Duke Robillard
May 2007, Rhode Island, USA.

Hi Dan,

I just wanted to let you know I enjoyed your CD very much!
I like your interpretations of Wee Wee Baby and Lonesome Woman Blues a lot.

And your band is very good! Great groove, good ensemble players and soloists.

I was pleasantly surprised and look forward to hearing more from you and your fine band!

All the best, Duke Robillard

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Duke`s official website


Who is Mr. Michael John "Duke" Robillard:
Born October 4, 1948 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

Duke Robillard is an American blues musician. After paying his dues in various bands and even working for Guild guitars, he co-founded Roomful of Blues with pianist Al Copley in 1967. He has also been a member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds which included \Kim Wilson, replacing Jimmie Vaughan. Although an extremely competent guitarist in Jazz, Swing, Rock and Roll and modern electric blues forms, Duke is generally regarded as the foremost authority and guitar player keeping the blues style of T-Bone Walker alive and well.


Thanks to Wikipedia
The free encyclopedia.

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The Producer, Duke Robillard:
Keeping the blues alive award

We all know Duke Robillard as the founder of Roomful of Blues or the W.C. Handy Guitarist of the Year, but Robillard has also become one of the most sought-after producers in the blues. He has served as the producer on recent discs by Billy Boy Arnold, Gordon Beadle, Zuzu Bollin, Eddy Clearwater, Debbie Davies, Roscoe Gordon, John Hammond, Doug James, Jay McShann, Jerry Portnoy, Toni Lynn Washington and Jimmy Witherspoon, as well as his own albums. Whenever you see a CD and Duke Robillard is listed as producer, you can be sure the music was recorded with passion and respect.

Written by The Blues Foundation.


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