Gary Clark Jr. is a true musician.
Clark began playing the guitar at 12 years old, and now at the age of 31, the soul-blues-rocker has been compared to the likes of Jimi Hendrix.
He released his major-label début Blak and Blu in 2012, it covers Clark’s complete sound which ranges from rock, blues, soul, country and hip-hop. Clark landed two Grammy nominations from this album, one for Best Rock Song for Ain’t Messin Round’:
And a winning nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance for Please Come Home:
The Austin native is also a prolific live performer. In 2012, he actually landed an award for doing more live shows than anyone in the nation that year. Check out some live performances below.
What do you think? Are you feeling the throw back sounds of Gary? Here’s one more song of his for the road!
#Forward20: Gary Clark Jr., A Bit of Soul, Blues & Rock n’ Roll was originally published on blackamericaweb.com