ARIZONA BLUES HALL OF FAME

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

ABHOF has been organized to educate the public about and promote the veteran Blues musicians and individuals who have made a substantial contribution to the Blues music culture in the State of Arizona.


The ABHOF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Mike Blommer, President:  2014 to current

Other Officers:

Carla Brownlee: Vice President & Treasurer
Hans Olson: Secretary

Other Board Members
Jim Crawford, Alex Flores, Danny Krieger, John Strasser, Glenn Velardi,
Mitzi Cowell, R. D. Olson and Debbi Groegan


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2015 Inductees

(bios to be added)

KoKo, Don Lupo & Blake Matthies were inducted 10-18-15
at the Tucson Blues Festival

Stan Devereaux, R.D. Olson & Sugaray Rayford were inducted 1-17-16
at the Rhythm Room
(see photos below)


R.D. Olson & Hans Olson (presenter)

Rd
                      Olson


Bob Corritore (presenter) & Sugaray Rayford
Sugaray
                  Rayford


John Dixon (presenter) & Stan Devereaux
Stan
                  Devereaux



Additional photos from the January 17, 2016 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for R.D. Olson, Sugaray Rayford & Stan Devereaux can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link

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ABHOF Announcements:


The ABHOF Board of Directors is looking for volunteers to serve on the Board to represent Phoenix and Northern Arizona.....contact President Mike Blommer at: This Address ...if you'd like to learn more or volunteer to help us keep the ABHOF going....

This site last updated:  Auguest 8, 2016
Lowell Hollars, Webmaster: August, 2010 to current.
Contact Lowell Hollars at this Address



Videos/Photos from previous years

A few photos from the January 18, 2015 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Dave Riley &
The Hoodoo Kings can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link


Photos from the December 29, 2013 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Jim Glass &
Mike Lenaburg can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link


A 19-minute video of the December 29, 2013 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Mike Lenaburg & Jim Glass can be viewed at the following link.
Video link


Photos from the January 24, 2012 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Dave Forster can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link


A 10-minute video of the January 24, 2012 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Dave Forster can be viewed at the following link.
Video link


A 6-minute video of the October 17, 2010 Induction Ceremony in Tucson can be viewed at the following link.
Video:  Oct. 17, 2010 ABHOF Induction Ceremony



A 9-minute video of the Jan. 10 Induction Ceremony (2009 Inductees) in Phoenix can be viewed at the following link.

Video:  Jan. 10, 2010 ABHOF Induction Ceremony


A 6-minute slideshow/video of the Dec. 28, 2008 Induction Ceremony of Schabuttie Gilliame (aka The Chief) can be viewed at the following link.
Video: Dec. 28, 2008 ABHOF Induction Ceremony


Click HERE for information on Past Events.


The Inductees:

Bob Blasi


Mike Blommer


George Bowman


Carla Brownlee

Chico Chism

Mitzi Cowell

Mitzy
                    Cowell


Deacon-170H
Photo missing

Ed Delucia


Diehl
John Dixon

Duke Draper

Tommy Dukes

Dyke & the Blazers

Brian Fahey

Liz Fletcher


Alex Flores

Doug Fulton

Sidney George

"The Chief" Schabuttie Gilliame

Chief
                              Gilliame

Jim Glass

JimGlass170H

Gerry Glombecki

Richard Gomez

Steve Grams

Chuck Hall


Paul "Texas Red" Halperin

Small Paul Hamilton

Heather Hardy

Mike Hebert

hebert

Gaynel Hodge

Hoodoo Kings

Hoodoo Kings CD
                          front
David Horwitz

missing file


George Howard



Long John Hunter

 

King Karl


Jerome Kimsey


Leon Kittrel


Marty Kool

Marty Kool

Louisiana Red

Don Lupo
Lupo


Jimmy Mack

Gary Mackender

Blake Matthies
Matthies


Arthur Migliazza

A Migliazza
                                photo

Michael P. Nordberg

MichaelNordberg-170H

Hans Olson

HansOlson-170H
R.D. Olson
R. D. Olson

Lisa Otey

Buzz Pearson

BuzzPearson170H

Big Pete Pearson


Jimmy Peyton

Rainer Ptacek

Johnny Rapp


Rochelle Raya

Sugaray Rayford
Sugaray


Buddy Reed

Francine Reed

Margo Reed


Danny Rhodes

Dave Riley

Dave
                      Riley
Rocket 88's

Rocet 88's

Roger Rotoli


Bill Shew & Cathy Warner

Bill
                      & Cathy
Dino Spells

Dino Spells

Scotty Spenner

ScottySpenner-170H
Johnny Tanner

Susie Tarsha

Bob Tate

Paul Thomas

Henry "Mojo" Thompson


Dave Trippy


Glenn Velardi

Velardi
Tom Walbank

Tom Walbank

Tommy Walker

Bo Wilson



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