Brian Kramer Blues
Brian Kramer, known for his playing on National Slide and National Steel guitars, is sometimes seen playing on an accoustic Gibson, Resonator or Dobro. His bottleneck and finger-picking styles can be heard on recordings with Eric Bibb or with members of Taj Mahal, reflecting his early influences by Blues masters such as Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Steve Jordan and Larry Johnson, who took Brian under their wing, showing him how to play Delta Blues, Country Blues, soulful or happy Blues. A Brooklyn native, Brian was barely out of his teens when he began hanging out with these legendary blues men, picking up tips and advice from them whenever they visited his hometown of NYC ... Brian was recently on stage with Grammy winning World Music artist Toumani Diabate ...