John Blair

John Blair

Real Name:
John Franklin Blair
Profile:
Violinist & guitarist born November 8h 1943 Toledo, Ohio.
Dr. John Blair (or Master John Blair) grew up in California and began taking violin lessons as a child, graduating with honors from Lincoln High School in San Diego in 1961.
Blair became a heavy academic, holding degrees from Eastman and Curtis conservatories. He even founded a school (The Universal Natural System).
He is most known to invent the Vitar, an acoustic combination of violin and guitar. He featured on many jazz funk in the early 70's and released a few sought after psych-funk releases on Mercury, Columbia and CTI.
During the 80's he disapeared of the map never to return.
He died June 3rd 2006 of Heart failure in New York, NY.
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John Blair Discography Tracks

Albums

John Blair Mystical Soul (Album) A&R Netherlands 1971 Sell This Version
John Blair Southern Love (Album) Columbia US 1976 Sell This Version
John Blair We Belong Together (Album) CTI Records, CTI Records US 1977 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FMZ 32003/s John Blair Hey Root People(7", Single, Promo) Fama FMZ 32003/s Portugal 1970 Sell This Version
AR-7100-503 John Blair Say A Prayer / Hey Root People(7", Promo) A&R AR-7100-503 US 1970 Sell This Version
C 006 - 93.257 M John Blair i don't know why / hey root people(7") Stateside C 006 - 93.257 M France 1972 Sell This Version
John Blair Featuring Googie Coppola John Blair Featuring Googie Coppola - We Belong Together / I'm A Wizard (Single) CTI Records US 1977 Sell This Version
none Dr. John Blair* Featuring Roy Ayers Dr. John Blair* Featuring Roy Ayers - Respect / Trust(Acetate, 7") Circle Records Ltd none US 1982 Sell This Version
12C-1004 Dr. John Blair* Respect(12") 3C Records 12C-1004 US 1983 Sell This Version
John Blair Momma Said Shut-Up SAKB Records US 1985 Sell This Version
C1801 Master John Blair* Natural Mind Way (Survival Diet)(12") Conscience Records (2) C1801 US Unknown Sell This Version

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