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Bluesman Brother Yusef

Bluesman Brother Yusef

Blues / solo / Stomp blues Pasadena, CA  US
Bad Luck Messin With Me
Bad Luck Messin With Me
Everyday I Have The Blues
Everyday I Have The Blues
Organic Gravy
Organic Gravy
Deep In The Delta
Deep In The Delta
Shake It
Shake It


Bad Luck Messin With Me



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  • Do Something Blue, Pasadena, Cali
  • Santa Barbara Blues Society Event 2013


Label: Fattback Unlimited

Manager: Self

Bio: Brother Yusef has been described as a master solo guitarist, as well as a uniquely pas-sionate vocalist. He has honed down his guitar skills and god-given vocals for over thirty years and has created a sound that had to be christened with a new name, Fattback Blues. Fattback Blues combines "tradi...See Full Bio

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“Brother Yusef’s music is exuberant, bouncing with a highly rhythmic beat and slippery with a wildly flailing slide; this Bakersfield born, dreadlocked bluesman chugs and stomps the blues with impassioned devotion. By combining "traditional" finger picking and slide guitar with the contemporary feel of urban blues, Brother Yusef gives the past and present equal rights on stage. With verve and spark, his renditions of the old classic blues are delivered with a funky, deep-roots style that will make anyone sit up and listen. A stand-out talent If you love the grit of grinding passionate blues you’ll love Brother Yusef. Absolutely a stand-out talent by any measure… If you stand still while listening to his performance, check into a hospital— you’ve flat lined!”

— EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts, Calgary Alberta, Canada

Recent Blogs

Blues According To Brother Yusef
Oct 12, 2011

Simply Put the blues ain't sad. It's freedom. It's democratic. It's very accessi... [more]


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Q: Hi Brother Yusef. This is a two-part question. What bothers you the most while you are performing, and conversely, what gives you the most joy?

A: People not showing the slightest bit of respect that I'm sweating and toiling away on stage. Texting, loud talking me, and not even a courtesy applause. I know I'm not that bad a performer.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Wed Apr 17 2013

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