Memphis Chapter's youngest member Matthew Davidson wins Robert Johnson New Generation Award

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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.