The Summer has been filled with smoke but also great music. Thanks go out to my bandmates Phil Newton, Dave Clayton, Mark Stever with special guests Gary Nelson and Jack Hopfinger for their great backing performance of Karen lovely at Overdose Awareness Day in Pear Blossom Park August 31,2018
Photo Gary Mark Roberts Electric Bluesman Kim Almassie
David Pinsky as Robert Johnson
photo: Andrea Boyle
with Lloyd Jones and Phil Newton @ Laughing Clam
On June 4th 2016 I competed once more in the Cascade Blues Associations Journey to Memphis preliminary challenge at the Rose Room in Portland Oregon . My dear friend and Blues partner Phil Newton was unanble to come this time so I ventured forth with his blessing to compete as a solo with just my trusty guitar and the great support of my wife Julia. Lo and Behold ! When all was said and done I was deemed victorious garnering the highest total solo/duo score. I am the CBA's representative at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennesee on Beale Street for 2017. What an honor.