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The 3 Hot New Music Sensations of 2011

Gary Clark Jr. is an American guitarist considered by some to be the leader of the Austin, Texas rock scene, playing in a style that has at times been compared to Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He has been acclaimed as the savior of blues and Rolling Stone declared him "Best Young Gun" in its April 2011, "Best of Rock" issue. His live performances, as well as his recordings, blend rock, soul and blues, infusing fluid guitar with a guttural howl and a falsetto trill that mix together.