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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa

REVIEW: Joe Bonamassa, 'Blues of Desperation,' J&R Adventures >>

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Bonamassa just keeps getting better. His second collaboration with Beth Hart, 'Seesaw,' was a real corker, as was his 2014 'Different Shades Of Blue.' On 'Blues of Desperation,' he shakes it up a lot, writing with the cream of the Nashville crop on 11 originals produced by Kevin Shirley.

Joe Bonamassa 'Live At Radio City Music Hall'

REVIEW: Joe Bonamassa is 'Live At Radio City Music Hall,' Released on J&R Adventures >>

At this point, guitarist Joe Bonamassa has to be looked at as the modern-day equivalent of such icons as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter and even Jimi Hendrix, blues guitarists all. Just as Jimi was so much more than a died-in-the-wool bluesman who just happened to be a rock god on the side, Joe also has multiple facets. But, as they say, it all comes back to mother earth: the blues. 'Live At Radio City Music Hall' (J&R Adventures) is his January 2015 debut on arguably the greatest stage in the world. He made the most of it.

'Groove Is King'

REVIEW: Rock Candy Funk Party with Joe Bonamassa Is King >>

Funk, rock, dance, electronica, worldbeat, jazz and R'n'B share the spotlight on Rock Candy Funk Party's follow-up to its 2013 'We Want Groove.' It's an all-star session with guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Randy Brecker and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.

Joe Bonamassa Shares 5 Tips for Guitarists to Control Their Ego and Sound Cool in a Session

Joe Bonamassa Shares 5 Tips for Guitarists to Control Their Ego and Sound Cool in a Session >>

If you aren't in the know about Joe Bonamassa, the eloquent blues guitar player, then you should know his chops are up to snuff and, most importantly, he's a player true to the art of playing. That is: Bonamassa knows a thing or two about playing the guitar and has a few sound tips for up and comers.

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