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Memphis Chapter's youngest member Matthew Davidson wins Robert Johnson New Generation Award
Blues guitarist and vocalist Matthew Davidson of Shreveport, Louisiana is the youngest member of the Memphis Chapter at 13 years old. He recently won the 2011 Robert Johnson Blues Foundation/Gibson Guitar New Generation Award. This award is presented annually by the Robert Johnson Foundation to a young guitarist between the ages of 12 and 18 years old. As winner of the award, Davidson received a Robert Johnson Signature Gibson L-1 guitar and the opportunity to play at a future Robert Johnson Foundation event.
More information about the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation/Gibson Guitar New Generation Award can be found here.