If you’ve been with us for a while, you know the name Joel Paterson. A frequent guest on many of our shows, Joel is a Chicago based guitarist with seemingly endless drive that is fueled by his incredible talent Most recently, you might have heard Joel when he joined us in the WGN Showcase Studio on Thanksgiving morning. His hard work and constant touring schedule with his own group(s) and backing others has resulted in applause and respect from many far-flung corners of the globe.
World-renowned does not overstate Joel’s status!
He recently had a CD Release party at Evanston Space for his album “Hi-Fi Christmas Guitar.”
Joel was nice enough to invite us backstage for a conversation and let us share some video of his performance with you. If you’re a Les Paul fan, you’re gonna love this! And, if you remember the nights Joel and The Modern Sounds performed “Bacon Fat” on our show, you’ll want to watch. The video is now available on WGN Radio’s Steve & Johnnie page.
Just click this link to join in the fun.
And let us turn on the blatant plug light long enough to tell you that we think Joel’s album really does belong in your Christmas stocking. “Hi-Fi Christmas Guitar” is distributed by Bloodshot Records and can be ordered by pointing your browser right here.