CG & The Hammer

CG & The Hammer

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CG & the Hammer is a combination of Texas and Chicago Blues styles, all done with an original flavor. The Band combines Original songs from their 2 albums with classic blues, never re-creating sounds of the past, butgiving them a new original, dynamic feel, funky, sexy and full of humor and energy.

Biography

When Harmonica player Dov Hammer and guitarist Sagi Shorer met in 1999 they had already "paid their dues", fronting their own respective bands and backing other, well established blues artists. They soon joined forces to create a two-headed blues "Supergroup" called "CG & The Hammer" which to date has released two critcally acclaimed albums, toured the USA twice and appeared in many Festivals and blues clubs. Influenced by the great Chicago and Texas blues traditions, with added flavoring of rock, country and funk, this band provides dynamic , soulful and danceable blues entertainment.

Discography

CG & the Hammer have released 2 albums to date:
"Feels Like home" (2002) and "Blues Heaven", available on our website - www.cgandthehammer.net - , on Myspace for listening and for sale at CDBABY.

Set List

Our setlist combines originals from our two albums as well as Blues songs by Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo, Stevie Ray Vaughan and others.