlantic. His discography of original albums numbers almost 70. [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Randy Singer

By mike ~ Randy Singer is a virtuoso session player from Florida. Though primarily a jazz player, he is known for his ability to blend his harmonica into almost every genre of music. He has recorded with and contributed to productions with an impressive list of luminaries, the likes of Toots Thielemans, Garth Brooks, the Jaco Pastorious Big [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Billy Gibson

By mike ~ Billy Gibson (Mississippi) has been called a genius harmonica player who plays with the dexterity of a guitarist. He brings a little funk to his down-home blues. Though he doesn’t have an extensive discography, he’s a high-energy crowd pleaser who knows how to entertain with his Mississippi saxophone... Continue Reading »

Big Walter “Shakey” Horton

By mike ~ Big Walter “Shakey” Horton (born in Mississippi, April 6, 1921 – December 8, 1981) was one of the premier blues players of all time. He was one of the first to record for Sam Phillips of Sun Records. He played at blues and folk festivals in Europe and across the U.S. and appeared as a [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Rod Piazza

By mike ~ Rod Piazza (born December 18, 1947 in California) has recorded 24 studio albums and toured the world with his boogie brand of blues. He formed the award-winning Mighty Flyers in 1980 with his wife Honey, a pianist, and they are still going strong. His harmonica sounds like a saxophone, and he boogies with the best. [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Ronnie Shellist

By mike ~ Rod Piazza (born December 18, 1947 in California) has recorded 24 studio albums and toured the world with his boogie brand of blues. He formed the award-winning Mighty Flyers in 1980 with his wife Honey, a pianist, and they are still going strong. His harmonica sounds like a saxophone, and he boogies with the best. [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Peter “Madcat” Ruth

By mike ~ Peter “Madcat” Ruth is a virtuoso harp player and performer out of Illinois, who is equally at home playing blues, jazz, folk, country, and rock and roll. He studied with Big Walter Horton and toured with Dave Brubeck. He went solo in the ’80s, and in the ’90s he teamed up with Shari Kane as [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Jean-Jacques Milteau

By mike ~ Jean-Jacques Milteau (born in Paris on April 17, 1950) is a French harmonica player who plays and sings American blues … and he’s as blue as you can get. He has an extensive discography and tours the world playing the large halls with Manu Galvin on guitar and a “who’s who” of guest artists... Continue Reading »