Nashville Event: A Conversation with Robben Ford

If you're in or will be in the Nashville area next week, Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music is hosting "A Conversation with Robben Ford" on February 2: “A Conversation with Robben Ford” will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Blair School of Music’s Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, with Jen Gunderman, assistant professor of musicology, as interviewer and … [Read more...]

Robben Ford “Into the Sun”


Robben Ford has announced a new album titled Into the Sun that will be released on March 31. Into The Sun, which follows last year’s critically acclaimed A Day In Nashville and 2013’s Bringing It Back Home, explores the breadth of Ford’s sophisticated, visionary writing and playing, creating a new chapter in his brilliant musical history. The album features a coterie of … [Read more...]

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea

I'm not really a cruise type of guy, but I know that a lot of people really enjoy them. If I were a cruise guy, I'd take a look at going on the Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea cruise next February 17th-21st. The cruise features Joe Bonamassa, Robben Ford, John Hiatt, Ana Popovic, Robert Randolph, and Joanne Shaw Taylor, with more artists to be announced soon. The cruise departs … [Read more...]

Robben Ford’s Blues Revolution

Robben Ford and TrueFire have recently teamed up to produce their Blues Revolution instructional course: In this 6-hour, interactive video Blues Revolution course, Robben steps you through his Chicago blues influences, chord and scale vocabulary, rhythm guitar techniques, improvisational approaches and harmonic insight for crafting the fresh, contemporary lines that comprise … [Read more...]

Robben Ford – The Nashville Session Videos

After watching these videos of Robben Ford during his summer session here in Nashville recording with Michael McDonald, I realized two things: 1) I wish I could play guitar like Robben Ford, and 2) I wish I could sing like Michael McDonald. I can do neither, but I can at least enjoy watching them doing what they do best. … [Read more...]