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Label: Ivy Music Company
Bio: Breaking every cliche associated with the blues while producing some of the most powerful music of the 21st century comes natural to Albert Cummings. The Massachusetts native learned the requisite three chords on the guitar from his father, but then switched to playing banjo at age 12 and became...See Full Bio
“News Article: Interview: 15 Questions with Blues Guitarist Albert Cummings | by Dave Reffett 15 Questions with Blues Guitarist Massachusetts-born blues guitarist Albert Cummings released his sixth album, No Regrets (Buy on iTunes), August 28 through the Ivy Music Company. The album debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., Canada and France on the iTunes Blues Charts and at No. 5 on the Billboard blues charts. When it comes to blues guitar, Cummings is the real deal, not to mention a talented frontman and singer. He has opened for countless legendary acts, including Johnny Winter, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King and others, and even recorded with Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton and Reese Wynans, better known as Double Trouble, Stevie Ray Vaughan's backing band. We recently hit up Cummings with these 15 questions, covering everything from his roots, new album and what it was like to work with Double Trouble. 01. How and why did you first pi”