Eddie Vaan Shaw, began his career at the age of
eleven….he has been on the road ever since.
He was introduced to the guitar by Magic Sam, and was raised on the laps
of Elmore James,
Muddy Waters and
Later on, he played rhythm guitar at his father’s club at” 1815 West
Roosevelt” in Chicago, backing- up Eddie
Taylor, Hound Dog Taylor,
Freddie King, Eddie Burke,
Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon,
Koko Taylor, and
Albert Collins among others....
Eddie Vaan has played in every famous blues spots and hole in the wall
clubs in Chicago.
He has performed on several Boat Cruises, private Yachts... he has
played many festivals with James cotton, concerts with
George Thorgood and toured with
Hubert Sumlin, Junior Wells...
He has toured to international audiences and television in France,
Italy, Germany, Spain, Canada, Greece, Sweden, Austria, Mexico, Alaska,
He has left his mark on 12 Eddie Shaw
CD’s and CD recordings with Lonnie Shield, Bobba Barnes,
Pinetop Perkins and a special
tribute CD to Magic Sam.
He will make your jaw drop with his razor sharpness honing on the
axe......never pass up the chance to see him !
He is one of the finest guitarist ......brilliant !
From Webmaster: I saw Eddie and Eddie Shaw April 30th, 2011 in Kissimmee
and I highly recommend that you go and see this guy, he can play that 42
pound guitar great!