Guitar Mac and His Blues Express
When you think of the blues, you think B.B. King, Muddy Watersand of course, that guitar that speaks to you.thats what it does. Its that signature sound that identifies this style of music instantaneously. The guitar tells the story, as a second voice. This is the blues. This style of music is very deep, very emotional, full of dynamics and intensity.
Guitar Mac and His Blues Express is a member of this elite group. He is from Cotton Plant, Arkansas, but his music is pure Mississippi Delta Blues. He was introduced to playing the blues guitar at a very young age, learning the Delta style which is still alive and kicking in that region. He moved to the South Bay area in 1968 and settled in Sacramento, California. He has relentlessly pursued opportunities to perform and demonstrate this style of music to the masses. This drive takes him all over the world. Hes performed in Europe all over France, Italy, England, Germany and Holland. In California hes been playing his music since 1983 at the Sacramento Blues Festival.
He has 12 CDs out on the worldwide market.
He has also been graced with many prestigious awards, solidifying his mark in this industry.
1990 - Key to the city of Sacramento, Ca. by the Mayor, Ann Rudin
1991 - Bay area Blues Society Blues DJ Of The Year
2002 - Radio Producer Of The Decade Access Sacramento
2006 - Blues Band Leader Of The Year West Coast Blues Hall Of Fame
2009 West Coast Blues Hall Of Fame. Traditional Delta style Blues Artist
Guitar Mac-Traditional Delta style Blues Artist Of The year
Guitar Mac and His Blues Express has released a new CD titled "River City Shuffle" which is now on i-Tunes. His lead single from this new CD, "Im Guilty" is a perfect example of this multi-talented, multi-faceted, complex individual. This song brings on a powerhouse guitar performance along with amazing lyrics sung with passion and drive. It is sexy super cool super blues. Guitar Mac shows us that this art form is far from extinction. Its alive and on every corner of the world again thanks to Guitar Mac and His Blues Express.
You can hear the growth in his music with every CD that is produced. Each CD is one step up from the last. This is one amazing artist that needs to be heard.
You can listen to and/or purchase any of his music by logging onto the following websites:
Guitar Mac and His Blues Express is currently working with A & R Select in West Hollywood, California for a record deal, publishing, licensing and/or placement opportunities.
For additional information, you can contact his PR firm:
A & R Select
Artists Guitar Mac has opened for or performed with are .....
Larry "Arkansas" Davis
Little Frankie Lee
Little Charlie and The Night Cats
John Lee Hooker
Clarence "Gatmouth" Brown
Performances In Europe
Paris Casino, Paris France
Downtown Concert, Saint Brieuc, France
North Sea Jazz Festival, Holland
Sacramento Blues Festival, 1983 to 1993
California State Fair, 1993 & 2000
House Of Blues Las Vegas Nevada 1999
Reno Blues Festival Reno Nevada
Great Basin Brewing Co Sparks Nevada
Lou's Pier 47 San Francisco, Ca
John Lee Hookers Boom Boom Rom Sf Ca
Biscuit's & Blues San Francisco, Ca
Noe Valley Ministry San Francisco, Ca
Chi Chi Club San Francisco, Ca
Stone San Francisco Ca
Calif Slide Show San Francisco,Ca
Concord Pavilion, Concord
Blues In The Schools Program
Oakland Heritage Festival
Monterey Blues Festival
Veterans Hall, San Luis Obispo
Modesto Junior College
Cafe Blues LaRue, Sacramento
King Biscuit Blues Festival Helena Arkansas .2000.2008.2010.
i PLAY LIVE WITH MY BAND AND Solo Any place i can get a booking I like Festival's The most Mostly I spend most of my time in Night clubs. I love playing outdoor Market's With My band Or solo Acoustic.
My musical Influences.Are Robert Johnson Muddy Waters Elmore James Taj Mahal John Lee Hooker Bo Diddley Chuck Berry B.B.King Lonnie Johnson.Roy Brown.Big Joe Turner
I use a fender Twin Gretsch Guitar Dobro.With me the equipment is not what get the sound it;s the tech, The best Blues sound came out of the most cheapest equipment.
Blues Is played from the heart you must feel it to play it.