Harvey Mandel

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
Harvey Mandel is an American rock guitarist whose innovative techniques helped formulate the Jazz Fusion genre of the early nineteen seventies. Mandel was one of the first artists to be heard on FM radio, with his legendary solo debut "Cristo Redentor". A night at The Fillmore West elevated Mandel's profile indefinitely, when Canned Heat's Henry Vestine abruptly quit the band. Michael Bloomfield, already in three different bands at the time, joined them for the first set. But Harvey took the reigns for set two and was made a full-time member as of their next gig- Woodstock. Read more...


Character: Canned Heat

Woodstock 1970

Character: Himself - Performer

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011