SUGAR BLUE

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Grammy Award-winning harmonica virtuoso Sugar Blue is not your typical bluesman...

Born James Whiting - he was raised in Harlem, New York, where his mother was a singer and dancer at the fabled Apollo Theatre. He spent his childhood among the musicians and show people who knew his mother, including the great Billie Holiday, and decided that he wanted to be a performer.

Blue received his first harmonica from his aunt, and proceeded to hone his chops by wailing along with Bob Dylan and Stevie Wonder songs on the radio, he was soon to be influenced by the jazz greats such as Dexter Gordon and Lester Young. Sugar Blue has used this background to his advantage, creating an ultra-modern blues style and sound that is instantly recognizable as his own.

Blue began his career as a street musician and made his first recordings in 1975 with legendary blues figures Brownie
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SUGAR BLUE Cross Roads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cross Roads
Blues 1979
SUGAR BLUE From Chicago To Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Chicago To Paris
Blues 1982
SUGAR BLUE Absolutely Blue (aka Blue Blazes) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Absolutely Blue (aka Blue Blazes)
Blues 1993
SUGAR BLUE In Your Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Your Eyes
RnB 1994
SUGAR BLUE Another Man Done Gone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Man Done Gone
Blues 1997
SUGAR BLUE Code Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Code Blue
RnB 2007
SUGAR BLUE Threshold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Threshold
RnB 2009
SUGAR BLUE Blue Voyage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Voyage
RnB 2016
SUGAR BLUE Colors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Colors
RnB 2019

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SUGAR BLUE Raw Sugar - Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Raw Sugar - Live
RnB 2012

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SUGAR BLUE From Paris To Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Paris To Chicago
Blues 1988
SUGAR BLUE Harpzilla - Harp Monster Strikes! Best Of Sugar Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harpzilla - Harp Monster Strikes! Best Of Sugar Blue
Blues 2006

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