Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea

I'm not really a cruise type of guy, but I know that a lot of people really enjoy them. If I were a cruise guy, I'd take a look at going on the Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea cruise next February 17th-21st. The cruise features Joe Bonamassa, Robben Ford, John Hiatt, Ana Popovic, Robert Randolph, and Joanne Shaw Taylor, with more artists to be announced soon. The cruise departs … [Read more...]

Robben Ford’s Blues Revolution

Robben Ford and TrueFire have recently teamed up to produce their Blues Revolution instructional course: In this 6-hour, interactive video Blues Revolution course, Robben steps you through his Chicago blues influences, chord and scale vocabulary, rhythm guitar techniques, improvisational approaches and harmonic insight for crafting the fresh, contemporary lines that comprise … [Read more...]

Robben Ford – The Nashville Session Videos

After watching these videos of Robben Ford during his summer session here in Nashville recording with Michael McDonald, I realized two things: 1) I wish I could play guitar like Robben Ford, and 2) I wish I could sing like Michael McDonald. I can do neither, but I can at least enjoy watching them doing what they do best. … [Read more...]

Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo

Robben Ford has announced Robben Ford's Guitar Dojo, which is a collection of instructional videos featuring Ford and Don Mock. In addition to the instructional videos, the site will feature soundcheck videos, streaming music, and a journal from Ford while he's on the road. The videos are about $4.99-5.99 per lesson. They just opened the virtual doors yesterday, so I imagine … [Read more...]

Robben Ford Trio: The Paris Concert

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I recently saw that Robben Ford has recently released a DVD titled Robben Ford Trio - The Paris Concert, which was recorded during his 2009 tour. This tour featured drummer Toss Panos and bassist Travis Carlton. The DVD also features two bonus tracks featuring Larry Coryell. I saw him during this tour and it was a great show. I've got the DVD on order, and I'm looking … [Read more...]