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  • Writer's pictureBill Hernandez

A Conversation With Paul Nelson




"An A-List guitar of the most technically dazzling players around today." - Guitar Magazine

"What else can we say about Paul Nelson except...Chops Deluxe." - Guitar World Magazine

“He’s a soulful player who has chops to burn. The word ‘ferocious’ comes to mind, or ‘take no prisoners’“ - Vintage Guitar Magazine

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/producer and best known as the power axe behind the great blues guitarist Johnny Winter is coming to town for eight dates across the Staten of Florida beginning in Goodland, FL. on 3/6/19 and ending in Destin, FL. on 3/22/19.

What could be better than that? One lucky winner will receive a pair of tickets to Paul Nelson's upcoming Jupiter, Florida show, and a pair of Meet & Greet passes to meet Paul and the band before the show. How you say? Just sign up on our CONTACT page and share this interview on your Facebook and/or Instagram and put "Paul Nelson Tickets" in the comment section. A winner will be chosen on 3/8/19.

Paul Nelson took time out of his busy touring schedule to talk with Bill Hernandez at Nelson talks about an upcoming blues album that is in the works, how he maintains his voice while on tour, and even gushes a little about his friend Johnny Winter. He will even tell you if there will be a collaboration with Edgar Winter sometime in the future.

To hear the interview in it's entirety, Click on the video box below, sit back and enjoy!

here is a little about the history that is Paul Nelson...

Paul Nelson - is recognized as one of today's top guitarists/songwriters and producers not only having the distinction of being the hand picked fellow guitarist to the legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but he has toured the world over performing and or recorded along side an endless who's who list of top artists from Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy to Slash, Billy Gibbons, Ben Harper, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, James Cotton, Joe Perry, Susan Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Popper, Dr. John, Larry Carlton, Leslie West, Joe Bonamassa, Sonny Landreth, Dickey Betts to Joe Walsh and more...

Nelson received a Grammy award for his work performing on and producing Winter's "Step Back" release on Megaforce/Sony winning "Best Blues Album of the Year" highlighting his already long list of Grammy Nominations. As well as the BMA "Blues Music Award" for "Best Blues/Rock Album" reaching #16 on the Billboard Top 200 and staying at #1 on the Billboard Blues Charts for weeks. He is also a recipient of the Blues Foundation's KBA "Keeping The Blues Alive Award".

His music has reached millions with appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and on award winning documentaries: "Down and Dirty" The Johnny Winter Story and "Sideman: Long Road to Glory" (feat: Bonnie Rait, Gregg Allman, Hubert Sumlin), as well as music written/performed and broadcast nationally on NBC and on multiple major album releases, books, instructional guitar columns, live Concert DVD's, and guest performances on countless recordings.

Staying at #1 on the "Hot New Releases" charts for months Nelson's latest project "Badass Generation" on Sony Records still maintains his unmistakable connection to the Blues, but it also finds the guitarist showing his many other musical dimensions fans have come expect considering him one of music's most respected and influential contemporary artists...

For more about Paul Nelson and upcoming tour dates, log on to his website at...


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