Born in 1958, the son of famed blues harmonica player Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell picked up his father's guitar at age of five and taught himself to play. He grew up with many of the Chicago blues legends around him. Eddie Taylor, Big Walter Horton, Eddie Clearwater, Lovie Lee and many more were frequent visitors to his house. They all helped to shape and school him in the blues, but none as much as his father's long-time employer Muddy Waters.In 2007 Bell started his own label Aria B.G. Records and released Let's Talk About Love, which has been called his most accomplished, deeply heartfelt album yet. Since 2007 he has received multiple Blues Music Award nominations. In 2012 came the arrival of his second CD on Aria BG Records The Devil Ain't Got No Music, a collection of acoustic blues and gospel songs that recollect the music he often played with his dad.At last count Lurrie Bell has now appeared on over 50+ recordings either as leader or featured sideman. Lurrie Bell's elegant and intense guitar playing and passionate vocals have made him a favorite at clubs and festivals around the world and have earned him a reputation as one of the "leading lights" in the future of the blues.