Frederick Martin "Freddie" Roulette is an American electric blues lap steel guitarist and singer. He is best known as an exponent of the lap steel guitar. He is a member of the band Daphne Blue and has collaborated with Earl Hooker, Charlie Musselwhite, Henry Kaiser, and Harvey Mandel. He has also released several solo albums. One commentator described Roulette as an "excellent musician".
|Birth name:||Frederick Martin Roulette|
|Born:||May 3, 1939, Evanston, Illinois, United States|
|Genres:||Chicago blues, electric blues|
|Instruments:||Lap steel guitar|
|Labels:||Janus, Rykodisc, others|
|Associated acts:||Daphne Blue / Ray Bronner, Henry Kaiser, Harvey Mandel, Earl Hooker, the Holmes Brothers|
About Freddie Roulette
Electric blues guitarist and singer who perfected the sound of the lap steel guitar and was a member of the Daphne Blue band.
He learned to play guitar during high school when he became influenced by blues music.
He released his debut album, Sweet Funky Steel, in 1973.
He resides in San Francisco where he works on his music.
He contributed to the Miles Davis tribute album Yo Miles in 1998.
Information related to Freddie Roulette
- Musicians from Evanston, Illinois
- Blues musicians from Illinois
- Steel guitarists
- Chicago blues musicians
- Slide guitarists
- Electric blues musicians
- American session musicians