JONN DEL TORO RICHARDSON – 2017 BMA WINNER FOR BEST NEW ARTIST DEBUT – VIZZTONE RECORDING ARTIST – LASTEST ALBUM “TENGO BLUES” returns to Highway 99 with Special Guest: CLINT MORGAN

Saturday, September 16, 2017 8:00PM

1414 Alaskan Way, Seattle, 98101, WA, United States
Tickets: $17.00

 

JONN DEL TORO RICHARDSON is an exciting young blues artist from Houston, Texas whose styles range from Texas Blues to Latin Funk.  His first solo record, Tengo Blues, released in late 2015 remained in the top 10 blues charts for months and garnered rave reviews across the country.  It also earned him a Blues Blast Award nomination and a 2017 Blues Music Award nomination from the The Blues Foundation for Best New Artist Debut.  Jonn played on the 2007 Grammy winning album The Last of the Mississippi Delta Blues Men with Pinetop Perkins, and toured with Otis Taylor.  Jonn has two previous CD's with other artists.  The Blues Music Award nominated Time Slips on By with Rich Del Grosso, in 2011, as one of the top 100 blues CD's by Downbeat Magazine.  In 2013, Jonn released Drivin' Me Wild with Sean Carney.

 

CLINT MORGAN's Accompanying Jonn on keyboards is songwriter, singer and piano player Clint Morgan.  As both a producer of festivals and shows as well as a performer, Clint has shared stages with a cross-section of American roots artists such as Curtis Salgado, Billy Joe Shaver, Alice Stuart, Jimmy Buffett, and Bob Margolin. Clint's critically acclaimed cross-genre Americana album, Scofflaw, released on his own Lost Cause Records, features duets with roots music icon Maria Muldaur and blues powerhouse Diunna Greenleaf. He also produced the Blues Music Award-nominated albumRooster by fellow pianist Clay Swafford, and is an instructor and performer at the Pinetop Perkins Foundation Workshops in Clarksdale, Mississippi.