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Joanne Shaw Taylor – Photo of the Week!

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Joanne Shaw Taylor. As a native of the Black Country area of England, Taylor met a lot of hardworking musicians. Who allows her to jam with them, something that is crucial in her early years of learning guitar. From a young age, she always gravitated toward the legends of blues like SRV, the three Kings, and Hendrix.

Joanne garners an impressive following of fans who recognize her talent and perseverance for becoming a true blues musician. She’s tours all over the world and alongside some notable musicians like Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayall, and Joe Bonamassa. In fact, Shaw was a feature artist on Joe’s 2017 KTBA Cruise.

Image Captured Live 

British blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor performs live at The Brook ahead of her performance at the Isle of Wight Festival this weekend (14June14) Featuring: Joanne Shaw Taylor Where: Southampton, United Kingdom When: 12 Jun 2014 – Image ID: ECJMTW

New Album Coming

So later in the year, there’s going to be a new collection of new music coming out later by Joanne Taylor. Furthermore, the new release comes as a follow up 2019’s critically acclaimed album “Reckless Heart”, which features Joe Bonamassa (guitar), Josh Smith (guitar), Reese Wynans (keyboards), Greg Morrow (drums), Steve Mackey (bass), Steve Patrick (trumpet), Mark Douthit (sax) and Barry Green (trombone). 

In the meantime, you can check out “If That Ain’t A Reason” produced by Joe Bonamassa & Josh Smith and OUT NOW!  “It was a Little Milton song Joe texted to me when we were in the early stages of discussing songs. I’d never heard it before and loved it. Super funky and great, almost comical lyric at times,” Joanne explains. Stay tuned!

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