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The famed Argentine blues guitar player Daniel Raffo will perform a show in memory of BB King in Buenos Aires with local musicians. It will be Friday, October 16 in the prestigious Concert Theatre of Buenos Aires “La Trastienda Club”. Daniel Raffo has 30 years in the Blues scene and is the first guitarist in the world in paying tribute to the King of the Blues with continuity , Raffo even has his own career as lead guitarist and composer. The first tribute was made in September 11, 1992 (this is Teachers' Day celebration in Argentina), chosen by the artist especially for this occasion, he continued doing this tribute over the years with the King of the Blues alive. BB King was Daniel Raffo´s first idol and favorite guitarist, and as a good music lover he collected King´s discography and learned a lot from his music. At the beginning of the year, the intention to make this show was to celebrate the 90th anniversary of this enormous artist, but since his death, the event will be to his memory. The show will be a very big bet scenically; it will have a band of 12 musicians from Argentina. But this time Daniel Raffo includes apart from the splendid band, eight guest singers from various local aspects of Blues and Soul Music, mostly emerging musicians, in order to continue the legacy of BB King, calling this show as "CONCERT IN MEMORY OF BB KING by DANIEL RAFFO an Argentinian musicians”: By the guitarist himself said, until now “... the show of my life"Tickets Save
Sounds Like: BB King, Eric Clapton, T-Bone Walker, Jimmie Vaughan, Pappo
Manager: Laura Lagna-Fietta, Laura Lagna-Fietta
Bio: After participating in different bands, Daniel Raffo initiated his King Size Blues project in 1988, recreating Blues classics, as well as some soul musicians.
In the 1990s, he started to accompany several American musicians, at venues such Buenos Aires Blues Special Club, various theaters and t...See Full Bio
“Daniel Raffo presents the 25th anniversary of his band King Size, enlarged training Big Band. Recorded live at Mr. Jones Blues Pub of Ramos Mejia, the show is a hot show of Blues, Swing, Jump, Soul and Rock, with an outstanding work of Daniel Raffo, very affirmed as a bandleader and singer Guido performance Vene (Tamesis Band)”