CD

Bluestime

Magic Dick (performer), Jay Geils (performer)
Title
Bluestime
Performer
Magic Dick Jay Geils
Publisher
Network, 1994
1 cd
EAN
8712604300517
CDR
JAX1644
Placing suggestion
70 - Blues (NBLC) J2 - Blues, gospel en spirituals (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 6 times in Flemish libraries

About Magic Dick

Richard Salwitz (born May 13, 1945), known as Magic Dick, is an American musician, noted for playing the harmonica for the J. Geils Band. In addition to the harmonica, Salwitz plays the trumpet (the first instrument he learned) and saxophone.

Early life

Salwitz was born in New London, Connecticut. He attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he met John "J." Geils and Danny Klein and became a founding member of the J. Geils Band in 1965.

Career

The J. Geils Band

Salwitz's harmonica playing became a major and distinctive element in the J. Geils Band's sound during their hard-rocking 1970s heyday. His performance of "Whammer Jammer" on the band's live album Full House has been particularly noted. In The Rolling Stone Record Guide (1979), music critic Dave Marsh described Salwitz as possibl…Read more on Wikipedia