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Sounds Like: BB King, Albert King, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gatemouth Brown
Label: Independent/ClyDesign Studios
Bio: Guitar Slim, Jr. has been playing music since his childhood, and throughout his career has played both in front of thousands of fans to small gatherings of friends nationwide. His music and outstanding stage performances keep audiences coming back for more. His original guitar sound and unique vo...See Full Bio
"Drawn (Back) To New Orleans: Guitar Slim, Jr." Charismatic blues man Guitar Slim, Jr. is proud to have been born and raised in New Orleans. “It’s my home,” he says. “I love it. I mean, I’ve been to many places… I’ve been to Nantucket Island, I’ve been to Chattanooga with Stevie Ray Vaughan and all of them. I’ve been all over, and I can live anywhere. But I just like it here. I got my spots here.” As the son of another electric-guitar-wizard Guitar Slim, he’s been steeped in the city’s music from early childhood. By this point in his long career, he’s become a respected mainstay on the local R&B circuit, performing at Jazz Fest, Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, House of Blues, Ooh Poo Pah Doo, and various other venues around New Orleans and the country......(cont.)