2/3/2007 - Tony Furtado

Tony Furtado is an award-winning banjo picker and slide guitar player of Portuguese and Italian heritage who was born in Pleasanton, California. A winner of the Grand National Banjo Championship in Kansas, he has released 10 albums, and has played with such notable musicians as Earl Scruggs, Bla Fleck, Alison Krauss, The String Cheese Incident and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. He has released several solo albums, including American Gypsy, Live Gypsy, Roll My Blues Away, These Chains, and Tony Furtado Band. Come see Tony live at CD WORLD for free on February 3rd at 2:00 pm and pick up a copy of his latest CD 'Thirteen' on sale!