Sunday 30 March 2008 at 7:00pm
Haebler Memorial Chapel at Goucher College
Baltimore, MD, United States
Buy Tickets: BestOfTheBestConcerts.com
10 facts about John Jorgenson:
1. He was Elton John's guitar player for 6 years
2. He was a founding member of the renowned Hellecasters (www.hellecasters.com)
3. He portrayed Django Reinhardt in the feature film "Head In The Clouds" (yes he and his band really play those parts).
4. He co-founded the Desert Rose Band (https://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZFinance.woa/wa/tellAFriend?id=73988809&mt=1&type=4)
5. John has performed with Elton John, Roy Orbison, Little Richard, George Michael, Sheryl Crow, Chris Hillman, k.d. lang, Bob Dylan, Buck Owens, Earl Scruggs, Carl Perkins, Sting, Emmy Lou Harris, Dan Fogelberg, Hank Williams Jr., Rodney Crowell, Roger McGuinn, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Hedges, Don Henley, Darol Anger, Mike Marshall, Steve Earle, Tommy Emmanuel, Bob Brozman, and Dwight Yoakum.
6. John plays bass, bassoon, saxophone, mandolin, Hammond organ, clarinet and of course guitar.
7. John has played professionally in bluegrass bands, rock bands, country bands, pop bands, dixieland bands, classical orchestras and jazz bands.
8. John has nearly 100 videos on youtube.com.
9. John literally wrote the book on playing Gypsy Jazz guitar (copies will be on sale at the show).
10. John's band is as good as it gets (see http://www.johnjorgenson.com/biography.html for details).
iTunes Store John Jorgenson Quintet (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=269897815&s=143441)
John Jorgenson's Site (http://www.johnjorgenson.com/)
You Tube Desert Rose Band(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFXemQosTuw)
You Tube John Jorgenson Quintet (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddPRYovrbWM)
You Tube John Jorgenson with Tommy Emmanuel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XK-wzrLpNo)