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Blues Blowout w/Rod Piazza
Rod Piazza’s boogie sound combines the styles of jump blues, West Coast blues and Chicago blues into an unforgettable performance. This accomplished blues musician’s stratospheric harmonica wailing owes a heavy debt to both Little Walter and George “Harmonica” Smith. Rod Piazza is recognized all over the world as the ambassador of the blues harp.
Dennis Gruenling has been awarded the title of ‘Best Modern Blues Harmonica Player’ three years in a row by Real Blues magazine. With the Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling, he won two Blues Music Awards for ‘Band of the Year’ and ‘Traditional Blues Album of the Year’ for Lucky Guy.
India-born Aki Kumar’s harmonica playing is rooted in the classical style invented by Little Walter and others, but his blues style is eclectic. Kumar expresses his pride in his Indian heritage by creating a fusion of East and West that he calls “Bollywood Blues.”
Together, these three veteran harpists bring the Blues Blowout to Campus JAX in Newport Beach, a late afternoon delight at a true supper club with reserved seating and fine food.
If you appreciate blues harp mastery – backed by all-star musicians – this is the show to see!
3950 Campus Dr. across from John Wayne airport near the 73 Freeway in Newport beach.
Free parking, all ages, VIP seating available.