Sunday, February 15, 2004

Harlem Slim, Saturday March 13th, 2004

Harlem Slim plays & sings solo acoustic delta blues and piedmont ragtime/blues in the traditional styles of Robert Johnson, Johnny Shines, Blind Willie McTell, Blind Boy Fuller, Blind Blake, Elmore James, and Muddy Waters. He has captivated audiences at Antone's during the SXSW Music Festival, Navasota Blues Festival, and numerous other venues. Three tracks from his debut CD "Delta Blues & Piedmont Ragtime" have been licensed to Fox Motion Pictures for use in film and television, and he has shared the stage with Dave Davies of The Kinks, Al Di Meola, Eric Johnson, and many other legends in a variety of genres. The concert "Live at The Stafford Opera House" was televised on the Clear Channel Entertainment Network television station nightly for the entire month of April 2002. There are currently 6 critically acclaimed Harlem Slim CDs and a 2 hour Concert Video which are available world-wide. The CD "Delta Thug" was #9 of the Top 10 CDs of the year 2000 for radio airplay at PBS stations in Australia, and a track from his latest release "King of The Delta Bluesmen" stopped a city bus at a busy intersection in London during rush hour. The CD "King of The Delta Bluesmen" was selected as #7 of the Top 10 Acoustic Blues CDs for 2002 by Smokestack Lightnin'. Harlem Slim claimed third place in "The Best Slide Guitarist Poll" for PBS listeners in Australia.


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