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ERIC GUITAR DAVIS

DIGITAL IMAGES OF ERIC "GUITAR" DAVIS BY KURT SWANSON AND SOULFUL IMPRESSIONS
E-MAIL: kurtswanson@juno.com

ERIC "GUITAR" DAVIS Resting in Paradise with God.
Eric Davis was born in the seventies to Dorothy Walker and world renowned drummer Bobby Davis. Eric begins to play drums at the age of five.

By the age of ten Eric had become a young regular on Chicago's blues scene, playing drums with the late Jr. Wells, Lefty Dizz, Buddy Guy, BB King and the list goes on.

While playing drums on the blues circuit, young Eric was hanging out at the legendary Checkerboard lounge on 43rd street . Eric asks local blues bass man Flash to teach him how to play bass and Buddy Guy overheard the conversation from behind the bar and told Eric that in order to get all the girls you have to play this, and handed Eric his old beat up Fender guitar and showed him a open G chord.

Forward almost 30 years later, Eric Davis has become a powerful force in his prime with his intense and fiery guitar picking, electrifying solos and a solid blues voice. Eric has his own band"The Troublemakers" which makes up a SOLID group of muscians that holds a passionate yet energetic groove behind him as they frequently performs nationally in the Hottest entertainment venues.Eric was also voted the Best New Regional Act of 2009 in which he has became a fan favorite in Ohio,Indiana,Michigan,Tennessee,Missouri Iowa, Kansas,,Illinois..Eric has just finished his first BIG TOUR IN SPRING OF 2009.IN WHICH HE TOURED EUROPE for three weeks ,which has NOW made him a FAST RISING INTERNATIONAL DEMAND! Eric's first C.D titled HERE COMES TROUBLE was released in 2007 in which it did so well THAT Eric is NOW working hard on his new AND antioipated c.d entitled" TROUBLE CAN'T BE THAT BAD" in which the release date is SCHEDULE for early SPRING of 2010.ERIC WILL ALSO REPRESENT ILLINOIS FOR THE 2010 INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE IN MEMPHIS.. Being One of Chicago's most sought out guitar players, he has played with Jimmy Burns, Big James and the Chicago Playboys, Shirley King,Luca Giordano and the Italy band,Nellie Travis sharing the stage with Tyrone Davis, BB King, Lil Ed ,Aaron Burton Buddy Guy,Ronnie Baker Brooks, Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues,Mike Wheeler,Toronzo Cannon,Chico Banks,Charlie Love to name a few. Eric "Guitar"Davis is also the CEO of Young Blues Records a label that was develop to cater to young blues artists.21st century blues at it's finest.
Eric Davis and the Troublmakers &  Kurt Swanson
Eric Davis and the Troublmakers & Kurt Swanson
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