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The Straits Times

Blind musician steals the show

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NBC

A Day in the Life of 'Badass and Blind' Musician, Raul Midon

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Billboard

Raul Midón Embraces Jazz on 'Badass and Blind' Album, Premieres 'Gotta Gotta Give' Lyric Video

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Soul Tracks

Raul Midón Premieres "Pedal to the Metal" Music Video

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Rolling Out

RRaul Midón is ‘Bad A** and Blind,’ shatters myths and misconceptions

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Guitar World

Raul Midón Premieres "Pedal to the Metal" Music Video

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ALL MUSIC

Album Premiere: Raul Midón, 'Bad Ass and Blind'

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People

Raul Midón Unleashes New Single 'Pedal to the Metal'

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Atlanta 11 Alive

Raul Midon performs for Atlanta's 11 Alive.

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Denio's World

The jazz and sould superhero is back with a new project: Bad Ass and Blind.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Concerts this week: Bryan Ferry, Raul Midón
The eclectic singer-songwriter-guitarist has worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Queen Latifah to Jason Mraz and released eight albums, including 2014’s “Don’t Hesitate,” which features appearances from Dianne Reeves and bass legend Marcus Miller. Midón, a New Mexico native blind since birth, is celebrating the release of his ninth album, “Bad Ass and Blind,” with this Atlanta show, though the new record will arrive on March 24.

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Soul Tracks

Raul Midon, as the title of his latest CD makes unmistakably clear, is very much comfortable in his own skin. He is both a bad ass multi-instrumentalist, a great songwriter, a power packed singer who can range from baritone to falsetto with ease, and a vocal simulator whose impersonation of a trumpet is so exact that I’ve heard him perform it on projects that feature top flight trumpeters and I was hard pressed to distinguish between the two.

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Glide

Raul Midón Announces Ninth Album, ‘Bad Ass and Blind’, Shares Tour Dates

Singer/Songwriter/Multi-instrumentalist Raul Midón has been creatively shattering boundaries in the Jazz and Pop worlds for the last decade. His soulful and funky artistry goes way beyond any notion of genre – it is musicianship, charisma, timing, songwriting and personality that unmistakably solidify the context of his songs. His music commands listeners with open minds, open ears and open hearts.

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iSpySoul

Raul Midon shows us how to "Fly Like An Eagle"

You know how you react when you see a magician do an incredible trick, right in front of your eyes? You stand there, with your jaw dropped, looking absolutely in awe at him or her, wondering what just happened? Wondering how in the world did they do that? If you ever see incredible vocalist, songwriter and amazing guitarist, Raul Midon, that’s how you’ll feel.

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Khaleej Times

Mariah Carey charms Dubai at Dubai Jazz Festival

...Earlier in the evening, the multi-talented, visually challenged singer Raul Midon enthralled fans with his one-man band show. The guitarist-singer-percussionist who turns a guitar into an orchestra, and his voice into a trumpet, won the' heart of fans with an amazing show.

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The National

Dubai Jazz Festival 2017: Opening act Raul Midon will stir festival-goers
The title of Raúl Midon's upcoming album reads like a mission statement, and Bad Ass and Blind is a refrain the soul-funk singer-songwriter repeatedly asserts on the opening title track.

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Vancouver Sun

It's all just music to genre-defying jazz singer Diane Reeves
To understand the genius of Diane Reeves, you need only listen to the track Tango from her latest album Beautiful Life. The 10th tune on her 2014 Concord release showcases her incredible scat skills juxtaposed against guitarist Raul Midon‘s tasty acoustic grooves. While the killer backing band gets its most seductive Latin vamp locked in, Reeves manages to incorporate everything from gospel-tinged hollers to yodelling, operatic flights and the occasional gutsy growl.

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ABC Radio Melbourne Australia

Raul with Clare Bowditch at ABC Melbourne.
Live performance from extraordinary guitarist Raul Midon, and a great chat about the creative process with Hoodoo Guru Dave Faulkner and guitarist Raul Midon

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Raúl Midón with Denis Walter on Australia's 3AW

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midon joined 3AW's Denis Walter in-studio with his new album 'Bass Ass & Blind'.
Starting out as a back-up singer for artists including Shakira, Julio Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera, Midon has since carved out his own unique sound blending elements of flamenco, jazz and R&B.

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