You Will Learn Something New
It’s refreshing to find a guitarist so in touch with the Johnson who actually was, and an approach so focused on what made him a phenomenon: his playing.
There is enough material and ideas here to keep even an advanced player interested: you will learn something new even if you think you know it all.
Born in Rochester NY in 1952, Scott Ainslie has been playing music on something since he was three years old. A guitarist since 1967 with powerful appreciation for and apprenticeships with elder black and white musicians in different musical traditions, Ainslie carries a portion of them forward in his own traditional blues performances and songwriting.