Recorded live at Terra Blues
January 10th 1997
Michael PowersBorn in New Jersey Michael Powers got into the music in the early stages of his life. When kids at the early age of 10 play in the playground Michael was sitting in his backyard playing guitar that his mother got him for his birthday.
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At age 17, Michael started his professional career playing with Adlibs and recording with them the famous hit "Boy From NYC."
During his career Michael has played with some of the greatest: John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray, Chuck Berry, Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer, James Cotton and many more. He has recorded several albums and has lent the sound of his guitar to many commercials,
His greatest influence is Jimi hendrex, during his show Michael brings to life the spirit of Hendrix and takes you back to a journey full of music and memories.
"With a voice that recalls Muddy Waters and a thick toned guitar sound reminiscent of Jimi Hendrix Michael Powers is forging a unique style." Blues Magazine
"More than anyone else, anywhere, Powers represents the future of blues." Billboard Magazine
"Like his idol Jimi Hendrix Michael Powers packs a lethal wallop. But instead of employing his fists, the New Jersey born goes for the knockout with a slashing guitar attack and a roaring vocal delivery. Blues Makers