The Passing of a Blues Legend...
Gary Primich was an amazing blues singer and harmonica player. A native of the midwest, he began playing the harmonica as a child and mastered playing the blues in Chicago before moving to Austin, Texas, where his recording career took off.
Whether playing with his own band or in gigs with other musicians, Gary's talent and down to earth nature always shown through in his music.
Sadly, Gary passed away in 2007, at the early age of 49. He is missed.
Three reasons to love Gary Primich
1. He was a class act.
2. A distinctive sound that he played from the heart.
3. His dedication to his fans, his band and the blues.
More Info About Gary
- Official Website
Gary's official site with bio info and background info on each album. Make sure to read the "Lore" page for some cool tales from the road written by Gary.
- Gary Primich RIP
A touching tribute from Mark Rubin, a musician who played with Gary on several albums.
- Gary Primich on Wikipedia
The Wikipedia entry for Gary. Includes his bio, discography and names of other blues musicians he played with over the years.
Some more biographical information on Gary.
Gary Primich Videos
Gary Primich Albums
During his too short career, Gary released and played on over a dozen albums. Here are a couple featuring the best of his older and more recent works.
Released in 2002.
Released in 1994.
Where I First Heard Gary...
A friend loaned me this CD and Gary was one of the great harp players featured on it. His sound hooked me from the start and he quickly became one of my favorite harp players.
What do you think of Gary Primich?
Learn How to Play Blues Harp from Gary
Let a blues harp legend teach you how to play.
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