Raising the Roof
Long-acknowledged as one of the premier guitarists in the world, Tom Principato's latest CD, "Raising the Roof!", builds on the universal acclaim for his 2005 release, "Guitar Gumbo", which won awards from the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) for "Best Blues Recording" and "Best Blues Vocalist". with these new honors, Tom has now won a total of 22 "Wammies". in addition, a song from that album, "If Love Is Blind", written by Dave Kitchen, was named "Song of the Year". The new album showcases nine songs (including 6 originals) that demonstrate the breadth of Tom's musical influences ranging from blues, jazz and rock, to funk, reggae and New Orleans sounds.