ARIZONA BLUES HALL OF FAME

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Arizona Blues Hall of Fame has been established to honor the musicians, bands, venues and individuals who have made significant contributions to the Blues music culture in Arizona by inducting them into this Hall of Fame and then educating the public about the inductees.


The ABHOF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Hans Olson: President
Position available Vice President
Aleida Howard: Secretary
Carla Brownlee: Treasurer

Board members and REGIONAL ABHOF REPRESENTATIVES:
NORTHERN ARIZONA REGION:
Chairperson: Tom McMillian
Scott O’Neal 
 
CENTRAL REGION
Chairperson: Hans Olson
Aleida Howard
Ricky J. Lockhart
 
SOUTHERN ARIZONA REGION:
Chairperson: Carla Brownlee
Marty Kool
Mike Blommer

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Congratulations to the 2018 Inductees!

Northern Region:
Freddie Cisneros & Tom McMillian

Central Region:
Delmar Stewart

Southern Region:
Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey Duo
and Jeb Schoonover


Freddie Cisneros, Tom McMillian & Delmar Stewart were inducted on January 20, 2019 at the Rhythm Room in Phoenix.
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Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey Duo and Jeb Schoonover
were inducted March 30, 2019
at the Tucson Blues & Heritage Festival in Tucson.



In Memoriam

Small Paul Hamilton

1947-2019

Small
                            Paul

The great Small Paul Hamilton passed away on January 29, 2019. Paul was inducted into the ABHOF in 1996.  He was one of the greatest singers we ever had here in Arizona.
The ABHOF is saddened by this tremendous loss.
 
Hans Olson
ABHOF President


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Click this line for Paul's ABHOF bio


ABHOF Announcements:

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If you know someone who should be considered for nomination to the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame click here:  This Address    Please include a bio with your suggestion.  Any submission without a bio will not be considered. 

This site last updated:  April 12, 2019
Lowell Hollars, Webmaster: August, 2010 to current.
Contact Lowell Hollars at this Address


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The Inductees:

Bob Blasi


Mike Blommer

George Bowman

Carla Brownlee

Chicago Bar

Chicago Bar


Freddie Cisneros

Freddie
                        Cisneros

Bob
                  Corritore
Nancy Dalessandro
Ed Delucia

Ed Delucia

Diane Van Deurzen &
Lisa Otey

Stan Devereaux
Devereuax

Diehl
John Dixon

Duke Draper

Duke

Tommy Dukes
Tim Dustin

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Dyke
Mike Eldred

Mike Eldred

Alex
                          Flores

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Doug Fulton

Doug
                              Fulton
Sidney George

Sidney
                          George

Stefan
                        George

Ralph Gilmore

Chief Gilliame
Andy Gonzales

Andy
                        Gonzales
Richard Gomez

Richard Gomez

Steve Grams

Steve Grams
Chuck Hall

Chuck Hall


Bruce Halper

Bruce
                                    Halper
Paul "Texas Red" Halperin

Texas Red
Small Paul Hamilton

Small Paull
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 Heather Hardy

Heather Hardy

 Hoodoo Kings

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David Horwitz

David Horwitz
George Howard

George Howard
Mike Howard

Mike
                      Howard
Long John Hunter

Long John Hunter
Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan
King Karl

King Karl


Jerome Kimsey
Ted Kowal

Danny
                            Krieger

Mike Lenaburg-170h

Larry Lee Lerma

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Marx Loeb


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Janiva Magness

Magness
Jimmy Mack

Jimmy Mack


Gary Mackender

Gary Mackender



Jeff Masterson

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Blake Matthies

Blake Matthies

John McFarland
Tom McMillian

Tom McMillian
Arthur Migliazza

Arthur Migliazza
Lenny "The Mule" Mulé

Lenny "The
                                  Mule" Mulé


Michael P. Nordberg

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Hans Olson

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R.D. Olson

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Lisa Otey

 
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Buzz Pearson

 
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Big Pete Pearson

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Jimmy Peyton

 
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Rainer Ptacek

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Johnny Rapp

 
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Rochelle Raya

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Sugaray Rayford

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Buddy Reed

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Francine Reed


 

Danny Rhodes

 
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Dave Riley

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Rocket 88's

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Matt Roe

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Jeb Schoonover
Scotty Spenner

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Kidd Squidd

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Delmar Stewart

Delmar
Johnny Tanner

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Susie Tarsha

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Henry "Mojo" Thompson

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Hank Tomlin

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Brian Trimmer

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Dave Trippy

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Tony Uribe

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Glenn Velardi

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Tom Walbank

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Tommy Walker

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Anna Warr
 

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Steve Willis

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Bo Wilson

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