Paul Nelson at Hygienic Art Park | October 6 | 7 pm BLUES/ROCK VIRTUOSO GUITARIST PAUL NELSON PERFORMS SPECIAL JOHNNY WINTER TRIBUTE AND MOVIE Phone: (860) 443-8001
Paul Nelson at Hygienic Art Park | October 6 | 7 pm
BLUES/ROCK VIRTUOSO GUITARIST PAUL NELSON PERFORMS SPECIAL JOHNNY WINTER TRIBUTE AND MOVIE
Phone: (860) 443-8001
PAUL NELSON – is recognized as one of today’s top modern blues/rock guitarists/songwriters and producers not only having the distinction of being the hand picked fellow guitarist to the legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but he has toured the world over performing and or recorded along side an endless who’s who of top artists from Eric Clapton to Slash, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy, Ben Harper, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, James Cotton, Joe Perry, Susan Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Popper, Dr. John, Larry Carlton, Leslie West, Joe Bonamassa, Sonny Landreth, Dickey Betts to Joe Walsh and more…
Nelson received a Grammy award for his work performing on and producing Winter’s “Step Back” release on Megaforce/Sony winning “Best Blues Album of the Year” highlighting his already long list of Grammy Nominations. As well as the BMA “Blues Music Award” for “Best Blues/Rock Album” reaching #16 on the Billboard Top 200 and staying at #1 on the Billboard Blues Charts for weeks. He is also a recipient of the Blues Foundation’s KBA “Keeping The Blues Alive Award”.
He has has appeared on both Late Night with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and in the award winning documentaries: “Down and Dirty” The Johnny Winter Story and “Sideman: Long Road to Glory” (feat: Bonnie Rait, Gregg Allman, Hubert Sumlin), he has reached millions with music written/performed and broadcast nationally on NBC and on multiple major album releases, books, instructional guitar columns, live Concert DVD’s, and special guest performances on countless recordings.
Nelson, who studied with Steve Vai in his Berklee days, and jazz fusion greats Steve Khan and Mike Stern created a tour de force with his first solo all-instrumental blues/rock/fusion solo release, entitled LOOK. – “A very diverse package that takes the listener on a sophisticated journey through the musical mind of Paul Nelson. “His latest CD exudes boundless energy, and displays ferocious solo sections at the same time showing us his control over an emotional side of playing and amazing tone all the while holding it together with a tasteful melodic sense which comes through on each cut”.
Staying at #1 on the “Hot New Releases” charts for months. Nelson’s latest project “Badass Generation” on Sony Records.
still maintains his unmistakable connection to the Blues, but it also finds Nelson showing his many other musical dimensions that his ever growing fan base has come to expect and who consider him to be one of music’s most respected and influential contemporary guitarists…
Whether it’s Headling Festivals, performing at many of music’s most prestigious stages or iconic clubs like New York’s Iridum, Blue Note, 55 bar and BB Kings to London’s Astoria and Buddy Guy’s Legend’s in Chicago to packed houses, Nelson’s guitar mastery and band in a live setting are the most impressive and unforgettable.
About Hygienic Art
Hygienic Art is a fundamental component of New London’s arts, entertainment, tourism and economic industry. In the past year, Hygienic Art has presented more than 70 exhibits, 100 music and cultural events, after-school educational programs, the Artist Academy Jr. program and a series of collaborations with the City of New London. As a non-profit organization, we work to improve the quality of life of New London and the region.
Hygienic Art’s mission is to inspire, enrich and instill a sense of community, by promoting a free, public art forum with events to stimulate economic development, tourism and educational projects for the City of New London and surrounding areas.
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