Southwest Louisiana-based guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sonny Landreth is an award-winning musician's musician. The playing found on his Zoo Entertainment studio releases, Outward Bound (1992) and South of I-10 (1995) is distinctive and unlike anything else in the electric blues particular canon. Landreth's style derives form many root sounds including Cajun music, zydeco, Delta blues, swamp pop and R&B, as well as rockabilly. He uses his fingers on the fretboard and a slide simultaneously, making him sound like several guitarists playing at once. Landreth's guitaristry has graced numerous recordings dating back to the 1970s by artists ranging from Elliott Murphy, John Hiatt, and Zachary Richard, to Alain Bashung, Kirk Whalum, and Irma Thomas, amid dozens more. As busy as he is, he records under his own name somewhat sporadically. Landreth issued three highly acclaimed records for Sugar Hill in the early 21st century including 2005's Grant Street. 2008's From The Reach placed him in the company of all star guitarists including Eric Clapton, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, and Mark Knopfler. (Jimmy Buffett and Dr. John made vocal appearances on the date). Landreth released his Provogue debut Bound By The Blues in 2015 and followed it with the Grammy nominated Recorded Live In Lafayette two years later.