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Mark Hummel's 25th Annual Blues Harmonica Blowout ft. Curtis Salgado, Charlie Musslewhite, Little Charlie, Jason Ricci, Anson Funderburgh, Aki Kumar, and others

Thu, Feb 4 -
Sun, Feb 7, 2016




$35.50 ($5.00 Handling Fee Included) Minimum Donation All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.



The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes Mark Hummel's Blues Blowout with special guests. Band members are Curtis Salgado, Jason Ricci, Charlie Musslewhite, Little Charlie, Anson Funderburgh, Aki Kumar, and others. Show times Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30pm and Sunday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Thursday and 5:30pm Friday - Sunday.

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"Mark Hummel Is A Harmonica God!" - Blues Review Magazine

WINNER! 35th Blues Music Awards 2014 for:

Best Blues Album of the Year & Best Traditional Blues Album of the Year

NOMINATIONS! Blues Music Awards for:

2015 Best Instrumentalist – Harmonica & Best Traditional Blues Album – The Hustle Is Really On

Grammy nominee, Blues Award winner, Author, Harp Man Mark Hummel has had a banner year in 2014! Grammy Nominated for his Remembering Little Walter CD he produced and performed on, Mark also won Best Blues CD AND Blues Traditional Blues CD at Blues Music Awards in Memphis. Mark's, The Hustle Is Really On climbed to # 2 this year and stayed in the top five for four months in the Living Blues Radio Charts. Hummel's book BIG ROAD BLUES:12 Bars on I-80, has been garnering rave reviews all around the U.S., and was nominated for best Independent Book release.

Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 & has gone on to become one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation. Thanks to over thirty recordings since 1985, including the Grammy nominated 2013 release Blind Pig recording "Remembering Little Walter", part of the Blues Harmonica Blowout cd series Hummel started in 1991. These events have featured every major legend (Mayall, Musslwhite, Cotton, etc.) on blues harp as well as almost every player of note on the instrument- a who's who of players.

Besides the Blowouts Hummel has continued the Blues Survivors plus an All Star side project called Golden State/Lone Star Revue w/Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty. This group appears on Hummel's brand new ElectroFi CD The Hustle Is Really On.

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