Don’s Tunes is about the music. It’s about the sound. It’s about the real thing.

My mission is to promote lesser known blues & jazz artists and bring you a selection of tunes with an audiophile sound and real emotion.

If you’re a music fan, you can enjoy my playlists on YouTube and Spotify and my interesting music trivia posts on Facebook and Instagram.  If you want to support my music quest, you can do that on my Patreon page.

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Featured Artists

Eric Heideman

Eric Heideman

Ever since Eric first picked up a guitar, the instrument captivated his heart and soul. The 21-year-old blues guitarists and singer has continued to be inspired by old and new blues musicians such as Robert Johnson, T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Ronnie Earl, Danielle Nicole, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Jonny Lang.

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Shawn Pittman

Shawn Pittman

Pittman is the rare artist who intuitively balances genuine creativity with a deep reverence for those who paved the way. “There just aren’t people around anymore that can do things like Howlin’ Wolf or Guitar Slim or Albert King did,” he says. “Those guys created their own thing and had people playing with them who played that stuff naturally. We will never see that again.

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Jinda Biant

Jinda Biant

Nottingham based Soulful Blues singer songwriter with a passion for making the guitar howl using slide, combined with powerful Vocals + Mississippi Stomp creates a distinctive yet classic sound.. always delivered with positive vibes. The love for blues comes across with originals + covers of the music incorporating east & west that has influenced this artist.

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The Legends

Freddie King- The Texas Cannonball

Freddie King- The Texas Cannonball

Freddie was a forceful presence and formidable figure in two of the most prominent blues scenes. In the state he was born in (and to which he eventually returned), he was known as the “Texas Cannonball.” Revered by his fans and respected by his peers, King was best-known for his searing, assertive solos and dynamic showmanship.

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John Lee Hooker – The Boogie Man

John Lee Hooker – The Boogie Man

The original boogie man, John Lee Hooker sustained a career of more than 50 years with his incessant one-chord stomp and half-spoken vocal style. But behind the captivating, hypnotic rhythm Hooker found his own deep blues – one with dark tones and mysterious flurries of notes – as he groped to express, often with a wicked irony, his own feelings of pain and desire.

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Buddy Guy – The Last Godfather of the Chicago Blues

Buddy Guy – The Last Godfather of the Chicago Blues

According to Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is the greatest blues guitarist of all time. An enormous influence on these musicians as well as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Jeff Beck, he is the living embodiment of Chicago blues.

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