Carlos Elliot Jr.
COLOMBIAN MISSISSIPPI HILL COUNTRY BLUES
Carlos Elliot Jr. is a Colombian bluesman inspired by Mississippi hill country blues and African American and Latino cultural heritage found in ceremonial music and dance. Sensitive to the need to promote preservation of mother earth and cultural tradition, Carlos is a self-advocated activist, who plays guitar & fife as the hill country blues pioneer in South America.
He has lived blues music playing with local blues legends in delta juke joints and backyard parties in north MS, where he enriched his already diverse Colombian cultural roots with the deep spiritual feeling of blues music. Carlos is currently promoting his latest record “Mystic Juke Joint Blues” with his "Power Blues Dúo" in COL and with his US based band “The Cornlickers”.
Blues from Colombian Mountains.
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This was CD release party at the legendary Blues club BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS in CHICAGO, IL - APR 2013
NEW CD "MYSTIC JUKE JOINT BLUES" RELEASED ALREADY
Alright! It's already! This long trip today has a real name and it is "MYSTIC JUKE-JOINT BLUES", Thanks to The Good Lord we are so pleased to show y'all this fruit that came out from the roots.
Some of the official CD release parties:
- CHICAGO, IL (BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS) APRIL 6TH
- CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI (RED'S LOUNGE) APRIL 11TH
- BOGOTA, COL (OZZY BAR - TEATRO LIBELULA) APRIL 18-20TH
WE MADE OUR RECORD IN THE OLD VINTAGE WAY, LETTING RUN MAGNETIC TAPE AND IN ANALOG PROCESSES AT THE RIGHT COAST STATE-OF-THE-ART VINTAGE RECORDING STUDIO. BOBBY GENTILO WAS RESPONSIBLE AND WE COUNTED WITH THE PRESENCE OF DAVE NATALE (ROLLING STONES ENGINEER) AND DAVE WILKERSON (YES ENGINEER) AT STUDIO.
From left to right: Dave Natale, Bobby Gentilo, Dave Wilkerson & Carlos Elliot Jr.