Label: Sweet Lucy Records - KRB 1131-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock
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No, Thanks! Feedback fb tw gp vk. You can also see Kelly Richey. Richey started playing guitar at the age of Today, at age 48 and a staggering 3, gigs later, she more than earns the title of Master guitarist. She has been listed as among the top gifted guitarists by the Truefire Commuityand draws comparisons to blues icons Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Richey is a serious, no-holds-barred axe grinder. Setting up her band as a power trio -- drums, bass, and guitarshowcases her solid, searing leads and masterful guitar chops. Playing live is where Richey shines, literally bringing down the house at every show she plays.
Cognizant of the emotionality of the music in her live shows, Richey steamrolls; she hits the audience hard and fast, grabs on and doesn't let go. Hard rocking, blues-based and guitar driven, she blasts her audiences with jaw-dropping, lightening fast riffs and a muscularity of playing that even many of the best male guitarists don't possess.
Black Anger - Konceptual Dominance - Savage Intelligence soulful voice -- a big, powerful alto, provides the arc that completes the circle for a total sonic experience that is not to be forgotten. Born inRichey was adopted as an infant, and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. A rebellious, troubled teenager who suffered greatly in school because of undiagnosed severe dyslexia and ADHD, she began playing guitar after growing up playing piano and then learning to play the drums to release frustration, acquire an identity for herself, and gain social acceptance.
She instantly took to the instrument, and practiced non-stop, bringing it with her wherever she went. She became Is Anybody Listening - The Kelly Richey Band - Live very Валерий Шунт, Владислав Синицкий - Лагерное Танго Richey auditioned for her first band after 4 months, and formed her first band after 18 months and began touring right out of high school.
Shortly after joining Stealin' Horses inthe band was signed to Arista records. She toured on and off with Stealin' Horses between andbut came to realize that it wasn't her destiny to be a sideman. Infeeling that it was time to branch out on her own, she took a cue from independent artists such as Ani De Franco, and founded her own independent record label, Sweet Lucy Records.
Inspired by the Black gospel music she heard in church as a youth, and later on by artists like Roy Buchanan, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin, Richey found her roots in blues-based rock music.
Blues had the raw soul that she deeply connected with and that gave her a musical platform for her intensity to let loose, unfettered. Certainly, her stage presence is powerful Socially and politically aware, Richey is perceptive and very bright. Intelligent, self-confident and articulate, she exudes an easy southern charm that belies her past struggles with drugs and drinking and the subsequent depression that living an unhealthy life can bring.
Today, Richey's hard drinking days are long over and she is committed to personal growth on all levels, complete sobriety, and total health in mind, body, Les Africains - Musique Militaire* - Musique Militaire spirit.
After all the years of struggle and pain, she is stepping into her own and finding happiness and peace within herself. The road has been long and hard, but she is grateful for the wonderful teachers she's had along the way. In her quest to understand and Is Anybody Listening - The Kelly Richey Band - Live sense of the world, Richey says that she will never stop endeavoring to learn all that she can.
In JanuaryRichey took a year long hiatus from touring to regroup, take a breath, and broaden her path becoming a life coach Certified Dream coach and Purpose Coach. Richey is back now, stronger than ever, and once again excited to be immersing herself in new material and exploring where her music will take her next. I want the audience to feel it. She owns several vintage amps, including two black-face Fender super reverbs, and a Princeton reverb.
She tours with a Fender Deluxe Re-Issue amplifier, bringing in a Mesa Boogie closed-backed single 12 cabinet when she needs Is Anybody Listening - The Kelly Richey Band - Live . Also in the arsenal are delay, vibe and wah pedals. Acquired when she was only 18 years old, it has been her main guitar for over 30 years. The guitar was owned by only one person before Richey, who apparently never played it as he was a Gibson man. The guitar came to her without a scratch on it…all the battle scars are hers and hers alone.
After 25 years of hard touring and relentless playing, the rosewood neck is seriously worn down and has been refretted more times than Richey can remember. Aged, battered and heavily road worn from years of use, the guitar's wear is a genuine testament to her Slave To The Blues - Ma Rainey - The Ma Rainey Story Vol.
3 dedication, hard work, and passion for playing. The guitar has become part of Richey's soul and No Volveré - Gabino Pampini - Fuerza Noble been her one loyal and constant companion over the years-- it has seen her through all the hardships and struggle, it has been her life, her relationship, her means of an income, her identity and her best friend.
Still playable, but semi-retired due to the extreme amount of wear, it is, as it has always beenlovingly taken care of.
She has been a longtime private guitar instructor, and in she developed a Guitar Workshop and a Blues History program to take into school classrooms. Also, that same year, Richey began delivering an adult education program that included a six-week Guitar Instruction class at Butler Technology and Career Development Schools. InRichey created Music for Change, a c 3 non-profit committed to bringing music education into public schools; a variety of programs offering live performances, lectures, and interactive participation serve to facilitate learning opportunities for students while keeping the history of American music alive and prospering.
Through standards-based instruction and academic enrichment, Music for Change programs support and Is Anybody Listening - The Kelly Richey Band - Live existing school curricula. One thing is certain: with a musical sensibility that comes from the combined experiences of making eleven albums and touring relentlessly for over three decades, Kelly Richey has proven herself a phenomenal guitarist, singer and songwriter who has carved out a unique niche for herself.
Fully stepping into her own power now, she is stronger than ever, with a vision that is crystal clear and a powerful presence that is not to be missed. Written by: Sonya Ziegler Read more on Last.
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