About Roger "Hurricane" Wilson
Get to know Roger "Hurricane" Wilson
As noted on Wikipedia, Roger "Hurricane" Wilson is an American electric blues guitarist, singer/ songwriter. He has also worked as a music educator, radio DJ, music journalist, and TV broadcast producer. Having played guitar from age nine beginning in 1963, Roger began instructing guitar in 1972 and has been playing professionally ever since. He established the Roger Wilson Guitar Studio of Atlanta in 1973, operating the brick and mortar location until 1985, but continuing to instruct independently online and in person. In addition, he is an International Blues Challenge judge, as well as a 2015 Inductee into the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame, a result of his 20 year association with the Dusk ‘til Dawn Blues Festival, along with his work with Blues in the Schools in that state. He has released thirty albums along with numerous singles on his own record label, Bluestorm Records. With over 50 years of teaching guitar lessons to beginners and advanced players alike, and over a million touring miles under his belt, Roger “Hurricane” Wilson has made his own mark on the music world. The legendary Les Paul once said about Roger, “This guy plays some great blues.” Atlanta treasure Francine Reed stated that, “Roger “Hurricane” Wilson is a force to be reckoned with.”, having shared the stage with such notable artists as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Hubert Sumlin, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Dickey Betts, Savoy Brown, The Kentucky Headhunters, Jorma Kaukonen, Charlie Musselwhite, and many more.
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