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Robert Cray - Rawa Blues Festival 2012

Sonny Landreth

Sonny Landreth – the amazing American guitarist was the first star announced at Rawa Blues – the annual jamboree of blues fans in Poland. Slide technique master will also meet with spectators during the exclusive guitar workshop.

Sonny was the only white guy in Red Hot Lousiana Band – the combo led by the zydeco star Clifton Chenier. He cooperated with the godfather of British blues – John Mayall. His unique sound of the guitar is also present on Mark Knopfler's album „Golden Heart” and on the live CD of ex-Dire Straits leader - „A Night in London”.

Since 2004 the axeman is invited by Eric Clapton to take part in his Crossroads festival, that gathers the blues master from all over the world.

Sonny Landreth has also got the bunch of solo albums – from „Blues Attack” (released in 1981) to the latest „Bound By The Blues” which is the tribute to the legends of blues. His album „The Road We're On” was nominated to Grammy Awards.

Landreth presents the unique way of playing the slide guitar, demanding great talent and manual skills.