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Taj Mahal

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: May 17, 1942    

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal - guitar, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist

Taj Mahal has spent more than 40 years exploring the roots and branches of the blues. Grounded in the acoustic pre-war blues sound but drawn to the eclectic sounds of world music, he revitalized a dying tradition and prepared the way for a new generation of blues men and women. While many African Americans shunned older musical styles during the 1960s, Mahal immersed himself in the roots of his past. “I was interested in the music because I felt something [got] lost in that transition of blacks trying to assimilate into society.” He had no intention of repeating what had come before, however, and drew deeply from the wells of the ethnic music of Africa, South America, and the Caribbean....
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    Maestro

    Heads Up International
    2008
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    The Essential Taj Mahal

    Private Music
    2005
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    River Of Love

    Private Music
    2001
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    Crystal Clear

    Private Music
    1999
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    Like Never Before

    Private Music
    1991
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    Live And Direct

    Private Music
    1991
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    LIVE

    Private Music
    1980
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