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経歴・特徴

シカゴ生まれの左利きギタリスト、カルロス・ジョンスンは、現役ブルース・ギタリストの中でも最高の実力を持つ。70年代からブルースを演るようになり、ココ・テイラー、オーティス・ラッシュ、ジュニア・ウェルズ、サン・シールズ、ヴァレリー・ウェリントンなどのバンドでプレイ。近年はソロとしてアルバムを制作し、ファン層を広げている。伝統的シカゴ・ブルースからファンク、ジャズも消化し、独自のスタイルを追求するカルロスの、感情を込めた、心に深く突き刺さるようなギター、ステージでの存在感は多くのファンを魅了している。

CDガイド

[A]:My Name Is Carlos Johnson

2001年発表の初ソロ作。

[B]:ドント・メス・ウィズ・ザ・ブルースメン

2004年3月発表。ビリー・ブランチとの共演盤。

ドント・メス・ウィズ・ザ・ブルースメン

[C]:In and Out

2004年10月発表。

In and Out

[D]:極限!ブルース・ギター~白熱のシカゴ・ライヴ

2007年2月発表。

極限!ブルース・ギター~白熱のシカゴ・ライヴ

[E]:Healer

カルロス・ジョンスンとレフティ・ディズのカップリング。6曲がカルロスで、他の9曲がレフティ・ディズ。

Healer

[F]:アンコール!~ 激烈のシカゴ・ライヴ

2009年2月発表。

アンコール!~ 激烈のシカゴ・ライヴ

楽曲情報

Hey Pretty Baby II
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
As The Tears Go Passing By
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
All Right Ok You Win / Going To New York
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
My Name Is Carlos Johnson
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Sometimes I Wonder
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
The Thrill Is Gone
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Daniel Raffo (guitar); Patricio Raffo (drums); Mariano D'Andrea (bass)
[A]
Carlos Johnson Boogie
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
She Wants To Sell My Monkey
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Ain't Nobody Business
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Hey Pretty Baby I
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Summertime
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roberto Porzio (guitar); Mauro "Easy Baby" Diana (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[A]
Call Me Carlos Johnson
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Easy Baby (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[E]
The Healer
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Easy Baby (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[E]
Jimmy Reed Medley
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Easy Baby (bass); Adrian Flores (drums)
[E]
I Got To Love Somebody's Baby
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Daniel Raffo (guitar); Mariano D'Andrea (bass); Pato Raffo (drums)
[E]
Crack Head Woman
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Daniel Raffo (guitar); Mariano D'Andrea (bass); Pato Raffo (drums)
[E]
Caldonia
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 19, 2000
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Daniel Raffo (guitar); Mariano D'Andrea (bass); Pato Raffo (drums)
[E]
Blues Man
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums); Jesse Cross (Slim) (background vocal)
[C]
Leaving On The Next Train
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums); Jesse Cross (Slim) (background vocal)
[C]
Don't Ever Leave Me
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
It Ain't No Fun to Me
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums); Jesse Cross (Slim) (background vocal)
[C]
In & Out
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
Spirit
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
You Need a Man
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums); Jesse Cross (Slim) (background vocal)
[C]
Key to The Highway
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
Lisa
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
Do Do Do
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums); Jesse Cross (Slim) (background vocal)
[C]
Delta Blues
Chicago IL, Nov. 2003
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[C]
Running From The Devil
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (harmonica); Carlos Johnson (guitar)
[B]
Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Billy Branch (harmonica); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ, keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Don't Mess With The Bluesman
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (vocal, harmonica); Carlos Johnson (guitar); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ); Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano) Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Going To New York
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Billy Branch (harmonica, background vocal); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ); Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Escape
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (harmonica); Carlos Johnson (guitar); Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano); Hiroshi Eguchi (acoustic bass); Brady Williams (drums)
[B]
Shade Tree Mechanic
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (vocal, harmonica); Carlos Johnson (guitar); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ); Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Hello There
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Brady Williams (drums)
[B]
Hey Pretty Baby
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Billy Branch (harmonica); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Summertime
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (vocal); Carlos Johnson (guitar); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ) Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
My Babe
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (vocal, harmonica); Carlos Johnson (guitar); Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi (piano); Hiroshi Eguchi (acoustic bass); Brady Williams (drums)
[B]
Real Mother For Ya
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Billy Branch (harmonica); Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy (organ, keyboards); Sam Green (bass); Linard Stroud (drums)
[B]
Cognac For Breakfast
Chicago IL, June 2003-Jan. 2004
Billy Branch (harmonica); Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar)
[B]
Lisa
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
I'll Play The Blues For You
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
I Wonder Why
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
Jimmy Reed Medley
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Don't Ever Leave Me
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Bluesman
Chicago IL, June 29, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
C.J.'s Swing
Chicago IL, June 29/30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
High Heel Sneakers
Chicago IL, June 29/30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
Everyday I Have The Blues
Chicago IL, June 29/30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass, background vocal); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
What's Going On
Chicago IL, June 29/30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
Chicago IL, June 29/30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
I'm Cold And I'm Wondering
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[D]
Hey Pretty Baby
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Real Mother For Ya
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Ain't Noboby's Business
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]
Key To The Highway
Chicago IL, June 30, 2006
Carlos Johnson (vocal, guitar); Sam Green (bass); Dave Rice (keyboards); James Knowles (drums)
[F]

外部リンク

Free Blues Club - Carlos Johnson W. Karolak & Joint Venture

YouTube動画。ステージから客席に降り、バーのカウンターにまで入って行って、そこでソロを弾きまくるカルロス・ジョンスン。ポーランドの Free Blues Club が配信している映像。