Walter Trout (born March 6, 1951, Ocean City, New Jersey, United States) is an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Trout's career began on the Jersey coast scene of the late 1960s and early 1970s. He then decided to relocate to Los Angeles where he became a sideman for Percy Mayfield and Deacon Jones. He also worked in the bands of John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex.
Walter Trout pays tribute to blues icon Luther Allison on his 23rd solo release Luther's Blues. 12 of the 13 tracks on the CD are associated with Allison except for the Trout original, "When Luther Played the Blues. Trout first met Luther in Switzerland at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1986, which provided the location shot for the CD cover. Trout maintains he had the idea for this album since that first meeting.
Walter Trout’s 21st album Blues for the Modern Daze will be released in Europe on Monday 23rd April (24th April in the US). The new album showcases the contemporary guitar legend’s return to his hardcore blues roots, with songwriting at a creative and personal zenith. Blues For The Modern Daze is Trout’s sixth recording for Provogue Records, a division of the Mascot Label Group, and his first full-fledged blues album in 23 years as a bandleader
Artist: Walter Trout & His Band. Album: Luther’s Blues.
Freedom 12. Luther Speaks 13. When Luther Played The Blues. A Tribute To Luther Allison" is a triumph of ambition, focus and sheer ability over any semblance of self doubt, as Walter Trout successfully captures Luther Allison’s essential spirit. Such is Trout’s intrinsic feel for Luther’s music and belief in his legacy that he interprets the best of the Chicago blues man’s catalogue with the requisite amount of passion and intensity it deserves.
Walter Trout - Guitar and lead vocals Sammy Avila - Hammond B3 and backup vocals Johnny Griparic - Bass Michael Leasure - Drums and backup vocals. Walter Trout tours world wide playing his special brand of guitar based blues rock t Walter has enjoyed playing his emotional brand of fired-up, hardcore guirar heavy music, writing and recording his own songs for over 20 years as a solo artist.
180 gram standard black vinyl. The vinyl includes a card for a complimentary MP3 download of the album. Other Versions (5 of 6) View All. Cat.