Celebrating Alonzo “Lonnie” Johnson (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970), an American blues and jazz guitarist and violinist from New Orleans. He was a pioneer of the single-string solo guitar style.
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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. View more posts