Eric Lindell

Genres: Blues Funk
Descriptive "tags": blues blues rock rock classic rock guitar funk Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
Links online: Wikipedia

Biography

1969, San Mateo, California, USA. As a child, Lindell played bass and then guitar, centring his musical ideas on what he heard in San Francisco in the late 70s and early 80s. Drawing upon stylistic traditions and an earlier generation of soul and blues masters, such as Donny Hathaway and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Junior Wells and Albert King, he developed a tough-sounding playing and singing style that is very much music for the new millennium. Adding harmonica and keyboards to his arsenal of instruments, Lindell was soon performing an engaging and invigorating mix of rock, R&B, blues and reggae. He formed his own band in 1993, then in 1998 relocated briefly to New York before moving to New Orleans.

In 1999, Lindell won the John Lennon Songwriting Competition for ‘Kelly Ann’, and also worked with Stanton Moore. Others with whom he has played at club gigs and in concert are Harold Brown, Robert Mercurio and Johnny Vidocovich. His debut...

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