MP3 Guy King - Livin' It
Blues, Soul, Jazz.
11 MP3 Songs in this album (55:01) !
Related styles: BLUES: Electric Blues, URBAN/R&B: Soul
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Guy king is a young musician-young in years that is.
Guy started out early, playing the clarinet at the age of seven and joining a big band by the time he was eight.
Music was always his true love and from the horn he moved on to the guitar at the age of fourteen-allowing him to sing and play at the same time.
After a short stay in Memphis and a stint in New Orleans, Guy headed north to Chicago in pursuit of greater things and a musical career.
He started playing with Little Mac Simmons and Aaron Burton (from the original Albert Collins’ Icebreakers) and other local Chicago acts until he met Mr. Willie Kent. Willie took Guy in, Hired him to play for him in his ace band: the Gents, and in time made him his right hand man and band leader.
During the time with Willie Kent and the Gents Guy had the privilege and honor of touring the world –in a time span of five years, playing about 250-300 shows a year he played Japan, France, Belgium, Switzerland, England, and made Chicago a home by becoming a regular at such clubs as :Blue Chicago, B.L.U.E.S, Buddy guys’ Legends etc…
Guy had the pleasure of playing on and co-producing Willie Kent’s critically acclaimed album-Comin’ Alive! The album received great reviews and won the Critics’ poll and the reader’s poll awards for best blues album of the year from soul-bag magazine- Paris, France.
The same magazine interviewed Guy (an article called-Guy King: listening to the masters) about his influences that range from the country blues style of: Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Muddy waters…to the big city style of Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, T-Bone Walker, Albert Collins, B.B. and Albert King etc…
After Willie’s untimely death, Guy put together a group and he’s back to doing what he does best: his music!!!
This 2008 release:"Livin'' It" showcases The Guy King Band- and what a great band it is! It also showcases Guy as a Singer, Guitarist, songwriter, and Producer.
"Livin'' It" is about everyday, people, the past the present and the future; it is a celebration of music today, while honoring the music of the greats that came before...
So, "Go Out and Get it"!