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Albert Cummings (born in 1968) is a blues guitarist from Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is also a fourth generation builder. Albert Cummings started playing the five-string banjo at twelve but later switched to guitar. In his late twenties he formed a band, Swamp Yankee, and in 1999 released an independently produced CD. The trio spent just two hours in a studio to record the nine songs for the album. Albert Cummings debut recreated to perfection Stevie Ray Vaughan. 's style and tone on self-penned songs and blues standards. His next recording was issued as a solo album with Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, known as Stevie Ray Vaughn's backing team. Serving as producers they also arranged a deal to ensure wider distribution. Only Tommy Shannon remained as bass player for the next album. Two years later, in 2006, Cummings recorded a fourth album with new band members and allowed more country intonations in his music. In 2008, Albert released a live album recorded at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.