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A.G. Weinberger

A.G. Weinberger

A.G. Weinberger


Attila Weinberger, popularly known as A.G., is absolutely peerless in his mastery of the American blues, a musical genre that has taken Romania, his native country, by storm. A self-taught guitarist from age 11, he garnered several prestigious Romanian awards by age 20. In the mid-80s, A.G. made the transition from rock guitarist to blues guitarist and has been on a roll ever since. In 1991 he puts together his own band to promote the Blues throughout the country Read more on Last.fm
Attila Weinberger, popularly known as A.G., is absolutely peerless in his mastery of the American blues, a musical genre that has taken Romania, his native country, by storm. A self-taught guitarist from age 11, he garnered several prestigious Romanian awards by age 20. In the mid-80s, A.G. made the transition from rock guitarist to blues guitarist and has been on a roll ever since.

In 1991 he puts together his own band to promote the Blues throughout the country, organizing concerts, setting up instructional workshops, and supporting the development of neophyte blues musicians. Along his touring band he regularly plays to packed houses countrywide and has attracted rave reviews in rock, jazz and blues festival from USA to Germany and Israel. Weinberger pursues his promotion of the Blues with missionary zeal. He advocates the Blues as a bold symbol of freedom and individualism and sees his music as an ideal vehicle for transferring these values to the Romanian youth.

Through his art he aspires to create a bridge between American blues devotees and their Romanian counterparts whose numbers are increasing daily. A guitar player, singer, harmonica player, producer for airplay shows and albums, initiator of the so-called "Club Movement", he represents a definite authority in his field. After a short career with a renowned rock band - Metropol where Weinberger thinks of himself only as a "session man", in 1986 he starts his solo career. It is in this period that he builds the first Blues band in Romania Transylvanian Blues Community. Ignoring the censorship imposed by the communist regime, they succeed in performing in many tours throughout Romania, where tickets sold out immediately particularly because they were considered "outlaws".

During the same period he is invited to work together on their albums with well-known performers in Romania. After 1990, when the borders opened, he is offered the opportunity to perform in tours in Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Turkey and Hungary where in 1992 he performs as a supporting act for Al DiMeola in Budapest. Another unique musical activity of Weinberger is his co-operation with several theatres in Romania. There he wrote music for: R. Nash- "The Rainmaker" (1985), "Cinderella" (1986), Allan Ginsberg, Jacques Prevert- " Death Father Blues" (1992) Camil Petrescu- "Procust's Bed" (1996) and many others.

In 1991 A.G. builds his own Blues band, called Weinberger Blues Machine, where along the years he has had the honor of performing with several musicians belonging to diverse attitudes and ways of thinking, which helped A.G. along his evolution. Read more on Last.fm.

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