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When Blues promoters and aficianados get together and talk about the future, there’s one name that constantly comes up. St Louis guitarist/vocalist, Marquise Knox is widely regarded as the real deal and the most exciting young talent on the world blues scene.
For him, Blues is his heritage and he’s steeped in the old masters from BB King to Muddy Waters. Hearing Knox is an insight into what the legends might have sounded like as young men. He’s got a prodigious, rich, soulful voice like Muddy Waters, and he’s a superb guitarist , with a classic style, direct and packing a powerful punch.