Danny Gatton

Danny Gatton

Celebrating Daniel Wood “Danny” Gatton Jr. (September 4, 1945 – October 4, 1994), known by the nickname “The Humbler”, an American guitarist who fused blues, rockabilly, jazz, and country to create a musical style called “redneck jazz”.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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