Tab Benoit

Genres: Blues Documentaries
Descriptive "tags": blues guitar new orleans rock classic rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
Links online: Official Homepage Wikipedia

Biography

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 more about the blues tradition. Rejecting a potential career as a pilot, he worked with a brace of Cajun bands, before finding someone receptive to the idea of a white man just out of his teens playing the blues. His first appearance on record placed him in awe-inspiring company - the Justice Records compilation, Strike A Deep Chord: Blues Guitar For The Homeless - with his own contributions sitting next to selections from Dr. John, Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown and Johnny Copeland.

Benoit’s debut album was released in 1992, and featured contributions from Gregg...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Tab Benoit


Find products featuring
Tab Benoit
Email alerts for products
by Tab Benoit
Email Icon
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)