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What's New: Bob Corritore Interview

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Bob Corritore is considered among the top traditional Chicago blues harmonica players on the scene today. Additionally he is the owner of the Rhythm Room, the radio show host of “Those Lowdown Blues” on KJZZ, the founder of Southwest Musical Arts Foundation, an official endorser of Hohner harmonicas, a Keeping The Blues Alive award recipient, a Grammy nominated harmonica player and producer, an honorary member of Collectif Des Radios Blues, and a great fan of, and active participant in blues music in general. His album Bob Corritore & Friends ‘Harmonica Blues’ won a 2011 Blues Music Award and in 2012 Bob received a Living Blues Award in their Harmonica category. This interview was held at School of the Blues in San Jose, California in March of 2017.

Subjects include: Bob’s Early Years; Clubs; Producing First Recording; Louisiana Red; The Rhythm Room, Part 1; The Rhythm Room, Part 2; Accompaniment Playing; Instrumental Songwriting; Minor and 5th Position Playing; 1st Position; 3rd Position; Tongue Blocking and Pucker Playing; Tips to Being a Successful Harmonica Player; Bob’s Equipment; Playing the Chromatic and Other Instruments and Closing