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Walter Trout - 64% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Albert Cummings - 61% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
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Susan Tedeschi - 60% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 November 1970, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. A blues singer/guitarist who draws adroitly from other musical traditions, including rock and reggae, Tedeschi’s literate songs are informed by writers such as Massachusetts poet Emily Dickinson. She grew up the youngest of three children in the Boston suburb of Norwell, immersing herself in her father’s blues and folk r Read more

Robben Ford - 55% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Educational Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robben Lee Ford, 16 December 1951, Woodlake, California, USA. A jazz, blues and rock guitarist, Robben is the most celebrated member of the musical Ford family. His father Charles was a country musician, and his brothers Patrick and Mark are bluesmen, playing drums and harmonica, respectively. Inspired initially by Mike Bloomfield and Eric Clapton, Ford’s first professi Read more

Robert Cray - 55% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 August 1953, Columbus, Georgia, USA. The popularity of guitar-based blues during the 80s had much to do with the unassuming brilliance of this artist. Cray’s music, a mixture of pure blues, soul and rock, and his fluid, clean style owes much to Albert Collins and Peter Green, while on faster numbers a distinct Jimi Hendrix influence is heard.At Read more

Coco Montoya - 54% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Santa Monica, California, USA. Montoya first rose to prominence in 1972 when a chance meeting in Culver City, California, led him to join Albert Collins’ band as drummer. He took every opportunity to study the master guitarist closely over the five years they worked together. Thereafter Montoya concentrated on his day job, until another chance meeting shaped his future. Read more

Aynsley Lister - 53% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 2000s
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England. This precociously talented UK blues guitarist picked up the instrument at the age of eight, and within five years had played his first gig. The teenage Lister played with fellow bluesman Coco Montoya on a trip to San Francisco, California and after putting together a band recorded his debut album in 1996. Lister sold this album and the live follow-up at concerts, by Read more

Tommy Castro - 53% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Tab Benoit - 51% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1967, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Benoit started out playing classic rock cover versions in local bands. A gifted young guitarist, he was satisfied with this kind of music until a friend played him a copy of a Buddy Guy record. His musical world turned upside-down, Benoit set about recreating Guy’s deep-rooted emotion, adopting his style and researching mor Read more

Tinsley Ellis - 51% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 June 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Like many American musicians of his generation, Ellis first took up the guitar at the age of seven, inspired by groups in the late 60s British blues rock invasion. While playing in rock bands, he took an increasing interest in the work of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker and particularly in guitarists Freddie King, Buddy Read more

Ana Popovic - 48% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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13 May 1976, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Her father played guitar and Popovic began singing the blues as a child, before graduating to the guitar. Heavily influenced by American blues and blues rock artists, she developed an intense and evidently sincere feeling for the music. After forming her own band, Hush, in the mid-90s, she gained a local following. Her audience expanded as Read more

Popa Chubby - 47% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ted Horowitz, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Popa Chubby and his band came to light in the mid-90s after serving a long apprenticeship at New York’s famed blues club, Manny’s Carwash. The ebullient, cantankerous Chubby grew up in a home filled with music - Illinois Jacquet allegedly played at his parents’ wedding. His father, who worked at a small ca Read more

Joanne Shaw Taylor - 44% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues
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Leslie West - 44% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leslie Weinstein, 22 October 1945, Forest Hills, New York, USA. West, who from an early age suffered from a glandular disorder that affected his weight, began his rock ‘n’ roll career as a member of the Vagrants, a mid-60s hard rock grouping who released several singles to little commercial recognition. In 1969 he formed Mountain with bass player Felix Pappalardi. Read more

Warren Haynes - 44% match to Jonny Lang

Genres: Blues Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 April 1960, Asheville, North Carolina, USA. As a child Haynes was captivated by soul music, but at age 12 he took up the guitar. This brought about a shift in his musical influences, notably Eric Clapton and Cream. His older brothers, whose guitars he had first tried to play, directed him to other, even more strongly blues-orientated figures, such as Howlin’ Wolf. Hay Read more


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