Blues According to Texas Son
Excellent musical document on this outstanding 'blues' guitarist based out of upstate New York. A classic, timeless, dynamic, collection of 21 tracks (77 minutes) recorded through the years (1988 - 2005) by this talented bluesy Telecaster guitar-slinger. Highly recommended to fans of Roy Buchanan, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, SRV, Trower, Albert Collins, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl, Albert & Freddie King, and to fans of 'serious' pure heavy blues guitar magic. Tune into the Man and his music on the appropriately titled, 'The Blues According to Texas Son'. Dave D'Angelico, aka Texas Son, is a righteous blues/rock guitarist who has been slingin' his trademark '68 TELECASTER in various blues bars and juke joints in Upstate New York over the past several decades, travelling to other cities up & down the east coast through Texas, and has opened for (or jammed with) Roomful of Blues, Savoy Brown, Mick Clarke, Elvin Bishop, Robert Gordon, Ronnie Earl, Duke Robillard, Anson Funderburgh, Robben Ford, Paul Delay Band, Joe Beard plus many others. Hands down, the best true blues guitar slinger from Upstate New York who sounds like he came straight out of the heart of Texas. There is no denying just how good Dave D'Angelico can burn on the blues. He takes a mature, traditional approach with a relaxed air of authority, combining a very original style inspired by his many influences (although not a copycat) complete with a killer guitar tone to boot. Texas Son is all about the Guitar and he plays the instrument like a true seasoned veteran of the blues. 'The Blues According to Texas Son' is D'Angelico's crowning musical hour and is a disc that is well-deserved and long overdue. Recognized by many as one of the undiscovered Guitar Greats of our time, Dave D'Angelico digs deep and plays with passion, blues-power and soul on this classic, timeless, dynamic, heavy blues guitar document. In the year 2000, our 'good musical brother' Dave D'Angelico was unfortunately diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and has been dealing with this life challenging obstacle. The strength of Dave D'Angelico's guitar playing is a true testament to the Man and his Music. It's all about passion, endurance and hope. Dave D'angelico continues to create through the beauty of his music and art despite being afflicted with M.S. The Man Lives the Blues. The Blues According to Texas Son.