Multi Award winning Bluesman John Hammond stands as one of the worlds premier acoustic blues artists. A Blues Hall Of Fame inductee with 33 + albums to date, he is one of a handful of artists who can say they have been steadily working and recording for 50 + years. A Grammy award winner, John is also an 8 time Grammy nominee. With 22 Blues Music Award nominations and 10 wins, most recently for Acoustic Artist Of The Year and Album Of The Year for 2014, John is one of the most awarded artists in the genre.
He has performed or recorded with Jimi Hendrix (discovered while playing in Johns band), Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Duane Allman, Mike Bloomfield, JJ Cale, Tom Waits, The Band, John Lee Hooker, Dr. John and many more. He remains the only person who has ever had both Jimmy Hendrix and Eric Clapton in a band at the same time. A tireless performer, he continues to tour world-wide on an annual basis.
Johns sound is so compelling, complete, symmetrical and soulful with just his voice, guitar and harmonica, it is at first impossible to imagine improving it Hes a great force of nature. John sounds like a big train coming. He chops them all down. Tom Waits
John Hammond is a master He is a virtuoso. A Conjurer A Modernist John is in a very small circle of men with a guitar and a harmonica. Jimmy Reed, Howlin Wolf, Bob Dylan. The guitar is an orchestra. Hes sending messages. Storytelling. All mystery. Protection. The language goes out through the night The Big Boom. Boom the room. T Bone Burnett
a blues legend with a voice like Robert Johnsons and a demeanor that belies his tear-it-up might before an audience The New York Times
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