The God­fa­ther Of Bri­tish Blues

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Born in 1933 in a small English city, John May­all still man­aged to be smit­ten by the African-Amer­i­can blues cul­ture ex­plod­ing a con­ti­nent away. Thanks to his neigh­bor’s pi­ano, a bor­rowed guitar, and a used har­mon­ica, the im­pres­sion­able lad de­vel­oped an un­mis­tak­able style that has al­lowed him to en­joy a ca­reer span­ning five decades. Although some say his hey­day ended in the 1960s – when he was front­man for the Blues­break­ers, which has counted such mu­si­cal le­gends as Eric Clap­ton among its mem­bers – May­all has been ex­pe­ri­enc­ing a re­nais­sance as of late, and now tours in sup­port of his new stu­dio al­bum, His Hands That Play The Blues Tour hits Hux­leys Neue Welt on 2015 on 24 Septem­ber. Hasen­heide 107. T: 030 78099810. www.hux­

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