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Karl Morgan / Bio

Karl Morgan is an Australian blues/soul guitarist, singer and songwriter, based in Austin, Texas. He came to the US to pursue his music dream in 2008 with the help of independent label Pied Piper Records and has since made Austin TX his musical home.

While Karl cites Eric Clapton as his primary influence his style is also strongly informed by influences such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, and many other blues and soul artists, including Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, BB King, Albert King, Freddie King, James Brown, The Meters, Aretha Franklin, The Allman Brothers Band, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, The Band, Al Green, and Marvin Gaye.

Karl made his debut release, 'Talkin' With the Hands', in 2007 through independent label, Pied Piper Records, and released his second album , 'Burning Heart' in October of 2011. 'Burning Heart' was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee with his US band, Wilson Carr and John Duran, and released alongside fellow blues trio, Baby Atlas, at the famous One-2-One Bar in Austin, Texas. Karl and his band are continuing to play shows in and around Austin.

General Info

Band Members
In Austin: John Duran on drums; Alex Henley on bass.
Artist Name
Karl Morgan
Home Page
Active Since
Blues / Soul / Fusion

Contact Info

Austin, TX

Similar Artists

  • Eric Clapton
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Donny Hathaway (1945-1979)
  • Stevie Wonder
  • John Mayer