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The next Hendrix?

There's a lot of buzz about a Texas bluesman named Gary Clark, Jr.  In fact, the New York Times says 'this singer-guitarist may be the next Hendrix."

I'm not sure I'm ready to go that far, but he sure has a lot of talent, which he demonstrates in the new CD, Blak and Blu. Rolling Stone says it's a mix of R & B, retro soul, psychedelia and garage rock, but says he's at his best when he's playing the blues.
 
I first got to see Clark at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago in 2010, and I thought he was great, and so did the folks at Warner Bros Records because they signed him to a contract. And since then, he's been touring non-stop, jammed with the Roots on Jimmy Fallon, and even got to play at the White House, at that "Red, White, and Blues" event at the White House that featured every one from B.B. King to Buddy Guy and Mick Jagger.

 




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