Alone With The Blues is an award-winning solo CD by independent artist Keith Dunn. It is a rare opportunity to hear the music in its most pure form as Keith performs alone; harmonica and voice, for the entire CD.
Keith has more than 30 years in music. His vast musical knowledge, gained while in the company of giants such as Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Jimmy Rogers and Big Walter Horton, can be easily heard when listening to Alone With The Blues. Keith Dunn’s writing has been compared to J.B. Lenoir. That Keith is an exceptional songwriter is made evident by his thirteen compositions on this CD.
“Need To Make A Dollar” a song about joblessness leading to crime and “Strange Things Are Happening” a chronicle of inner-city problems caused by the US government received songwriting awards from the ISC. The attention brought to Alone With The Blues by these awards caused the CD to be boycotted in some places. When asked about this Keith’s response was, “I am happy for the debate that the boycott of Alone With The Blues has caused. These are subjects that should be discussed.”
In addition to the awards, the record has received favorable reviews from Living Blues in the USA, Blues and Rhythm in England, Soul Bag in France and Concerto in Austria, Alone With The Blues has enjoyed airplay in Russia, Brazil, Australia and Japan as well as throughout Europe and the USA. Keith Dunn’s inventive harmonica playing and passionate singing is showcased in a variety of styles including instrumentals, swing, back porch and the humorous “Playing The Blues.”
An in demand live performer, Keith Dunn has brought his solo show to festival stages, schools, television and radio programs the world over and received along the way a performance of the year award from Talking Blues in Cologne, Germany. Alone With The Blues is a classic that appeals to indie, folk and blues fans alike.