Guy Davis & Fabrizzo Poggi
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3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano
Accessible All ages
November 29, 2017 - Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi score 2018 Grammy Nomination!
Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train by the Ambassador of the Blues, Guy Davis and international harmonica sensation Fabrizio Poggi were nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Traditional Blues. This marks the first Grammy nomination in the 30 year career for Guy Davis and also for Fabrizio Poggi.The awards ceremony will take place in Guy’s hometown of Nwe york City on January 28th at Madison Square Garden.
Here’s what Guy had to say when he found out about the nomination: "Wow! Grammy nominated! Ain’t that crazy? Fabrizio and I are jumping up and down."
"This is a fond look back to the music of the Piedmont blues icons, harmonica ace Sonny Terry and acoustic guitarist Brownie McGhee". - Elmore Magazine
American Blues Scene said: "Davis and Poggi’s homage to the acoustic blues greats features some great licks, with a selection of classic blues tunes – Twangville
This is an excellent and historically significant collection of standard blues and traditional music. – Black Grooves
Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train is as close as anyone living in the 21st Century will get to enjoying Terry and McGhee in concert. If you love the old masters like I do – or simply are just curious about the way they truly sounded in concert – pick this one up today. It’s Sonny and Brownie live – and taken to another level. – BluesBlast Magazine
Beautiful dark vocals by Davis, who also delivers impressive guitar work on both six and twelve stings, while the harmonica playing of Poggi equals the virtuosity of Terry. - Jazzism, The Netherlands.
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