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"A French-born Portsmouth based Acoustic finger-picker who takes standards, mainly from Robert Johnson, Jimmy Reed and sonny Boy Williamson and does them up elegantly and faultlessly... Definitely a name we'll be hearing more of...." Bob Jones, Blueprint, October 2000
Top French Acoustic Blues man CLAUDE BOURBON
Living proof that the French know their blues as Claude takes time out from his busy summer festival season to deliver a stunning set full of timeless riffs, and breath taking playing
"Acousic Blues guitar playing doesn't come much better than this" Blues Matters
"One of the most accomplished and virtuosic acoustic players around" Blues in Britain
Claude mixes boogie, 12 bar blues, percussive bass slaps, he jazzes up standards, and energetically blasts his way through all the classic blues catalogue. For good measure he adds humorous originals such as " J'ai Pris La Route" (a gallic On The Road Again"! Great fun, great blues at the Crown!