Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings At Aladdin Theater

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Roy Rogers is considered one of the world's premier slide guitarists performing today. With 8 Grammy nominations as producer and performer, he is also an internationally acclaimed producer, having produced recordings for John Lee Hooker and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. He has received numerous accolades for his songwriting as well as his work on movie soundtracks and television.

Split Decision, is his latest studio recording with his band, The Delta Rhythm Kings which was released by Blind Pig in 2009. In May of 2011, Roy released a collaboration with The Doors keyboardist, Ray Manzarek entitled ‘Translucent Blues’ and reached #1 on the American Roots Rock Chart that summer. In 2013 he released 'Twisted Tales' his final collaboration with Ray Manzarek.

Rogers’ ability to electrify and move audiences to their feet is well know. He loves to perform and it shows. Nominated for Best Blues Guitarist by W.C. Handy’s in 2003, his virtuosity and style of slide guitar has been recognized worldwide and has been acknowledged in Rolling Stone, USA Today, Billboard, Guitar Player, Acoustic Guitar and others. His musical talents have been featured on film and TV soundtracks most notably “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” and “The Hot Spot” recorded with Miles Davis, John Lee Hooker and Taj Mahal and garnered a Grammy nomination.

A native Californian, he was born in 1950 and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He started playing guitar at age 12 and was exposed to a wealth of musical styles, most notably the blues, which became his passion-especially Delta Blues(Robert Johnson) and slide guitar. Since his first recordings in 1976, he has become one of the finest practitioners and innovators of modern slide guitar.

A recording artist, producer, and composer - he continues to combine diverse music influences to achieve his musical vision. Always eclectic in approach, he is constantly stretching the boundaries of slide guitar.

Rogers’ has appeared at numerous festivals and special events throughout the world including Montreux Jazz (Switzerland), North Sea Jazz Festival (Holland), Noloddden (Norway), Byron Bay (Australia), New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (USA) in addition to touring Europe, the USA and Canada.

"The guitar master is one of the greatest slide guitar players anywhere...."
~ The San Francisco Chronicle

""A passionate recording by one of the best bottleneck blues men in the business, Slideways answers a simple question: Who needs words when you can play like this?"
~ The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

“...Considered by many to be the reigning master of the bottleneck slide guitar.”
~ Electronic Musician
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