THE AKI KUMAR & JON LAWTON DUO
With former members of Tip Of The Top
Aki Kumar - harmonica/ vocals
Jon Lawton - guitat/ vocals
Bay Area luminaries sit down and do some down home acoustic and old style electric blues.
Dynamic frontman & harp player Aki Kumar is a rising star among the next generation of SF Bay Area blues artists. A master of the amplified Chicago blues sound, Kumar inherits his style from the harp legends of the 1950s and 60s. Aki has a unique voice in the blues, blending elements of blues harmonica pioneers of yesteryear with a signature sound of his own.
Jon Lawton has been playing guitar since 1968. He has released 7 self-produced CDs, toured Europe and the US, backed many major blues figures (John Hammond, Kim Wilson, Mighty Joe Young, Fenton Robinson, James Harman, many others), and his original songs have been recorded by many artists as well.
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