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Label: Fattback Unlimited
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
: Bluesman Brother Yusef has a show on 01/24/2015 at 06:30 PM @ Downtown Disne... in Anaheim, CA http://t.co/miPW07aTIZ #concert
“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!”
Ask Bluesman Brother Yusef anything...
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 2013All Questions