Special Guest: Tom Hambridge
At age 80, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a
major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray
Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to
the city's halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy has received 7 GRAMMY
Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the
most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for
distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the
Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling
Stone magazine ranked him #23 in its "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."
He released his latest studio album Born To Play Guitar in July 2015 on Silvertone/RCA Records, which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Blues Albums chart. It was produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer/songwriter and Buddy's longtime collaborator (and Buffalo native) Tom Hambridge.
Buffalo native Tom Hambridge
is a two-time Grammy winning producer & songwriter. He has worked with B.B.
King, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, Chuck Berry, Johnny Winter and Delbert
McClinton to name a few.
As a songwriter, Tom has had over 500 of his songs recorded by such diverse artists as Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, ZZ Top, George Thorogood, Joe Bonamassa, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Devon Allman and many more. As a solo artist he has released six critically acclaimed albums.
In 2015, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown officially proclaimed December 28th as "Tom Hambridge Day".
Website link: www.hambridgetunes.com