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Blues: Acoustic Blues Blues: Guitar Blues Folk: Folk Blues Moods: Solo Male Artist Moods: Featuring Guitar

By Location
United States - New York

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Michael Powers @MichaelPowersNY INFLUENCES:
POWERS accidentally met Jimmy Reed as a mature child who was interested in guitar and REED demonstrated to him A-barre chord fingering. POWERS saw the Beatles & Rolling Stones on TV - blew his mind.
POWERS' school Band "APPLE CORE" opened for Steel Mill (now Springsteen) & James Cotton. Then, Cotton later hired POWERS (then 16 yrs old) to fill in for a Summer Tour because his guitarist got sick. POWERS room-mate for a time was JACO PASTORIUS.
1965 POWERS records guitar on THE BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY with the AdLibs.
1983 POWERS records (Send You Back Home) as "Murch" for SPIVEY RECORDS.
1989 begins his residency at Terra Blues as house band ( Every Thanksgiving Night he performs a phenomenal JIMI HENDRIX TRIBUTE (see his website), usually with visual stage effects.
BARYON RECORDS: 2005 2 nominations at W.C. Handy Music Awards for ONYX ROOT CD. 2006 awarded the "Eddie Durham Living Legend & Master Guitarist Award". 2007 a Pre-Grammy nomination; also 3 nominations at Blues Music Awards for PRODIGAL SON CD.
ZOHO RECORDS: 2012 semi-finalist INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION for composition I MISS YOUR KISSING (Revolutionary Boogie CD); also inducted as MASTER BLUES ARTIST into the NYBlues Hall of Fame.
INDIE "BLUESIANA BREEZE CD is a collection of his favorite mellow eclectic originals of all different genres, Singer-Songwriter, Asia influenced, Country, five solo, one fully orchestrated.
LIVE CD SERIES 2015: "ROOTED IN USA BLUES" CD of classic blues cover songs. "PUMPING HOT LATIN BLUES / BOMEANDO CALIENTE" is just that!
The UNUSUAL pleasantry of the music of MICHAEL POWERS is his diversity on every CD. The most refreshing artist in decades as he simultaneously plays rhythm, lead, bass line on his guitar WHILE SINGING, with his eyes closed and flawlessly - an AMAZEMENT to hear & to see live. He never disappoints.