B. B. King Quotes

Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.





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B. B. King
B. B. King
  • Born: September 16, 1925
  • Died: May 14, 2015
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Producer

Riley B. King, known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.