FEBRUARY 2013: Charlie Musselwhite Joins Ben Harper On Jimmy Kimmel Live, Tavis Smiley, And DownBeat Magazine Cover Story; Plus Charlie On American Public Media’s The Dinner Party and MusicCares Charlie Musselwhite performed with Ben Harper on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday, February 18, 2013. Charlie and Ben played two songs from their latest collaboration, Get Up!, which was released January 29, […]
BEN HARPER AND CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE SET SPECIAL ‘GET UP!’ ALBUM RELEASE SHOW JANUARY 29 AT NYC’S IRVING PLAZA: MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON TIME.com premieres Danny Clinch-directed “I Don’t Believe a Word You Say” performance from upcoming documentary: “I’m In I’m Out And I’m Gone: The Making of Get Up!” http://ti.me/ZDKKKp On January 29, 2013, Ben […]
Charlie Musselwhite Inducted Into The Mississippi Musicians Hall Of Fame Charlie Musselwhite was inducted into theMississippi Musicians Hall Of Fame on December 10, 2012. The induction ceremony took place in Jackson, Mississippi in conjunction with the groundbreaking for the new location of the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame Museum (the Mississippi Music Experience). This new location will combine a music venue […]
OCTOBER 2012: Charlie Musselwhite Collaborates with Ben Harper on Forthcoming CD Get Up! Charlie Musselwhite has teamed up with Ben Harper on the forthcoming studio album Get Up! Produced by Harper, the long time coming collaboration is set for release via Stax Records / Concord Music Group on January 29, 2013. According to Harper, “Charlie and I have […]
MAY 2012:Charlie Musselwhite Honored with Blues Music Awards Rosebud artist Charlie Musselwhite,was honored at the 33rd Annual Blues Music Awards on Thursday, May 10. Charlie Musselwhite won two awards the following evening for Best Instrumentalist – Harmonica, and for Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year. This marks the second year in a row Charlie has won in both categories, […]
Charlie’s renowned harmonica playing can be heard throughout Get Up!, which includes a collection of ten striking tracks, mixing elements of blues, gospel, roots and R&B. Charlie and Harper are backed by Harper’s band, Relentless 7, featuring Jason Mozersky (guitar), Jesse Ingalls (bass) andJordan Richardson (drums).According to Harper, “Charlie and I have been looking to make this record for over ten […]
DECEMBER 2011: Charlie Musselwhite Honored with Nomination 25-time BMA winner Charlie Musselwhite is nominated in 2 categories he won last year: Best Instrumentalist – Harmonica and Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year.
NOVEMBER 2011: Charlie Musselwhite Top Blues Matters International Writer’s Poll Blues legend Charlie Musselwhite was named Best Harmonica Player in this year’s Blues Matters (UK) International Writer’s Poll. In Search of Robert Johnson (2000/US Release, 2006/UK Release). Musselwhite‘s latest CD, The Well, received a 2011 Grammy nomination, the 7th overall for Charlie. A 26-time Blues Music Award (BMA) Winner and Blues […]
NOVEMBER 2011: Rosebud Artists Score DownBeat Readers Poll Honors Once Again Charlie Musselwhite was once again were honored by fans in this year’s DownBeat magazine Readers Poll (December issue). Charlie Musselwhite was honored in two categories each. They were all voted among the top Best Blues Artists.
NOVEMBER 2011: Charlie Musselwhite Featured on New Tom Waits Album, Bad As Me Charlie Musselwhite appears on five tracks on the new Tom Waits CD, Bad As Me, which enters the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #6. In addition to the album’s title track, Charlie appears on “Chicago”, “Raised Right Men”, “Satisfied”, and “Hell Broke Luce.” […]