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From The Pacific Sun Blues guitarist John Maxwell gets a fresh start By Lily O’Brien In the early ’20s and ’30s, a lot of great blues came out of Chicago, launching careers for performers like Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. So it’s no great surprise that blues guitarist and singer John Maxwell, who was born […]
Billy Hutchinson gave me a great write up in the September ’16 issue of Blues Matters Magazine. Read the article below or view the PDF in a new tab. Download Blues_Matters_John_Maxwell.PDF
What a fun night playing at Mighty Fine Guitars! A great venue, fabulous crowd. It was a real treat. Thanks again Stevie Coyle and Valerie May. Photo: Valerie May
by Paul Liberatore John Maxwell walked into Sweetwater Music Hall’s open mike night not long ago with his acoustic guitar and played a set of jaw-dropping fingerstyle blues, singing in an earthy baritone that sounded like it was coming from a hollow log. No one in the Mill Valley club knew it, but this mysterious […]
I am very happy to announce the release of my first solo recording, “Blues For Evangeline”. A thirteen song CD of originals and classics in various guitar styles, all swimming around blues and ragtime. It’s currently available at CDBaby.com , on iTunes and Amazon or directly from me by messaging at the bottom of this […]
Sunday October 5th 2014, 8pm at Bimbo’s in San Francisco for the 8th Annual Richard de Lone Housing Project Benefit. I am joining Lisa Kindred and Austin de Loneto open a bill featuring Dan Hicks,Bill Kirchen,Jim Lauderdale,Jimmy Dale Gilmore,Carlene Carter and more!