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Alvon Johnson

Rank #1 US Vallejo, CA Blues / Jazz / Soul

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Label: TYL Records

Bio: Alvon Johnson: 2005 Blues Guitar Player of the Year, Former vocalist with the Rock and Roll Hall of fame group "The Coasters", Regional winner of the Guitar Centers "King of the Blues" national contest in 2006 and 2007, his CD “The Blues Grew up was nominated for Outstanding Blues Album 2004 and ... See Full Bio

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  • Thu

    Oct 16


    San Francisco, CA, US | 5:30pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Thu Oct 16 5:30pm

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    2 shows

  • Wed

    Nov 12


    San Francisco, CA, US | 5:30pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Wed Nov 12 5:30pm

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    Two Shows 9:30pm & 7:30pm Alvon Johnson: 2005 Guitar Player of the Year, Former vocalist with the Rock and Roll Hall of fame group "The Coasters", Regional winner of the Guitar Centers "King of the Blues" national contest in 2006 and 2007, his CD “The Blues Grew up was nominated for Outstanding Blues Album 2004 and Voted in top ten CD in Japan in 2005. His latest CD Guitars and Cars was voted in top ten CD’s of 2008 by the prestigious Blues magazine “Real Blues ”. His early influences were Guitar players such as Wes Montgomery, Andre Segovia, Charlie Christian, and of course Jimi Hendrix. His vocalist influences were Joe Williams, Johnny Hartman, Nat King Cole, and Frank Sinatra. Throughout his career he has performed with many well known artists, including The Drifters, The Shirelles, Bobby Day of Rocking’ Robin fame, Otis Day and the Knights, and Jimmie Rodgers of Country and Western fame. Alvon sought out, and learned, at the feet of many icons of the blues, including: John Lee Hooker, Pee Wee Crayton, Little Joe Blue, Harmonica Fats, Sonny Green, Frankie Lee, Guitar Shorty, Lowell Folsom, and Buddy Ace.

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Q: Omg I remember watching you and Alvin play when I was a kid. My parents Guy and Gladys would take us to listen to you.
A: Thank you for the love. How are you?

Asked by Dawn Carpenter. Answered on Fri Jun 13 2014

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