Friday, June 17, 2011

In China on book tour and blogging away....

On Please join me there.

My latest:

Note the comments below, including some haters. I think that’s the same guy who posted something similar on the Hollywood Reporter story.
It was great to play with Zhang Yong and Lu Wei. Tonight at the Orchard was even better… and tomorrow at Jianghu will be best. More coming.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Special BookPerks offer this week: Buy Big in China, get a free Beijing Blues CD.

BookPerks is running a special offer, this week only. Buy Big in China and receive a Beijing Blues CD for free. Same one praised by musical giants like Billy Gibbons and Warren Haynes. Check it out:

“Best Chinese blues band I ever heard. Who knew?”
-Billy F. Gibbons, ZZ Top
“You can hear the emotional commitment in every note of Woodie Wu’s playing. It is the sound of someone determined to find his own voice and destined to do so.”
-Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band
“A great mix of Western and Eastern blues that proves blues is a universal language. This cool CD has lots of soul and there is definitely music for more than just a blues fan here. “
-Joe Bonamassa
“A very pleasantly smoking CD…good tunes and good musicians clearly enjoying making great music together.”
-Blues legend Charlie Musselwhite
“A can’t-miss Beijing phenomenon. It’s always Tsingtao time when these guys take the stage.”
-Beijing City Weekend

“Very cool.”
-Derek Trucks 
Allman Brothers Band
“Simply amazing.”
-Col. Bruce Hampton
“The very essence of world music: stone cold  American blues with subtle, interesting  Chinese overtones and killer slide guitar.”
-Brad Tolinski, Guitar World
“Woodie Alan has really pushed forward the  development and growth of blues in China by playing hundreds of well-received shows. Woodie Wu is a new kind of guitar hero here — subtle and killer.”
-Guitar China