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Bruce Katz Band w/ Special Appearance by Giles Robson

When:
Saturday, May 14, 2022, 7:00 PM until 9:30 PM
Where:
BLUESTAGES
Included in confirmation email after registration
Birmingham, AL  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Roger Stephenson
Category:
MCBS Event
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
$25.00
Bruce Katz is a legendary keyboardist Hammond B3 and piano who has released 10 CDs as a leader and has appeared on nearly 70 other CDs with the likes of John Hammond, Delbert McClinton, Ronnie Earl, Butch Trucks, Duke Robillard, Little Milton, Joe Louis Walker, David “Fathead” Newman, and many, many others. He has also had a strong musical connection with the Allman Brothers Band, having been a member of Gregg Allman’s band for six years 2007-2013, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band (2010-2015), Butch Trucks’s Freight Train Band 2015-2017 and Les Brers. Bruce also occasionally toured with the Allman Brothers as well. He is a seven time BMA nominee 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2019, 2020, 2021 for the “Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year” award, which is the equivalent of the “Blues Grammys”. He was also nominated by Living Blues Magazine for “Outstanding Mu sician (Keyboard)” award in 2015 and 2019. He won the 2019 BMA for “Best Acoustic Album” for “Journeys to the Heart of the Blues”, recorded with Joe Louis Walker and Giles Robson and was nominated for “Acoustic Album” award for “Solo Ride”, his solo piano CD. His most recent albums include, “Get Your Groove!” American Showplace Music, 2018 and his critically acclaimed solo piano CD, “Solo Ride” American Showplace in August of 2019.Giles Robson is an English Harmonica player and vocalist. Multi award winning, internationally recognized Blues harmonica virtuoso, singer and masterful showman Giles Robson has had a dream musical career. The ONLY UK or European artist to appear on Chicago’s legendary Alligator Records who described him as “A blues giant, absolute master of the form”. He is only one of THREE UK blues artists alongside Eric Clapton and Peter Green to win a coveted Blues Music Award in Memphis The Grammys of the Blues. His albums are in the top of the world’s most prestigious music magazines critics polls – Mojo Magazine, Living Blues and Downbeat and he yearly tours over 15 countries across