JULY 2009: Charlie Musselwhite and Duke Robillard CDs Selected As Best Blues Albums Of 2009 (so far) By About.com:Blues
Charlie Musselwhite‘s Rough Dried: Live At The Triple Door and Duke Robillard‘s Stomp! The Blues Tonight have been chosen as the Best Blues Albums Of 2009 (so far) by About.com:Blues. Of the ten CDs selected, Charlie’s is listed #1, while Duke’s is #3. Charlie has recently been nominated for the upcoming Living Blues Awards as Most Outstanding Musician – Harmonica, a category he has won the past two years. In addition to media acclaim for Duke’s Stomp! The Blues Tonight, he has just released an instructional DVD, Guitar Method Volume 1, a master class in playing blues guitar, which includes lessons for choosing chord voicings, experimenting with boogie and other rhythms, using a variety of picking techniques, his favorite turnarounds for playing the blues, demonstrating sliding sixth chords, tips on playing rhythm guitar to back a blues solo and more.