AG Weinberger - The Transylvanian Guitar Man International Guitarist From Transylvania the Cradle of Dracula AG WEINBERGER Bandleader, vocalist, producer and international Blues Ambassador, AGWeinberger is most arguably the very central figure in the Romanian Blues community. His touring band regularly plays to packed houses countrywide and has attracted rave reviews in rock, jazz and blues festival from USA to Germany and Israel. Hailing from the fabled region of Transylvania, he stands six foot five and tips the scales at 255 pounds. This unforgettable Bluesman is a giant, in terms of his monumental efforts to popularize the Blues in Eastern Europe and in terms of his monumental stature and stage presence. Since his entry into the Blues, he has shared the stage with Al DiMeola, John Mayall, Chick Corea and James 'Blood" Ulmer. As the only non-American peformer at the Bluestock National Blues Convention and Showcase in Memphis, in 1998, AG also shared the bill with Leon Russell, Son Seals, Little Milton and Hubert Sumlin Beside his efforts in spreading the Blues in Romania, Mr. Weinberger wrote scores on 17 theatre plays for worldwide famous Romanian theatre companies ( L.S. Bulandra Theatre and The Romanian National Theatre). A G Weinberger's Discography: 1. Good Morning, 'Mr. Blues ! 1996 2. Standard Weinberger 1997 This album earned the recognition of the Romanian Composers' Union, which has never formally recognized the Blues genre, awarding it "Best Jazz Album of the Year" in 1997. 3. 1600 Transylvania Avenue 1999 4. The Transylvanian Blues Man 2003 5. Nashville Calling 2006 DON'T MISS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO WITNESS THE SINGULAR ELECTRIFYING EXPERIENCE OF ONE OF EASTERN BLOCK'S MOST POPULAR BLUES GUITARIST FORGET COUNT DRACULA, come see what the buzz is all about when EAST meets WEST... Are you in for some string shakin' in the genuine way of Blues and Jazz tradition, mixed with Transylvania's gloomy taste ? AG will surely make you scream for more of his super blasting thunder-like sound, oozing from a 2000 year history and spirituality. Uniquely flavoured blend of Blues/Jazz/Rock/Soul with a little twist of genuine Transylvanian multicultural (jewish, romanian, hungarian, gypsy) musical heritage in it... In May 2000, AGWeinberger left Romania for a "cultural exile in the USA", as he likes to call it. Upon his arrival he got into the Chicago club circuit - worked for Son Seals, Laurie Bell, Pistol Pete, Chico Banks, Willie Kent & The Gents, etc. - then moved to NYC and performed in clubs such as Decade, Bitter End, Red Lion, Stone Pony etc. Finally he settled in Las Vegas where he worked in clubs and casinos. AG's first American album was recorded at the beginning of 2005, in Nashville, TN and in Seattle, WA being produced by Tom Hambridge (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Johnny Winter, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, Delbert McClinton, Johnny Lang, etc.) US QUOTES "A very good and dynamic guitar man." B. B. King "World class music, with a unique flavor." "Las Vegas Review Journal" "He is an extraordinary friend and a true Bluesman." Son Seals "An excellent and charismatic guitarist." Brian Spencer, Radio KUNV 91.5 FM, Las Vegas "In his music there is honesty and a real passion." "The Jonesboro Sun" "A resonant name, a music very well performed, well recorded, well arranged and well produced" Bruce Iglauer - Alligator Records "He is simply a monument of the American Musical treasure - the Blues." "Call Back Magazine"