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Guitar Ace JAY GORDON Releases BLUES VENOM-NO CURE    

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 Jay Gordon & The Penetrators Headline Las Vegas BikeFest 2011 Oct. 1

   “Jay Gordon is a guitarist on the scene with big steps. He’s a blues rock guitarist by definition, full of explosiveness and individualism. He can definitely be counted among those who will put his stamp on the future of blues and rock. His name is spoken with respect from all top guitar players and fans alike. With his unique feelings and killer vocals, Jay Gordon represents a musician for whom there are no boundaries in his musical conquest. Blues Venom – No Cure, shows the whole story.”   – Vasja Ivanovski (BLUES IN BRITAIN)

“Jay Gordon and his band are one of our favorite ways to rock the blues!”
– Dave Johnson (BLUES DELUXE SYNDICATED NETWORK)

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   (Las Vegas, NV) – Guitar ace Jay Gordon headlines Las Vegas BikeFest 2011, Cashman Field Center, (Vendor Village), 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Saturday, October 1. 12 noon-1:30 p.m. $15. Info: (702) 450-7662; 866- BIKEFEST; or log onto www.lasvegasbikefest.com. 

   Gordon’s new album “Blues Venom – No Cure” (Shuttle Music; Street Date: September 20) takes the primal wail of American Blues and amplifies it beyond the point with no limitations.

  Read a Cover Story/interview about Jay Gordon in the current issue of Southland Blues, here.

   Jay Gordon continues to shake the planet with his onslaught of Electric Voodoo Blues. When you listen to this CD you will see how Gordon has moved the blues forward into the 21st Century, infusing the music with the fire and power of rock while carving out his own place in the music world.

  “Blues Venom – No Cure” features songs like “Dockery’s Plantation” (for Robert Johnson), “World Blues,” “Slow Burn/Biker Mama,” “Red-Hot Tempered Woman” and more. There’s also a bonus track in honor of the late, great Phillip Walker, “Whisky Women And Fast Cars.” Gordon and Walker had previously collaborated on a 1994 CD together entitled Jaywalkin.

   Joining Gordon on this CD is Sharon Butcher (bass-vocals); Rich Gordon Lambert (drums); Harlen Spector (Hammond B3 and piano); Mario Ramirez (younger brother of the great Ritchie Valens) on harmonica; and Rich Wenzel (also on Hammond B3). “Blues Venom – No Cure” was created for all Blues-Rock fans everywhere. This may just be one of the most explosive Blues-Rock CDs ever recorded.

   Watch a recent live performance by Jay Gordon from his April show at the Brixton Concert Hall in Southern California (where he was Direct Support for the one and only Johnny Winter):

Jay Gordon Brixton Video                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmB5zw_s3Fg

                                     Jay Gordon – A Brief Bio

 

    Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Gordon grew up in Chicago, the center of the blues world. Throughout his career, Jay Gordon has become famous for his slashing guitar solos, his passionate vocals, and his dedication to the blues. While his inspirations have included Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, he does not sound like any of his predecessors and has long had his own distinctive voice. Never interested in merely recreating the past, Jay has moved the blues forward to the 21st century, infusing the music with the fire and power of rock while carving out his own place in the music world.
Gordon was one of 50 guitarists picked by Eric Clapton himself to perform at the 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival. He has played and opened up for many famous artists, such as, Johnny Winter, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, BB King, Def Leopard, Buddy Guy, Albert Collins, and many more.

 

  Log onto www.jaygordonandthepenetrators.com for up-to-the-minute show dates and additional information.  National tour to follow; details tba shortly.

 JAY GORDON INTERVIEWS/REVIEW COPIES/SHOW PASSES AVAILABLE.

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